Access Statment for NOVUS at the Tithe Barn, Sisland

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests at Sisland Tithe Barn.


If you are looking for a unique venue to host a private breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner then look no further than Novus at Sisland Tithe Barn.

With a picture window overlooking the surrounding meadows – complete with resident Barn Owl – and a bright New England colonial atmosphere, Novus has a clean, fresh feel enhanced by modern sculptures. Available throughout the year, Novus is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or simply relax with friends.

We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance, please contact us.


NOVUS can be accessed via parking spaces immediately outside The Tithe Barn.

The entrance to Novus is via a shallow slope leading to an entrance door 860mm/ 34ins wide.

Dining tables in Novus are rectangular with four legs 635mm/25ins from the floor to the lowest point of the table (under-space). The tables are 750mm/29.5ins high with free space all around them.

The dining chairs (all moveable) have padded seats but no arms. The seat height of the chairs from the floor is 440mm/17.25ins. A further two dining chairs are available with padded seats and arms. The seat height from the floor is 460mm/18ins.

The floor-covering inside the entrance of Novus is a short-pile door-mat leading to wood laminate flooring.

Double French Doors lead out to the garden via a gentle slope. The width of a single door is 900mm/35.5ins. Both doors open to a width of 1860mm/73.25ins.

Throughout, lighting is by natural daylight and, by night, overhead lighting complemented by spot-lights placed around the room.

Novus has a good colour contrast between the floors, doors and walls. Doors are white and/or glass with walls and flooring darker in colour.

This Access Statement is available in larger print on request.