Safety

Each flat has its own smoke alarm and fire blanket.  The entry lobby at Mallard has a fire alarm which is routinely checked by our managing agents.  The windows are lockable at Mallard.  Windows at Mallard have restricted opening, but can be extended in hot weather, or in emergencies, by pressing the red buttons at the sides.  Mallard has a carbon monoxide detector.

In the event of car trouble, there is a garage repair business very near Mallard, on Leeman Road, .  Near Foss, try Aaron Services 92A Huntington Rd, York YO31 8RN.

Should anyone in your party have an accident or become ill, the Emergency Dept at York District Hospital is on the Wigginton Road, half a mile from Foss and about 1.5 miles away from Mallard.  There is a pharmacy, dentist and doctor about a mile away from Mallard on the Boroughbridge Road, A59.  For Foss, there is a Boots Pharmacy on the Haxby Road heading into town.

There is a coin phone in the twin bedroom at Mallard.  Incoming calls, calls to the owners and 999 calls are free.  There is no landline at Foss, so please make sure your mobile is charged up.

Please do not smoke anywhere in the flats or communal areas – our leases prohibit this.