Hengrove Play Park

Hengrove Way, Hengrove, Bristol BS14 0HR

0117 922 3719

bristolparks@bristol.gov.uk

www.bristol.gov.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 05/11/2015

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the play park, wheels park, seating areas and picnic areas, cafe and toilet facilities.

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

  • The park is open 10:00 – 19:00 Monday to Friday and 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday and Sunday.

  • In winter, opening times are 10:00 till dusk.

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Parson Street.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There is/are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 480cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 92m (100yd 1ft) from the main gate.

  • The furthest designated bay is 117m (127yd 2ft) from the main gate.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in) wide.

  • The play park has plenty of activities for young children.

  • There is sand and water play, the jungle dome, green open spaces, picnic area and a large variety of other equipment such as; swings, slides, runways carousels and rocking equipment.

  • They are all accessible by an easy to moderate path within the play park.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main gates.

  • The accessible toilet is located next to the play park office.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 207cm (5ft 6in x 6ft 9in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • It is a push button style of alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are not mirrors.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to the right of the play park office.

  • The female and male toilets are 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main gate.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.