Victoria Park

Grove Road, Bow, London E9 7DE

0207 364 5000

parks@towerhamlets.gov.uk

www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 14/03/2014

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include West Park- Pavilion Cafe,West Boating Lake,Chinese Pagoda,Rose Garden,Floral Sunken Garden and a Children's Playground, East Park - East Fishing Lake, Bowling Green, Sports Pavilion, Tennis Courts, Pools Playground, Old English Garden, Hub Building and Park Cafe, Football and Rugby Pitches and War Memorial.

  • Related link The Hub and Park Cafe.

  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/tower-hamlets-council/the-hub-and-park-cafe

  • There are 19 entrances to the park along its 86 hectares.

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

  • Monday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Friday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in London.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Cambridge Heath.

  • The nearest underground station is Bethnal Green.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • 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.

  • The car park is located of St Mary's Gate South.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open (no doors).

  • The door opening is 320cm (10ft) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located ahead as you enter.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft) wide.

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  • 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

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  • 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

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  • There are some uneven paths around the park.

  • The surfaces of the paths is tarmac.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Full table service is available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 4m (4yd 14in) from the the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is modern english.

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

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 15in) from the the crown gate west entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter within a toilet block.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 180cm (7ft x 5ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (19in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • 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 3").

  • There is a sink.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located ahead as you enter within a toilet block.

  • The female and male toilets are 16m (17yd 19in) from the the crown gate west entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located ahead as you enter.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft).

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

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