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Jordanstown Loughshore Park and Caravan Park

Shore Road, Whiteabbey, Newtownabbey, BT37 0PY

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Introduction

  • There are attendants on duty at evenings and weekends (March to September).

Opening Times (Park)

  • Monday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Friday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Saturday 08:00 - 21:00..
  • Sunday 08:00 - 21:00..

Opening Times (Toilets - Summer)

  • Monday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Friday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Saturday 08:00 - 19:00..
  • Sunday 08:00 - 19:00..

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Newtownabbey.
  • 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.

Parking

  • 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 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 450cm (8ft 2in x 14ft 9in).
  • 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 / non stepped access from the car park to 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.

Caravan Park

  • The caravan park has 14 caravan pitches and 4 tent pitches.
  • There is a pin code to gain access to the caravan park and the amenities.
  • This pin code is given when booking the site.

Inside Access

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The paths throughout the park are surfaced.
    • There are some easy and moderate slopes throughout the park.

Outside Access (Barista)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Barista)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Friday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Saturday 08:00 - 21:00..
    • Sunday 08:00 - 21:00..

Outside Access (Caravan Park Toilet Block)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the toilet block.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a pin code to access the toilet block.
    • The pin code can be obtained from a member of staff.

Outside Access (Play Area Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading into the play area.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 114cm (3ft 9in) wide.

Accessible Toilet (Caravan Park)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial, tactile and Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 2m (6ft 7in) from the Caravan Toilet Block entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the toilet block.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 250cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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 mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • 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 bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Caravan Park)

Accessible Shower (Caravan Park)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the adapted toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • Other facilities available are drop down rails and alarm.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Shower (Caravan Park)

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in the standard toilets.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet (Park)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is located next to the cafe.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 220cm (7ft 3in x 7ft 3in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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 mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • 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 bright.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located in the adapted toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Standard Toilet(s) (Park)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.