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Kilbride Cemetery

Moyra Road, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey, BT39 0SD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the Stephenson Mausoleum.

Opening Times (Office Opening Times)

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • The cemetery is open 7 days a week.
    • The cemetery opens at 08.00 Monday to Saturday and at 09.00 on Sundays.
    • The cemetery closes at dusk in Spring, Autumn and Winter or at 21.00 during the summer months.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Mossley West.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is not accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is no vehicular access into the cemetery, the parking area is located outside by the Access Point - Pedestrian Access.

Access Point (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in front of the cemetery.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the Access Point - Pedestrian Entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the Access Point - Pedestrian Entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
  • Comments View
    • The two steps beyond the gate do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • The cemetery does not have any surfaced paths.
  • There is a small standing gravel area just inside the entrance.
  • The remainder of the site has a grass surface with some easy and moderate slopes.
  • The grass surface is very uneven.
  • Some of the older gravestones have fallen over.
  • Photograph 7 shows a graduating wall without a barrier in the centre of the cemetery.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)