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Aurora Play Area

3 Valentine Road, Bangor, Co. Down, BT20 4TH

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  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bangor.
  • Comments View
    • The play area is located next to Bangor Castle Walled Garden, on the far side of the car park from Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex.

Parking (Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the play park.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 590cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 4in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 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 are standard parking bays directly beside the play area.
    • There are further designated bays outside the Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex, on the far side of the car park.

Access Point (Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located along the path from the carpark.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 103cm.
    • There are two similar gates to access the play park from the path beside the walled garden.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located along the path outside the play area.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Play Park

  • The play area is surrounded by a low metal fence and has soft rubberised matting beneath the equipment.
  • The surface of the play park has some slight and medium slopes.
  • Play equipment includes a multi-purpose climbing frame and slide, junior climbing frame and slide, swing, bucket seat swing, nest seat swing, cradle swings, spring seesaws and seats, a pair of talking tubes, a seat spin roundabout and activity panels.
  • There are bench seats to each side of the play area.
  • There is no artificial lighting to illuminate the park.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is in the Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex, approximately 150m from the play park.

Standard Toilet(s)

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