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Ballyholme Play Area

Ballyholme Road, Bangor, Co. Down, BT20 5HS

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Introduction

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bangor.
  • Comments View
    • The play area is located on Ballyholme Road adjacent to no. 65 Ballyholme Road.
    • It is in the grassed area adjacent to the esplanade walk.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Parks and Gardens (Esplanade)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Level Change (Play Area Haunched Kerbs)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the kerbing around the soft rubberised surfacing.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Play Area

  • The play area is unfenced and open on all sides to the grassed area behind the esplanade walk.
  • The area is paved with soft rubberised surfacing with concrete haunched kerbs surrounding.
  • The area is unlit and there is no seating.
  • Equipment includes 2 swings, 2 toddler swings and 2 spring bikes.
  • There are grassed playing fields behind the play area and public conveniences nearby.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located between the female and male toilets.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 209cm x 190cm (6ft 10in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is not 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 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the toilet.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Male Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Level Change (Standard Female Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.