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Comber Cemetery

31 Newtownards Road, Comber, Co. Down, BT23 5AZ

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  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Botanic.
  • Comments View
    • The Comber Cemetery is located on the South side of the Newtownards Road in Comber.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • The cemetery is open to the public at the following times:
    • November to February - 9am to 4pm
    • March and April - 9am to 6pm
    • April and September - 8am to 8pm
    • May to August - 8am to 9pm.

Parking (Newtownards Road Car Park)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Newtownards Road Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Newtownards Road.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 354cm x 475cm (11ft 7in x 15ft 7in).
    • There are dropped kerbs along the route from the car park to the cemetery entrance.

Outside Access (Main Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Comber Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 393cm (12ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • There are dropped kerbs from the pavements on either side of the road to allow pedestrians to traverse through the main gate via the road.


  • The cemetery does have footpaths.
  • The paths have compact earth, tarmac and gravel surfaces.
  • The majority of paths are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight, medium and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bollards between the paths.
  • The height of the bollards is 95cm.
  • The colour contrast of the bollards is good.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet (Right Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main gate.
    • This accessible toilet is located to your right as you enter through the main gates into the cemetery.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 246cm (5ft 6in x 8ft 1in).
    • There is 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

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Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Comments View
    • The contact address for the cemetery is:
    • Ards and North Down Borough Council, Town Hall, The Castle, Bangor, BT20 4BT.