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Ward Park Bowling Pavilion

Ward Park, Park Drive, Bangor, Co. Down, BT20 4LH

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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 Bowling Pavilion is located in Ward Park just off Park Drive.

Parking (Park Drive)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 295cm x 390cm (9ft 8in x 12ft 10in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located off Park Drive.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 230cm x 390cm (7ft 7in x 12ft 10in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located off Park Drive.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Opening Times (April to September)

  • Monday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Sunday 13:00 - 17:30.
  • Comments View
    • It is also open 13:00 - 21:00 on Bank Holidays.
    • The Pavilion is open April - late September.

Outside Access (Pavilion Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the building.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 102cm (3ft 4in).

Inside Access (Bowling Pavilion)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left as you enter the bowling pavilion.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).

Standard Changing Room (Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the right as you enter the bowling pavilion.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).

Outside Access (Bowling Greens)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front left of the bowling pavilion.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 109cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the bowling green entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • All three bowling greens can be accessed via this gate.

Access Point (Bowling Greens)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the front right of the bowling pavilion.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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 76cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located as you pass through the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • All three bowling greens can be accessed via this gate.

Level Change (Access To The Greens)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the paved viewing area and the bowling green.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible toilet 30m from the pavilion in the Ward Park Public Convenience Building.

Accessible Toilet (Right Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, pictorial, written text and ‘Not All Disabilities Are Visible’ signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the front of the public convenience building.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 232cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • 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 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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 open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 153cm from the floor.
  • 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 a mirror.
    • 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 48cm (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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser 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 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 fair.
    • 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 good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the female changing room.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the male changing rooms.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are moderate to good.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.