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Taghnevan Community Allotments

Taghnevan Youth and Community Centre, Glenholme Park, Lurgan, County Armagh, BT66 8SL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include allotments, a log cabin, poly tunnel and nature trail.
  • Comments View
    • These accessible allotments are run by Taghnevan Community Development Association and staffed on an ad hoc basis by volunteers.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open from dawn til dusk.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 490cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) from the gate entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 75m (82yd 1in) from the gate 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The venue shares the car park with The Gaelic Athletic Association.
    • There is an uneven path that leads from the car park to the venue.
    • There is also parking immediately outside the venue.
    • The surface of this parking is loose chippings.

Outside Access (Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the path at the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 97cm (3ft 2in).

Outside Access (Log Cabin Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • The cabin is 10m from the gate entrance.
    • There is a key pad entry system to the cabin.
    • The height of the key pad is 163cm.

Level Change (Log Cabin Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access (Log Cabin)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Allotments

  • The low beds in the allotments are 30cm high.
  • There are raised beds that are suitable for wheelchair users or people with mobility problems.
  • The raised beds are 100cm high.
  • There are various level paths with a loose chippings and concrete slab surface around the allotments.

Poly Tunnel

  • The entrance to the tunnel is single and light.
  • The door opens towards you (pull).
  • The door is 90cm wide.
  • There are similar doors at each end of the tunnel.
  • The work stations inside the tunnel are 80cm high.
  • The paths inside the tunnel are level and are made of concrete slabs.
  • There is fixed bench seating to the right as you face the tunnel entrance.

Tool Shed

  • The tool shed is to the right of the log cabin.
  • The door to the tool shed is single and heavy.
  • The door opens towards you (pull).
  • The door is 85cm wide.
  • The height to the padlock is 143cm.

Nature Trail

  • The nature trail is to the right of the allotments.
  • The trail has paths of easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • The paths are made up of loose chippings.
  • There is a bridge at the end of the path that leads to the car park off Taghnevan Youth and Community Centre.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the grassed areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.