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Darton Park

Church Street, Darton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 5LZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include pavilion changing rooms, a children's play area, football pitch, skate park, two tennis courts and a Bowling Green.

COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in February 2021.
  • We want everyone to enjoy our parks and playgrounds safely. If you’re visiting one of our outdoor areas, please consider the guidance currently in place around hands, face, space and take extra care to protect yourself and your family.

Opening Times

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Darton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Darton.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Barnsley Street Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Barnsley Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The path beyond the entrance is uneven.

Outside Access (Church Street Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Church Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is 120cm wide.
    • The path leading to this entrance is uneven.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are two tennis courts to the right of the park.
    • The entrance into these courts is 142cm wide as shown in photograph 5.

Children's Play and Skate Park

  • There is a children's play park and skate park located to the right of the park.
  • There is a climbing frame, a chute, and swings.
  • The skate park has various ramps ranging from shallow to steep.
  • There is also a ramped area with three medium steps without handrails.

Pavillion

  • The pavilion is located in the centre of the park and houses two standard changing rooms.
  • There is an unmarked shallow step from the path to the right of the pavilion.
  • This step can be avoided by approaching from the grass or from the left of the pavilion.
  • These changing rooms are used by football teams during weekends and are not available for public use.
  • The doors to these changing rooms are 72cm wide, heavy and open away from you (push).
  • There is a step in front of each entrance.
  • These steps are 39cm high and do not have handrails.
  • There is a standard toilet in each changing room.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)