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Elsecar Park

Armroyd Lane, Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 8HJ

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in August 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.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is not hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is track and trace in the Tee Pot café.
  • There is not clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • Toilets are available.
  • The venue is not certified with the 'We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Nine-hole pitch and putt, crazy golf, children's play area, picnic area, bandstand and Tee Pot café.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Elsecar.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Elsecar.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Friday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 07:30 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 16:30.

Parking

  • 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 Elsecar Heritage Centre overflow car park.
    • The car park is located on Wentworth Road.
    • There is not a/are not 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
    • Photographs 1, 2, 3 and 4 show the Elsecar Heritage Centre overflow car park on Wentworth Road opposite the Wentworth Road entrance to the park.
    • Photographs 5, 6, 7 and 8 show the public car park to the left of the Armroyd Road park entrance.
    • Photographs 9 and 10 show the car park on Wentworth Road Reservoir and Nature Reserve entrance.

Access Point (Wentworth Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Wentworth Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • 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.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Access Point (Armroyd Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Armroyd Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 78cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • This access point leads to the top part of the park and gives vehicular access for the Tee Cup café employees and deliveries
    • As seen in photograph 1 there is pedestrian access.
    • The Tee Cup Café is located approximately 100m from this access point at the top of the steep slope.

Access Point (Nature Reserve and Reservoir)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Wentworth Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 120cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located along the path beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The path at this access point is compacted soil and is rough and uneven.
    • The bridge along this path is 75cm wide, as seen in photograph 4.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and tarmac surface(s).
  • There are slight, steep and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • The majority of the paths are wide enough for a wheelchair to manoeuvre.
    • There is a bandstand beyond the Wentworth Road entrance.
    • There are 8 medium unmarked steps with a handrail on the right to access the bandstand, as seen in photograph 4.
    • There are various steps throughout the park.
    • Photographs 9,10 and 11 show a set of 15+ steps which give access to the top of the park and the Tee Pot café.
    • These steps are unmarked, medium with handrails on both sides.
    • These steps can be avoided by taking a long steep slope.
    • Photographs 12, 13 and 14 show outdoor gym equipment located at the top of the park adjacent to the Tee Pot café.

Picnic and Play Area

  • This area is located in the bottom part of the park.
  • The gate to this area opens away from you, is easy to open and is 86cm wide.
  • There is fixed bench seating.
  • The play area as seen in photographs 4, 5, 6 and 7 is suitable for younger children.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is located at the top part of the park directly in front of the café.
  • There are various climbing frames swings and slides.
  • There is also a multi-use games area, as seen in photographs 8 and 9.
  • Photographs 10, 11 and 12 show the crazy golf course located to the right of the Tee Pot Café.

Outside Access (Tee Pot Cafe)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the cafe.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Eating and Drinking (Tee Pot Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located at the top part of the park.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the cafe entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 6 shows the takeaway window at the front of the café.
    • The height of this window is 97cm.
    • Photograph 7 shows the ice cream and golf club hire hut which is located to the left of the café.
    • The height of this window is 147cm.
    • There is outdoor fixed bench seating at the front of the café, as seen in photograph 8.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 100m (109yd 1ft) from the Armroyd Lane entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the top part of the park adjacent to the Tee Pot cafe.
    • There is not 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 key can be obtained from a member of Cafe staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 195cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 5in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste and clinical 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 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the Accessible Toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a fixed height changing bench in this toilet, as seen in photographs 5 and 6.
    • The height of the bench is 90cm and the length is 90cm.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the top part of the Park adjacent to the Tee Pot cafe.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 100m (109yd 1ft) from the Armroyd Lane Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels in the female and male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a narrow slope at the threshold of the female and male standard toilets, as seen in photographs 2 and 6.