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Wombwell Recreation Ground

Station Road, Wombwell, South Yorkshire, S73 0BJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include an athletics track and football ground.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is used by AFC Yorkshire Junior Football Club, Wombwell Sporting Athletics Club, South Yorkshire Kart Club and Wombwell Model Car Club.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Wombwell.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Gate Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • 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) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 600cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the gates.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Level Change (Janette Thomlins Suite and Players Changing Rooms)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the main access path for the Janet Thomlins Suite and the players changing rooms.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the main access path for the Janet Thomlins Suite and the players changing rooms.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Janette Thomlins Suite Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located the left of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 74cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access (Janette Thomlins Suite)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout this area.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are various table games and a computer games station in this area.

Eating and Drinking (Janette Thomlins Suite)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • 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.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Sports Ground

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Home and Away wheelchair users do not have separate seating areas.
    • Wheelchair users do not have a designated accessible seating area.
    • Accessible toilets are not available.
    • There is not an audio description service.
  • Comments View
    • The stand has concrete seating (photograph 3).
    • The surface leading to the stand from the car park is uneven (photograph 4).

Level Change (Supporters Stand)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located going onto the stand.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up the step(s).

Outside Access (Changing Room Entrance / Players Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the Janette Tomlins Suite.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the pitch to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located leading to the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 12cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Changing Room (Players Changing Rooms)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the changing room entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the sports ground.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the rear of the bar area.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a deep step.
  • Comments View
    • There are separate home and away changing rooms in this area.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • 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 on the grassy areas at the rear of the venue.