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Victoria Park

Park Avenue, Belfast, BT4 1JT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include sports pitches, bowling green, outdoor gym equipment, a playground, a lake two eco trails around the lake.
  • Comments View
    • There is a new changing complex with ten changing rooms and accessible toilet facilities.
    • The changing complex is only open when the pitches are in use.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 390cm x 490cm (12ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 230cm (7ft 7in).
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Entrances)

  • There is a moderately sloped path leading into the park from Park Avenue.
  • There is also Sam Thompson Bridge leading into the park from Airport Road. It has an easy slope.

Park

  • There are surfaced paths that run throughout the park.
  • Some parts of the park have a grass surface and may not be suitable for some wheelchair users.
  • There are some easy and moderate slopes located along the paths.
  • There is a bridge leading over the river to access additional paths and the football pitches.
  • The bridge has a moderate slope.

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 9m (9yd 2ft) from the designated parking.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the side of the car park.
    • 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 by sliding (automatically).
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is no dropdown rail for the toilet.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 poor.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a push button for the lock.
    • There is a 20p charge for members of the public without a radar key.

Standard Toilet(s)