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Knockbreda Cemetery

Church Road, Castlereagh, Belfast, BT8 7AN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a cemetery and staff office.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Gates)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Church Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 296cm (9ft 9in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional vehicular entrance on Saintfield Road.

Level Change (Main Gates)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the gates.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Staff Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the top of the cemetery, close to Saintfield Road.
  • There is not 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 light.
  • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
    • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.
    • Saturday 08:30 - 12:30.
    • Sunday Closed.

Level Change (Staff Office Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Cemetery

  • There is a network of tarmac paths which run throughout the cemetery.
  • The paths have some easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • There is stepped access along one of the paths but it can be bypassed.
  • The paths are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • Bench seating is provided along some of the paths.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.