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Blackpool County Cricket Club

Barlow Crescent, off West Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9EQ

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Opening Times

  • The opening times vary depending on matches and events taking place.
  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Blackpool.
  • There is not 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 Blackpool.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • 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 unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a designated parking area for Blue Badge holders next to the clubhouse.
    • Due to building works the Blue Badge parking area is unavailable until May 2017.

Outside Access (Clubhouse Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the clubhouse.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Clubhouse Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the stand.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading up to the stand.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
  • 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp and steps also give access to the designated seating area at the back of the pavilion stand.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Cricket Ground)

  • There is a surfaced and grass path that runs around the boundary of the cricket ground.
  • There is a moderate slope located next to the scoreboard leading up to the far side of the ground.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is available from the bar.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the clubhouse entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • 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 main meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Food is not available on Mondays and Tuesdays.
    • Children not permitted in the bar.

Sports Ground

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Wheelchair users have a designated accessible seating area.
    • There is not level access to the designated seating area.
    • Wheelchair seating is located along the back of the Pavilion Stand.
    • The view from this area is good.
    • A companion can sit beside / near you.
    • Accessible toilets are available.
    • The closest accessible toilet to the seating area is 30m 33yd.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the clubhouse.

Accessible Toilet (Clubhouse)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the clubhouse entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the clubhouse.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 110cm x 180cm (3ft 7in x 5ft 11in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 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 bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a dropdown rail on the left of the toilet.

Standard Toilet(s) (Clubhouse)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left of the clubhouse.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the clubhouse entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the club house.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the clubhouse entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.