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Jubilee Gardens

Gynn Square, Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 9SJ

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Introduction

  • This venue is dedicated to public service workers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

COVID-19 Information

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 Blackpool North.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The name of the nearest tram stop is Gynn Square.

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 Gynn Square Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Gynn Square.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Holmfield Road.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Within Gynn Square car park are 2 electrical charging points for public use.
    • Parking charges apply within the car park and on Holmfield Road.
    • Gynn Square car park charges are;
    • 3 hours £2.00, 4 hours £4.00, 12 hours £6.00, and 24 hours £10.00
    • Blue Badge holders are allowed to park for free for 3 hours.

Access Point (Main Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Queens Promenade.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Queens Promenade 1)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Queens Promenade.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The access point is 190cm wide.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the access point.
    • There is/are 7 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.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 further access points along the promenade with steps beyond the entrance to enter the park.

Access Point (Queens Promenade 2)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Queens Prommenade.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the access point.
    • There is/are 9 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 17cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Access Point (Queens Promenade 3)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located opposite the Cliff Hotel on Queens Promenade.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are several points of entry and exit leading to Queens Promenade and the sea path.
    • Each of the entry and exit points are rough unmade steps varying in height and width, some with handrails and some without.

Blue Light Emergency Service Memorial

  • The Blue Light Emergency Service Memorial is at the front Jubilee Gardens.
  • There is a level tarmac pathway in front of the memorial.
  • From within the park grounds you can see the rear of the memorial.
  • There is a information board telling you about the memorial in the park grounds.

Accessible Toilet (Gynn Square Public Toilets)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 34m (37yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the main entrance.
    • 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 outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 138cm x 238cm (4ft 6in x 7ft 10in).
    • 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 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • 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 not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • 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 cannot 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 good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a charge of 20p to use the facility if you do not have a radar key.

Standard Toilet(s) (Gynn Square Public Toilets)