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Brandon Hill Park

Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5RR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the nature reserve, a play area for under 12s, ponds, accessible and standard toilets and Cabot Tower.
  • Comments View
    • Brandon Hill has wonderful panoramic views over Bristol and is one of the oldest municipal parks in the country.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.
  • Comments View
    • Autumn/Winter: Monday to Sunday: 08:15-16:30
    • Spring/Summer Hours: Monday to Sunday: 08:15-18:30
    • Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (General Access)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The width of the door opening is 122cm (4ft).
  • Comments View
    • There are eleven entrances into the park, most having steps. All access paths are steep slopes.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

General Information

  • Access to the park is unrestricted 24 hours per day.
  • There are many footpaths across the park.
  • Most are wide, firm tarmac paths.
  • Wheelchair users will need assistance on most of the paths.
  • The paths do not have lighting.
  • There are benches in the park.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located near the top ponds, close to Cabot Tower.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 270cm (6ft 11in x 8ft 10in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • 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.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 51cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 fair.
    • 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
    • The facility is approximately 750m from Great George Street.
    • The facility is open daily from 08:00 until half an hour before dusk.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located near the top ponds, close to Cabot Tower.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in both female and male toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
  • Comments View
    • The facilities are approximately 750m from Great George Street.
    • The female toilet is to the left of the block and the male toilet to the right.
    • The facilities are open daily from 08:00 until half an hour before dusk.