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Hengrove Play Park

Hengrove Way, Hengrove, Bristol, BS14 0HR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the play park, wheels park, seating areas and picnic areas, cafe and toilet facilities.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • Opening times:
    • 1 April to 30 September:
    • •Monday: Closed
    • •Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00-18:00
    • Bristol school holidays: Open every day to 19:00, or 18:00 if demand is low or bad weather.
    • 1 October to 31 March:
    • •Monday: Closed
    • •Tuesday: Closed
    • •Wednesday to Sunday: 10:00-17:00, or dusk if earlier.
    • Bristol school holidays: Open Monday and Tuesday, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Bank Holidays.
    • Christmas holiday opening hours are: 10:00-16:00.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Parson Street.

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 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 480cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 92m (100yd 1ft) from the main gate.
    • The furthest designated bay is 117m (127yd 2ft) from the main gate.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in) wide.

Play Park

  • The play park has plenty of activities for young children.
  • There is sand and water play, the jungle dome, green open spaces, picnic area and a large variety of other equipment such as; swings, slides, runways carousels and rocking equipment.
  • They are all accessible by an easy to moderate path within the play 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 approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main gates.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the play park office.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex 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 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 207cm (5ft 6in x 6ft 9in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft).
    • 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 lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 good.
    • 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 99cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.