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Purdown (Lockleaze Open Space)

Bristol No. 6 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, Lochleaze Open Space, Stoke Park Estate, Sir John's Lane, Bristol, BS7 9TF

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Location

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

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located 700m away on Sir John's Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • 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 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Sir John's Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open both ways.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The main gate to the side may be available which provides a wider level path.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and beyond the the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There is a gravel surface at the entrance then a surface of grass throughout the park.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The wide path is mainly level with a tarmac surface.
    • The park has a grass surface with some easy slopes in places.

BT Tower

  • The communications tower was not open to the public at the time of research but can be viewed from all around.

Level Change (Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery Path)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located beyond the path to the BT Tower.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is an uneven narrow path with a surface of loose chippings around the heavy anti-aircraft battery.

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery

  • The heavy anti-aircraft battery is in a state of disrepair and is fenced off from the public as a dangerous area.
  • Some parts can be seen from the edge of the fence where there is a grass surface and moderate slope up from the main path.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.