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Histon and Impington Recreation Ground

Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, Impington, Cambridgeshire, CB24 9LU

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a pavilion, four grass tennis courts, a bowls green, two cricket pitches, a multi use games area, a hardcourt, seven football pitches of varying sizes and a children's playground.
  • Comments View
    • The village recreation ground is a community facility enjoyed by thousands each year, and one that is much admired in the district.

Opening Times (Car Park)

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 22:30.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 22:30.

Opening Times (Pavilion)

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Location

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

Vehical & Pedestrian Entrance

  • There is an entrance off of New Road for both vehicles and pedestrians.
  • There is a height restriction of the barrier is 2.1m here.
  • The pedestrian gate is to the left of the vehicle entrance.
  • There is level access at the pedestrian entrance.
  • The gate is permanently held open whilst the vehicle entrance is open.
  • The gate is 130cm in width.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the playing field.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the pavilion entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the pavilion entrance.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park also has a surface of loose chippings in some places.

Outside Access (Bridge Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off of Bridge Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Outside Access (Playing Field Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within the car park, opposite the pavilion.
  • There is level access into the venue.

Outside Access (Play Area Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Outside Access (Pavilion Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the pavilion.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Inside Access (Pavilion)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hall within the pavilion that was in use at the time of the survey.

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 easy slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Changing Room (Pavilion)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located in the left hand side of the corridor within the pavilion.
  • The facility is 12m (13yd 4in) from the pavilion entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 240cm x 230cm (7ft 10in x 7ft 7in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 47cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.

Standard Changing Room (Pavilion - Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the pavilion entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located in the left hand side of the corridor within the pavilion.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The female changing room is located opposite the male facility.

Accessible Toilet (Public Facility)

  • 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 3m (3yd 10in) from the pavilion entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you face the pavilion entrance.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 240cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 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 80cm (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 lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are waste paper pedal bin 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 130cm (4ft 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 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 another accessible toilet located next to the one surveyed, which has the transfer space on the right.

Standard Toilet(s) (Pavilion)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on either side of the corridor within the pavilion.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the pavilion entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the standard 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.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.