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Bennetts Memorial Recreation Ground

Bennetts Close, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3AQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 2 grass football pitches and 2 tennis courts.
  • Comments View
    • The recreation ground is open 24 hours a day.
    • The pavilion and changing rooms are open during football matches and park events.

Location

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

Parking (Bennetts Close)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located on Bennetts Close.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 364cm x 424cm (11ft 11in x 13ft 11in).
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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
    • Standard on-street parking is also available on Bull Pond Lane.

Outside Access (Bennetts Close Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Bennetts Close.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with an unlocked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Outside Access (Bull Pond Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Bull Pond Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with an unlocked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and gravel 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.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is within a fenced area.
  • The gate opens towards you, is light and 90cm wide.
  • There are several benches around the play area.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the building.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the buiding.
  • There is/are 10 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).