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Bollington Recreation Ground

Adlington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5JT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a football pitch, a cricket pitch with practice new nets, two tennis courts (one of which contains basketball facilities), A fenced floodlit bowling green, a pavilion with changing rooms, toilets, community room, a small bowlers hut and Recreation Assistant Office and toilet facilities Opposite the main recreation ground is a children's play area.
  • Comments View
    • The pavilion and toilets were closed at the time of the survey (November 2017).

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking (Adlington Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Adlington Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge 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 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Children's Play Area)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Adlington Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 390cm x 500cm (12ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the vehicle entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the vehicle entrance.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Adlington Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Adlington Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • There is a bollard in the centre of the walkway that restricts the access to 168cm either side.

Access Point (Round Gardens)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Round Gardens.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a latch lock.
    • The width of the gap is 124cm.
    • There is a slight slope leading up to the entrance to the recreation ground entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the entrance.
    • There is/are 15+ step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • Beyond the entrance there are 2 medium steps leading down on to the pathway.
    • There is a steep slope which bypasses the steps leading down to the footbridge.
    • When on the footbridge there are 2 deep steps to gain access the recreation ground.
    • This entrance would be unsuitable for wheelchair users.

Access Point (Palmerston Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Palmerston Street.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens both ways.
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a latch lock.
    • The width of the gap is 450cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Access Point (Hurst Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Hurst Lane, opposite Civic Hall.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The gate has a latch lock.
    • The width of the gap is 250cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the entrance.
    • There is/are 8 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Access Point (Children's Play Area - Vehicle Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Adlington Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The access point is 600cm wide to enter the car park.
  • Comments View
    • The vehicle entrance gives access to the children's play area and park.

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

Children's Play Area

  • There is a light weight gate that opens away from you and is 110cm wide to access the play area.
  • There is a small basketball/football pitch with a tarmac surface.
  • To the far left corner of the play area is a skate board area with a concrete ramps.

Bowling Green

  • There is a bowling green located in the park.
  • Access to the bowling green is via a single width gate.
  • The gate opens away from you (push).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • The width of the opening is 112cm.
  • There is a tarmac path running around the perimeter of the green.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the toilet entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block - Children's Play Area)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the children's play area - vehicle entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • 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 169cm x 220cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 medium.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block - Childrens Play Area)

Level Change (Toilet Block - Children's Play Area)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right hand side has you face the toilet block.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the standard toilets.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).