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The Carrs Park

Chancel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4AA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children’s play area, multi-use football area, riverside and woodland walks, large open grassland and a picnic area.

Location

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

Parking (Quarry Bank Mill)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in Quarry Bank Mill.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 330cm x 480cm (10ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 52m (56yd 2ft) from the Quarry Bank Mill Car Park access point.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 64m (69yd 2ft) from the Quarry Bank Mill Car Park access point.
    • 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 tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Quarry Bank Mill Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located within Quarry Bank Mill Car Park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The distance between the bollards at the entrance are 110cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance and on the footbridge.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Hawthorne Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Hawthorne Lane.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access past a barrier.
    • The width of the gap is 110cm.
    • There is a 300cm wide security barrier to the right of the entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Chancel Lane Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located within Chancel Lane Car Park.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens towards you (pull).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 104cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking (Chancel Lane)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The fees for the car park are 20p per hour, with a 3 hour maximum stay.
      There is free parking on bank holidays.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the car park access point.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the car park access point.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Chancel Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Chancel Lane.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 142cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance into the park on Chancel Lane gives access to the children's play area, which is to the left as you enter.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and muddy 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 level access to the children's play area.
  • Access into the play area is via a single, 115cm wide gate.
  • The gate is light and opens towards you (pull).
  • The play area surface is a combination of grass and soft rubber.

Parks and Gardens (Quarry Bank Mill Area of Park)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and 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.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance at Quarry Bank Mill takes you through the park via footpaths.
    • The footpaths lead up to the main car park on Chancel Lane and the children's play area.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Chancel Lane Car Park access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the car park, to the left as you face the access point.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 250cm (4ft 11in x 8ft 2in).
    • 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 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 sensor.
    • 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 sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can 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 moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The toilets are now 20p for use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the car park, to the left as you face the car park access point.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Chancel Lane Car Park access point.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the shared toilets are moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the standard toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The toilets are 20p for use.

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • 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).