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Whitby Park

Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9AE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include childrens play area, skate park, tennis courts, football pitches, a basketball court and Whitby Hall (Action Transport Theatre).

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Ellesmere Port.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Ellesmere Port.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the park from Stanney Lane.
    • 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 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 420cm x 490cm (13ft 9in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 14m (15yd 11in) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the car park 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • 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 (Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in the 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.
    • There is a dropped kerb at the entrance with a bollard 93cm high. The entrance is 3m wide.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Access Point (Stanney Lane Entrances)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located along Stanney Lane.
    • There is not 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 2 entrances either side of the car entrance. Both measure 200cm wide. Shown in photographs 3-5. There is a pedestrian entrance further along the road which measures 250cm wide. Shown in photographs 1-2.
  • 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 is permanent.

Access Point (Park Drive Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Park Drive.
    • There is not 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 access point if 300cm wide with bollard at the entrance. The bollards are 65cm high with a gap of 130cm between the bollards.
  • 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 is permanent.

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

  • The children's play area is located to the right in the car park.
  • There are 2 gates that open away from you 110cm wide to enter the play area.
  • The surface around the play equipment is a mixture of grass ,wood chippings and soft mat landing areas.

Sports Area

  • The sports area is located in the centre of the park.
  • There is a skate board park, 5 aside pitch- netball pitch and climbing walls.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located Park Grounds.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.