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Scholemoor Cemetery

Necropolis Road, Scholemoor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 2PS

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Introduction

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    • Scholemoor cemetery was first opened in 1860 and is approximately 44 acres.
    • The cemetery is listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Location

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

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the front of Scholemoor Crematorium.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot 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 250cm x 360cm (8ft 2in x 11ft 10in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Waiting Room entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Waiting Room 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Necropolis Road Vehicular and Pedestrian Access)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Necropolis Road.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 80cm.
  • Comments View
    • The vehicular access and the pedestrian access point to the right opens from 9am to 5pm.
    • Photograph 3 shows a similar pedestrian access point to the left.
    • This access point does not have a gate and is open 24 hours.

Access Point (Birks Fold Vehicular and Pedestrian Access)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Birks Fold.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 80cm.
  • Comments View
    • This access point is open 24 hours.

Parks and Gardens (Cemetery Grounds)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are steep and slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are some shallow steps around the grounds to access some of the graves.
    • There are water taps throughout the grounds.
    • Some of these taps are difficult for wheelchair users to access.

Level Change (Cemetery Grounds)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located throughout the cemetery.
  • There is/are 15+ 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are in the centre of the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are several sets of steps located throughout the grounds.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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 on the grass areas around the grounds.