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Cherry Lane Playing Field

Cherry Lane, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7NX

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The main accessible pathway is Langley Walk, along the edge of the playing fields.
    • The playing fields and facilities are open all year round.

Location

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

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 end of Cherry 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 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 230cm x 430cm (7ft 7in x 14ft 1in).
    • 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 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The vehicle entrance to the car park is width restricted to 290cm.

Access Point (Playing Fields)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located between the car park and the club house building, nearest the playing field.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 108cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.

Access Point (Car Park to Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the right corner of the car park, near the club house building.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • Bench seating is available in the Langley Walk play area, and sparsely around the far edges of the playing field.
    • There are numerous unmade access points into the playing field from the surrounding fields along public and informal footpaths.

Access Point (Langley Walk Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Langley Walk, near the club house building.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens both ways.
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 117cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 further access points along Langley Walk.
    • These access points are width restricted to 96cm, 99cm and 107cm.
    • There is a bollard set to the centre of Langley Walk for the 2 furthest access points.
    • The bollard forms a width restriction of 146cm.
    • The 2 furthest access points have gates that open away from you (push).
    • There is a fifth access point into the play area that opens out directly to the playing fields.
    • This gate opens both ways to an access width of 96cm.
    • There is a rough step here which could present a trip hazard.

Access Point (BMX Track)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Langley Walk, past the adventure playground, on the right.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

BMX Track

  • There is a cycling track, and an accessible track for wheeling.
  • There is bench seating and tables with undersides 67cm - 71cm above the ground.
  • The BMX track is open access and unsupervised.
  • All riders/wheelers are advised to wear appropriate protective equipment.

Accessible Toilet (Right Hand Transfer CLOSED)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the side of the club house building, facing the car park.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the local council.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 180cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 11in).
    • There is not 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • 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 the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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.

Level Change (Adapted Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • 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 have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Standard Toilet(s)