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Sandall Park

Sandalwood Close, Wheatley, Doncaster, DN2 5DW

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Doncaster.

Parking (Barnby Dunn 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 Barnby Dunn Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the car park access point.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the 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 not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 5 and 6 show the additional car park next to the Café Drew Vehicular and Pedestrian Car Park access point.
    • There are no Blue Badge bays in this car park.

Access Point (Thorne Road - Café Drew Vehicular and Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Thorne Road.
    • 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.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the outdoor gym equipment within the park.

Access Point (Thorne Road - Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Thorne Road.
    • 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.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollard contrasts with the paving.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Access Point (Barnby Dunn Road Car Park - Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Barnby Dunn Road.
    • 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 130cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Comments View
    • There are several access points in this area with bollards that contrast with the paving.
    • The width between the bollards is 130cm.

Access Point (Barnby Dun Road - Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Barnby Dunn Road.
    • 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.
    • There are bollards at this access point.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are lakeside and parkland walks around the park.
    • There are some tree roots breaking the surface of the tarmac in areas.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area has a tarmac surface with soft mat landing surfaces around the play equipment.
  • Within the park grounds there are slides, climbing frames with grassed surfaces, an inclusive nest swing and a wheelchair accessible roundabout.

Outdoor Gym

  • The outdoor gym is located beyond the Thorne Road Café Drew Vehicular and Pedestrian access point.
  • The gym equipment is on a grassed surface.
  • There are various pieces of equipment available.

Outside Access (Café Drew)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of Café Drew.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 52cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 8cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Eating and Drinking (Cafe Drew)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located within the park grounds off Thorne Road.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block)

  • 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 22m (24yd 2in) from the car park access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the car park off Barnby Dunn Road.
    • 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 cafe.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 188cm x 249cm (6ft 2in 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • 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 not a mirror.
    • 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 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 good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block)

Parent and Baby Room (Toilet Block)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located in the car park off Barnby Dunn Road.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 22m from the car park access point.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • There are not disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 79cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance of the accessible toilet.
  • 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 the right going up.

Level Change (Female Standard Toilet)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the female standard toilet.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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).

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.