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Finlathen Park

Fountainbleu Drive, Dundee, DD4 8EZ

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Introduction

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 Dundee.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on Fountainbleau Drive.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Fountainbleau Drive)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Fountainbleau Drive.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 188cm (6ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • This second access point gives access to the bridge across to Fintryside.

Level Change (Fountainbleau Drive)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Fintry Road - Traffic Lights)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Fintry Road, by the Fountainbleau Drive traffic lights.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).

Level Change (Fintry Road - Traffic Lights)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the steps.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • 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 on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Fintry Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Fintry Road, at the end of the road bridge.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 218cm (7ft 2in).

Level Change (Fintry Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the first and second access points.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Fintry Gardens)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Fintry Gardens.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Fintry Gardens)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Fintryside - Bridge)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the end of the bridge.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 188cm (6ft 2in).

Level Change (Fintryside)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the the park and bridge entrances.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the access points.
  • There is/are 12 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 on the left going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The slope and steps lead to the Fintryside (Bridge) and Fintryside (Park) entrances.

Outside Access (Fintryside - Park)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the bridge.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Level Change (Fintryside - Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left hand side of the bridge.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the access point.
  • 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 on the right going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Findale Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Findale Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in).

Level Change (Findale Street)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the access point.
  • 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 shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Longhaugh Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Longhaugh Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Level Change (Longhaugh Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Pitkerro Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Pitkerro Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards in the entrance walkway. The width between the bollards is 140cm.

Level Change (Pitkerro Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Finlathen Park

  • Finlathen Park is bounded by Fountainbleau Drive, Fintry Road, Fintryside and Findale Street, and Longhaugh Road and Pitkerro Road.
  • Finlathen Park has waterside walks, woodlands, football pitches, play areas and a mini skate park. The pavilion located in the car park is now closed.
  • The Dighty Burn runs through the park and the Aqueduct Bridge bisects it.
  • Paths arounds the grounds vary in gradient from easy to moderate. Some of the paths are steep at access points. Paths are generally 100cm to 200cm wide and have a tarmac, grass or muddy surface. There are very few benches along the paths.

Children's Play Area and Skate Park

  • There are 3 children’s play areas and a mini skate park. There is a children’s play area by the car park on Fountainbleau Drive. The skate park is also on Fountainbleau Drive. The other children’s play area’s are on Fintry Gardens and Fintryside.
  • The skate park surface is concrete. The children’s play area have bark chips and rubber resilient surfacing. All children’s play area have metal railed fencing surrounding them and can be accessed by the same metal gates. The gate is heavy, opens away from you (push), and is 90cm in width.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)