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South Road Park

South Road, Charleston, Dundee, DD2 4SR

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Introduction

Location

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

Opening Times (Park)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Opening Times (Lynch Sports Centre)

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 00:00 - 21:00.

Parking (South Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located on South Road.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Dighty Place)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Dighty Place.
    • 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 not at all.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (South Road Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located near the Lynch Sports Centre.
  • 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).
  • Comments View
    • This access is adjacent to the car park and goes up in to the park. There is a second path opposite from Mallaig Avenue.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Children's Play Area Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left hand side of Lynch Sports Centre.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in).

Level Change (Children's Play Area Entrance)

  • 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 (Arran Drive Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located near the South Road roundabout.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 191cm (6ft 3in).

Level Change (Arran Drive Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Dighty Place Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Dighty Place off Dee Gardens.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 242cm (7ft 11in).

Level Change (Dighty Place Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 10 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second set of identical steps further down the path.

Outside Access (Deveron Terrace Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Deveron Terrace.
  • 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 (Deveron Terrace Entrance)

  • 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 (Mallaig Avenue Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Mallaig Avenue near the South Road junction.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).

Level Change (Mallaig Avenue Entrance)

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

South Road Park

  • South Road Park is bounded by South Road, Arran Drive, Charleston and Mallaig Avenue. It is home to the Lynch Sport Centre, and to other outside sport facilities including football pitches, an all-weather multi-use games area, a skate park, a children’s play area and a bowling green. There are also allotments behind Tesco. The nearest pedestrian access and parking is in Dighty Place, but there are two sets of steps from the car park. The park has a woodland area and avenues of trees with paths linking the housing estates. The main park from Mallaig Avenue to Arran Drive that runs parallel to South Road is part of the Dundee Green Circular Route, a 27 mile cycle route around Dundee City.
  • Paths throughout the park are generally over 200cm wide. The main paths have easy to medium slopes. However, paths become steep at the upper (south) side of the park toward Charleston Drive side of the park. The paths have a tarmac surface. There are no benches apart from at the children’s play area, multi-use games area and skate park.
  • Public Toilets are available in the Lynch Sports Centre near the car park.

Children's Play Area

  • The children’s play area is located to the left of Lynch Sports Centre on South Road. It is 200m from the car park. The children’s play area has rubber, grass and bark surfacing.
  • Equipment within the children’s play area include climbing frames, swings, train, zip wire, adult gym and benches.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located in Lynch Sports Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)