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Town Park

Palace Fields Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 6PT

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.


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


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the park entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards in front of the park entrance that are 120cm apart.

Access Point (Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on the footpath to the right hand side of the car park.
    • There is not 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 125cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • On the approach to the park entrance there are swing gates that push away from you to open. There is a bollard to the centre of the pathway on the approach to the entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Level Change (Park Pathways)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the pathways within the venue.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Climbing Rocks

  • The photographs show the climbing rocks within the park area.

Adventure Park

  • The photographs show the adventure park area with climbing frames.
  • There is a fishing lake to the entrance of the adventure park and a family picnic area also.

Halton Miniature Railway

  • The Halton Miniature Railway within the park is open within the summer months and goes around the park.
  • The platform is within the children's play area for access to the train.
  • The miniature railway is run from the ski centre.

Accessible Toilet

  • Visitors to the park are allowed to use the accessible toilets within the ski centre that is council run.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Visitors to the park are allowed to use the standard toilets within the ski centre that is council run.