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Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, Haringey, London, N4 1EE

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About this venue

Finsbury Park underwent a £5million Heritage Lottery Funded restoration and improvement programme in 2005. In recognition of the transformation, the Park was awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award in 2007 and has retained it ever since. Finsbury Park provides a rich tapestry of landscapes and a variety of facilities now catering for twenty-first century needs.

Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Finsbury Park is a large green area covering 110 acres in North London. .
    • The park was officially opened in 1869 and is a mix of open ground, mature trees, avenues, formal gardens and a boating lake.

Opening Times

  • Opening and closing times of the park are dependent on season.
  • Generally the park is open at dawn and is locked when it gets dark.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Finsbury Park & Haringay Green Lanes.
  • The nearest underground station is Finsbury Park.
  • Comments View
    • Bus stops are located on Seven Sisters Road, Green Lanes & Endymion Road.

Access Point (Finsbury Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Seven Sisters Road.
    • There is 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 156cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Hornsey Wood Tavern Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Seven Sisters Road.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 145cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Green Lanes Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Greens Lane.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (New River Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Endymion Road.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 172cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Hornsey Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Endymion Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 195cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This is also the entrance for vehicles to enter the park for the pay & display parking.

Access Point (Manor House Gate Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Green Lanes.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 120cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and tarmac 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.

Dog Friendly Area

  • There is a dog friendly area located opposite the entrance of the toilets.

Accessible Toilet

  • 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 172m (188yd 4in) from the Hornsey Gate entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the café.
    • 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 door opens outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 158cm x 225cm (5ft 2in x 7ft 5in).
    • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not 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 available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, clinical waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • 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 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • To access the toilet, the patron must have their own Radar key.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Accessible & Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrances.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.