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Fortune Street Park

Fortune Street, Islington, London, EC2Y 8DQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include children's play area and hot drinks area.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Hoxton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Old Street.
  • The nearest underground station is Barbican.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Golden Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located On Golden Lane.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.

Access Point (Fortune Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Fortune Street.
    • 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.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Whitecross Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Whitecross Street.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is not / are not wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Entrance (Playground)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the playground.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar gate on the other side of the playground.

Playground

  • There is a children's Playground area located along the path from Whitecross Street access point.
  • There are various children's play apparatus within the area, most of which has soft, cushioned flooring.
  • There is some fixed bench seating available within the area.

Eating and Drinking (Giddy Up Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located along the path from Whitecross Street access point.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • 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 (No Transfer Space)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Whitecross Street entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the path from Whitecross Street access point, behind Giddy Up Café.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff at the Café behind the toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 194cm x 203cm (6ft 4in x 6ft 8in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are 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 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 152cm (4ft 12in).
    • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • There is a high colour contrast between the external door and wall.
    • There is a low colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • There is a low colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall.
    • There is a low colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the walls and floor.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 81cm (2ft 8in).

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