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Halewood Park

Okell Drive, Halewood, Knowsley, Merseyside, L26 7XB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's play area, sculptures and a pond.

Opening Times

  • This service is open 24 hours.

Location

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

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 Okell 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 slopes/ramps.
    • 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.

Access Point (Okell Drive - Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located from the car park to the right.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access past a barrier.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The pathway leading from the car park is tarmac and changes to compact earth leading up to the entrance gate.

Access Point (Okell Drive North)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Okell Drive.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access past a barrier.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the footpath leading to and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Access Point (Okell Drive South)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Okell Drive to the left of the Environmental Centre.
    • There is not 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 280cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The pathway leading to the entrance is a mixture of tarmac and compacted earth. In wet weather the pathway could become slipper underfoot.

Access Point (Abberley Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Abberley 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 both ways.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 246cm.
  • 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.

Access Point (Higher Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Higher Road.
    • There is not 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 110cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollards in front of the entrance are 14cm wide and 60cm wide. The bollard do not visually contrast to the paving.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Access Point (Arncliffe Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Arncliffe Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access past a barrier.
    • The width of the gap is 98cm.
  • 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 compact earth and tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are moderate, steep and slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Duck Pond

  • The park contains a pond.
  • The pond is located at the southern end of the park in the Halewood Triangle.
  • There is a tarmac path going around the top area of the pond.
  • There is also a mud path encircling the pond.
  • The tarmac path has easy and moderate ramps.
  • The mud path ranges from 122cm wide to 70cm wide in places.
  • There are moderate ramps on the mud path and uneven surfaces.
  • There are viewing platforms along the mud path.
  • There are benches with armrests around the pond.

Children's Play Area

  • The park has a children's play area.
  • The play area contains a climbing frame and several obstacles for children to play on.
  • The ground around the play area is uneven.
  • The ground around the play area is mainly muddy.
  • There is a wooden bridge over a ditch to access the play area.
  • There is a picnic bench next to the play area.

Level Change (Children's Play Area)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the children's play area.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 126cm (4ft 2in).

Sculptures and Exercise Equipment

  • There are several sculptures located within the wooded areas.
  • These are accessed by narrow paths.
  • The paths are mostly mud.
  • The paths have a width of 50cm.
  • There are pieces of exercise equipment throughout the park.
  • The pieces of exercise equipment are located next to the main tarmac paths.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)