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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.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Level Change (Car Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the rear of the car park.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you face the Environment Centre.
  • There is/are 3 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 not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Okell Drive South)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Okell Drive, next to the Environment Centre.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 280cm (9ft 2in).

Level Change (Okell Drive South)

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

Outside Access (Higher Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Higher Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards on the approach to this entrance.
    • The width minimum width between the bollards is 142cm.

Outside Access (Abberley Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Abberley Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Abberley Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Arncliffe Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Arncliffe Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Level Change (Arncliffe Road)

  • 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 (Okell Drive North)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Okell Drive.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Okell Drive North)

  • 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.

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 easy, moderate and steep 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)