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Mill Dam Park

Mill Lane, Kirkby, Knowsley, Merseyside, L32 2AU

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Introduction

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

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

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 Mill Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 514cm x 610cm (16ft 10in x 20ft).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Mill Lane entrance.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Mill Lane Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 235cm (7ft 9in).

Level Change (Mill Lane Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance on the left.
  • There is/are 12 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Mill Lane Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the park on Mill Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in).

Outside Access (Grasmere Close Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the park on Grasmere Close.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 117cm (3ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 113cm (3ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a bollard between the first and second set of gates which restricts the access width to 77cm.

Level Change (Grasmere Close Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 4 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Buttermere Close Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the park on Buttermere Close.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 131cm (4ft 4in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a bollard between the two sets of gates.
    • The bollards reduce the entrance width to 76cm.

Level Change (Buttermere Close Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight, steep and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are some pontoons leading to the lake.
    • The pontoons are grass.
    • The pontoons have medium and steep levels.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is located along the pathway to the left as you enter via the car park entrance.
  • There are moderate slopes leading to the play area.
  • The majority of the pathways are over 100cm wide.
  • The pathways are tarmac.
  • The play area is 50m from the car park entrance.
  • Some of the play equipment is located on a surface of wood chippings.
  • Some of the play equipment is located on a surface of grass.

Outdoor Gym Equipment

  • There is a range of outdoor gym equipment.
  • The outdoor gym equipment is located along the pathway, ahead as you enter via the car park entrance.
  • The gym equipment is 36m from the car park entrance.
  • There are easy ramps on route to the outdoor gym equipment.
  • The majority of the pathways are more than 100cm wide.
  • The gym equipment is located on a surface of soft rubber.
  • The pathways are tarmac.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is an outbuilding that will house toilets when opened.

Standard Toilet(s)