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Northwood Forest Hills

Simonswood Lane, Kirkby, Knowsley, Merseyside, L33 9XH

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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 not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Arched Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Simonswood Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is an arched entrance.
    • The width at the bottom is 63cm (2ft 1in).
    • The width at the top is 49cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a similar gateway along the route within the park.

Level Change (Arched 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 steep.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 146cm (4ft 9in).

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Simonswood Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 118cm (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 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a barrier in the centre reducing the width to 116cm.

Level Change (Side 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 easy.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There are uneven surfaces on the road in front of the entrance and in the entrance walkways.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and muddy 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 15 medium height steps along the path leading from the side entrance to the rear of the park.
    • There are no handrails.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are wood and compacted earth.
    • There are 14 similar steps on the pathway leading from the rear of the park to the arched entrance.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)