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Forty Hall - Gardens and Parkland

Forty Hill, Enfield, London, EN2 9HA

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Gardens and Parkland open at 08:00 Monday - Saturday, and 08:30 on Sundays.
    • The closing times vary throughout the year, but it is generally just before dusk.
    • Please see the website for more details.
    • Mobility scooters are available to borrow from Forty Hall to access the gardens and parkland. Please ask at the Forty Hall reception for more details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Enfield Town.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Turkey Street.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • 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 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 470cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the entrance from the car park.
    • The furthest designated bay is 52m (56yd 2ft) from the entrance from 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Entrance From The Car Park)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the corner of the car park, next to the designated bays.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The details here are for the top of the ramp.
    • There is a similar entrance at the top of the steps, 180cm wide.

Level Change (Entrance From The Car Park)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in the corner of the car park, next to the designated bays.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the corner of the car park, next to the designated bays.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Outside Access (Entrance From Forty Hill)

  • This information is for the entrance located by the vehicle entrance to the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Entrance From Forty Hill)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Gardens and Parklands

  • There are tarmac and gravel paths throughout the park, with easy and moderate slopes.
  • There are also unsurfaced paths throughout the park.
  • A surfaced path with slopes is being installed around the Memorial Trees, by the lake next to the cafe (shown in photograph 8).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 98m (107yd 6in) from the entrance from the car park.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the front of the block by Forty Hall.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from Forty Hall shop or the Nice Green CafĂ© @ Forty.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 162cm x 216cm (5ft 4in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • 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 female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located on the right hand side of the block by Forty Hall as you face it.
    • The female toilets are 104m (113yd 2ft) from the entrance from the car park.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located on the left hand side of the block by Forty Hall as you face it.
    • The male toilets are 104m (113yd 2ft) from the entrance from the car park.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The toilets contain cubicles with grab rails fitted and doors that open outwards.

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and to the sides of the toilet block.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the male toilet.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the steps.