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Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, Haringey, London, N4 1EE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include tennis/basketball courts, multi use pitches, a boating lake, children's playground, a cafe, bowling green, athletics track and trampoline park.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Finsbury Park or Harringay or Harringay Green Lanes.
  • The nearest underground station is Manor House or Finsbury Park.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Finsbury Park Access Point

  • This entrance is located on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Train Station.
  • There are two access gates on this road.
  • The gates open away from you (push).
  • The gates are double width.
  • The gates are permanently held open.
  • The width of the gate opening is 150cm.
  • There is a larger vehicle access gate that is only opened for grounds maintenance staff and emergency services.
  • The surface of the ground in this area is paving slabs and tarmac.
  • There is a slight east slope leading up to the gates.
  • Maps and directional signs are available within park.

Manor House Access Point

  • This entrance is located on Seven Sisters Road next to the Manor House Underground station.
  • There are two access gates on this road.
  • The gates open away from you (push).
  • The gates are double width.
  • The gates are permanently held open.
  • The width of the gate opening is 140cm.
  • There is a larger vehicle access gate that is only opened for grounds maintenance staff and emergency services.
  • The surface of the ground in this area is paving slabs and tarmac.
  • There is a moderate slope leading up to the gates.
  • Maps and directional signs are available within park.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have 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 bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Dog Training Area

  • The dog training area is located in the south east area of the park.
  • This area consists of a flat concrete area.
  • Access into the area is via a open walkway.
  • The width of the walkway is 108cm.
  • There is a moderate slope leading to the access point.

Athletics Track and Trampoline Park

  • This area is located in the centre of the park.
  • There is a club house building on one side of the track park.
  • There are gates to enter the area.
  • There are grass and tarmac surfaces with slopes ranging from easy to steep.

Outside Access (Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in).

Level Change (Cafe 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.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located in the centre of Finsbury Park.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 73cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the cafe entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to one side of the cafe building, in the centre of the park.
    • 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 door opens outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet was locked at the time of the survey due to vandalism and was awaiting repair (January 2018).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info (Cafe)

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.