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Priory Park

Middle Lane, Hornsey, London, N8 8LN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a Cafe, a small paddling pool, Basketball hoops, tennis courts and children's play areas.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Hornsey or Crouch Hill.
  • The nearest underground station is Highgate.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (To the Cafe)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Cafe.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance door.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

Eating and Drinking (Priory Park Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located directly ahead and to the left as you enter via the Priory Road Tennis Courts entrance.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Access Point (Ashford Avenue Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Ashford Avenue.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 85cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Access Point (Roundabout Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Priory Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the gate and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Alexandra Mansions Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Middle Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located either side of the gates.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (136 Middle Lane Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Middle Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 112cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located either side of the gates.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Opposite Lightfoot Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Middle Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • A central bollard restricts the width of access to 140cm. The bollard does not have visual identification band and is 100cm high.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the access point and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Chestnut Court Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Middle Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 110cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to access point and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Barrington Road Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • There are uneven surfaces at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Access Point (Abbeville Road Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Abbeville Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the access point and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Priory Road Tennis Courts Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Priory Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens towards you (pull).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the access point and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

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 steep and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is located directly ahead after Abbeville Road gate entrance. Access is via a swing gate that is 95cn wide. This area has swings, slides and a cable slide.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the cafe.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cafe.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key can be obtained from the cafe.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 104cm x 252cm (3ft 5in x 8ft 3in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • 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 waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (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 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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 poor.
    • There is a low colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a good colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 129cm (4ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • 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 1 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 deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).