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Canons Park

Whitchurch Lane, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6RN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the Good Friends CafĂ©, pond, a woodland walk, bowls, the George V Memorial Garden and Parkrun.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Edgware.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Mill Hill Broadway.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest London Underground station is Edgware which is on the Northern Line.

Covid-19 Information

  • Visitors using the facilities in the park are expected to keep safe by using gloves on all equipment and by carrying hand sanitiser. There is signage in all parks advising Visitors what to do to stay safe.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Whitchurch Lane)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Whitchurch Lane.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (Whitchurch Lane - Kissing Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Whitchurch Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Outside Access (Cheyneys Ave via Railway Bridge)

  • This information is for the entrance located via the railway bridge.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Level Change (Railway Bridge)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Donnefield Avenue)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Donnefield Avenue.
  • There is 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 125cm (4ft 1in) wide.

Outside Access (Howberry Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Howberry Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 97cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Howberry Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located ahead as you enter.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Canons Drive)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Outside Access (North London Collegiate School)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Canons Drive, to the left of the school entranc.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.

Inside Access (Canons Park)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are low.
  • Comments View
    • The park is accessed throughout by pathways that have a surface of loose chippings.

Inside Access (King George V Memorial Gardens)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are low.
  • Comments View
    • The gates into the memorial garden are perminantly open.
    • The memorial gardens are accessed throughout by a pathway which has a paved surface.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 250m (273yd 1ft) from the North London Collegiate School entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to King George V Memorial Gardens.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 300cm (7ft 3in x 9ft 10in).
    • 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 both sides.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not 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 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • 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 bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located directly in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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