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Romford Cemetery

Crow Lane, Romford, Essex, RM7 0BH

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Introduction

  • Grounds opening times are:.
  • Summer months (April to October), Monday - Sunday, 09:00 to 19:00.
  • Winter months (November to March), Monday - Sunday 09:00 to 16:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Romford.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Romford.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • 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 (Cemetery Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the venue.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 108cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located within the gate entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Outside Access (Chapel Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the venue.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 148cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the main entrance door.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is portable.
    • Please contact a member of staff for use of the portable ramp.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located within the threshold of the door.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 11cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Inside Access (Chapel)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are not welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Outside Access (Romford Memorial Chapel)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the front of venue.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 148cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is portable.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • Please contact a member of staff for use of the portable ramp.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located within the threshold of the door.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 12cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Inside Access (Romford Memorial Chapel)

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Inside Access (Cemetery)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Cemetery)

  • There are some uneven paths around this venue.
  • The path surface is tarmac.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 19m (21yd) from the cemetery entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex 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 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 220cm (7ft 10in x 7ft 3in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the grab rails 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.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.