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Eastcote House Gardens

High Road, Eastcote, HA5 2FE

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Eastcote House Gardens is the former grounds of Eastcote House which was demolished in 1964.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is West Ruislip.
  • The nearest underground station is Eastcote.
  • Comments View
    • Bus stops are located on the High Road, Field End Road and Joel Street.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off High Road Eastcote.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 570cm (9ft 10in x 18ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • 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.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are on a tarmac surface, but the main car park has a gravel surface.

Access Point (Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 145cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • There is a slight slope leading from the car park to past the bollards.
      The width between the bollards is 145cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to beyond the bollards.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (High Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on High Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • There is a width of 90cm either side of the bollard.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Field End Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Field End Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The width on the left side of the bollard is 160cm and on right it is 150cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • 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 slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • Tarmac paths through and around the gardens range from 120cm to 360cm.

Access Point (The Walled Garden)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the left of The Stables.
    • 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 100cm.
    • There is a second gate leading into The Walled Garden that is permanently held open and has a width of 94cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the access gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

The Walled Garden

  • The Walled Garden has a beautiful display of flowers, shrubs, herbaceous borders and herb beds.
  • A block paved path leads around and through the garden with plenty of seating areas to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the car park.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the side of the cafe.
    • There is 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary and non-infectious waste 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 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 49cm (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 towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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 bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • These toilets are only accessible when the café is open.

Standard Toilet(s)