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Polish War Memorial

West End Road, Northolt, HA4 6QX

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Introduction

  • The Polish War Memorial is to the memory of the fallen Polish Airman 1940-1945.
  • The Remembrance Garden opened in September 2015 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
  • The Polish Memorial location is on the north west side of the roundabout where Western Avenue (A40) joins West End Road.

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is South Ruislip.
  • The nearest underground station is Ruislip Gardens.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Yellow lines are on the cul-de-sac outside the memorial and parking is restricted between the hours of 08:00-10:00 and 16:30-18:30 Monday to Saturday.

Access Point (Main Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the front of the memorial.
    • 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 easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 110cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the gates.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Polish War Memorial

  • A level 275cm wide york stone path surrounds the memorial and fountain. There is one bench either side of the fountain.

Level Change (Memorial to Roll of Honour)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down at the rear of the memorial to the Roll of Honour.
  • There is/are 7 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Access Point (Roll of Honour)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the right of the memorial.
    • 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 easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Roll of Honour

  • The names of 1,902 Polish airmen who died are inscribed on walls here.

Access Point (Remembrance Gardens)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the left of the main gate.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
    • There is a second gate which leads directly into the Remembrance Gardens after the slope.
      The gate is 140cm wide and is heavy to operate.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in between the first and second gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Remembrance Gardens

  • The 140cm wide gravel path around the garden is mainly level with a few easy slopes. Seating is available along the pathways.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)