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Gunnersbury Park

Popes Lane, Gunnersbury, London, W3 8LQ

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue is open from dawn til dusk.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Gunnersbury.
  • The nearest underground station is Acton Town.

Parking

  • For parking details please refer to the Gunnersbury Museum and Park guide.

Access Point (Standard Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located within the standard car park off Popes Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access.
    • The gate has a latch lock.

Access Point (Lionel Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Lionel 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 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 compact earth, tarmac and gravel 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.

Park

  • There are two sets of 15+ unmarked medium steps without handrails close to the museum (photographs 1 and 2).
  • These steps can be avoided by taking a different route.
  • Photographs 3 and 4 show the 2 children's play areas within the park.
  • These play areas contain swings roundabouts slides and various climbing frames.
  • Some of the surfaces in these areas are soft rubber.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 75m (82yd 1in) from the standard car park access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to Gunnersbury Park Café.
    • 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 is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • 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 sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within this accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 89cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from Gunnersbury Park Café to the facilities.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 2 shows the slight slope immediately in front of the accessible toilet door.
    • This slope is 86cm wide and does not have handrails.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block)