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Agnes Riley Gardens

Atkins Road, Lambeth, London, SW12 0AH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's play area, paddling pool, an all weather football pitch, basketball court, community garden and a pond.
  • Comments View
    • Agnes Riley Gardens is a popular park situated in what used to be the grounds of a large private residence called Oakfield Park.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
  • Comments View
    • The park is open from 07:30 until 15 minutes before sunset.

Location

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

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 available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Atkins Road.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Pay and display parking is available in Atkins Road.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders who are also allowed to park in a safe location on yellow lines, such as in Clarence Avenue.
    • Poynders Road (South Circular Road) is a red route where parking is not generally permitted, except in designated bays.

Access Point (Clarence Avenue Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Clarence Avenue.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 160cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Poynders Road Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Poynders Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
  • Comments View
    • There is some uneven paving in front of and beyond the access point.

Access Point (Atkins Road Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Atkins Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free 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.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Access Point (Poynders Gardens Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in Poynders Gardens.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 106cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • Comments View
    • There are uneven paving slabs just beyond the access point as shown in photograph 2.

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
    • The park has a large grass area that is uneven.
    • There is a single tarmac path running around the park, that is approximately 153cm wide.

Access Point (Basketball Court and Football Pitch)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located close to the Atkins Road Entrance.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Basketball Court and Football Pitch

  • The surface of the court / pitch is tarmac.
  • This area is used as basketball courts and a football pitch.

Access Point (Children's Playground)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located close to the Atkins Road entrance.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 100cm.

Children's Playground

  • There is level access to the children's playground.
  • There are different surfaces within the playground such as concrete, grass, stone and soft rubber.
  • Some of the surfaces are uneven.
  • There are several pieces of play equipment throughout the play area for children to use.
  • There are benches available.
  • There is also a paddling pool within the playground, accessed by 1 step as shown in photograph 2.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).