Skip to main content

Agnes Riley Gardens

Atkins Road, Lambeth, London, SW12 0AH

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children’s playground, a paddling pool, two multiuse games areas and a community garden.

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 Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Atkins Road.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • 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.
    • 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.

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 both ways.
    • 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 off 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 gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • 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.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There are uneven paving slabs just beyond the access point.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and muddy 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 (Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the rear of the park from the Clarence Avenue entrance, or straight ahead from the Poynders Road entrance.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The width of the gap is 100cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a lip at this access point onto the rubberised play surface which could present a trip hazard.
    • There are some uneven surfaces on the approach to this access point.
    • There is a similar access point ahead from the Atkins Road entrance to the park.

Play Area

  • There is level access to the children's play area.
  • There are various surface types including stone, concrete, grass, and rubber, some of which may be uneven.
  • There are various pieces of play equipment, and a paddling pool which is accessed by a single 27cm high step.
  • There is bench seating available.

Access Point (Water Feature Board Walk)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the rear of the park from the Clarence Avenue entrance, or straight ahead from either of the Poynders Road or Atkins Road entrances.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 105cm.
    • There are some uneven surfaces on the approach to this access point.

Water Feature Board Walk

  • The flooring in the water feature area is wooden decking.
  • The flooring can become slippery when wet.
  • Access at certain points is width restricted to 120cm.
  • Visitors should be aware that there is not a guard rail between the decking and the pond.

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 (All Weather Pitch)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located straight ahead from the Atkins Road entrance, on the right.
    • 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 easy to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 114cm.
    • There is a lip at this access point onto the pitch surface which could present a trip hazard.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the access point.
    • 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.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

All Weather Pitch

  • The surface of the all weather pitch is artificial grass.
  • This area can be used for ball games.

Access Point (Agnes Riley Children's Centre)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located straight ahead from the Poynders Road entrance, on the right, before the entrance to the Agnes Riley Children's Centre.
    • 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 has a padlock.
    • The width of the gap is 94cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located along the front of the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left from the Atkins Road entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the Atkins Road entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels in the female and male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • The toilets are generally closed to the public, although are opened for club sports events, where they may be also used as changing rooms.

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).