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Archbishop's Park

Carlisle Lane, Lambeth, London, SE1 7LE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's playground, games court, tennis court, football pitches and an outdoor gym.

Opening Times

  • 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 Waterloo.
  • The nearest underground station is Lambeth North.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Lambeth Palace Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Lambeth Palace 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.
    • The width of the gap is 165cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Carlisle Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Carlisle Lane.
    • 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.

Access Point (Lambeth Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Lambeth 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 immediately beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac, concrete and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Level Change (Seating Area)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading into the seating area.
  • There is/are 1 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).
  • Comments View
    • As well as benches, there is roofed seating elsewhere in the park which has step-free access (photograph 3).

Children's Play Area

  • There is a children's play area located in the centre of the park.
  • To enter the area, there are 3 separate, single heavy gates that open towards you (pull), with a width of 126cm at different points around the play area perimeter.
  • There is an assortment of different play equipment inside.
  • The playground equipment is located on a rubber surface.

Football Pitches

  • There are two football pitches located in the park.
  • The main gate to access the pitches is single width.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is 142cm wide and heavy.
  • Alternative entrances are available to access the pitches.
  • The gate(s) is/are single width.
  • The gate(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The width of the gate(s) range from 56cm to 64cm.
  • The pitches can be booked in advance.
  • For bookings and enquires please telephone 0845 130 8998.

Tennis Courts

  • There are two tennis courts available within the park.
  • Access to the tennis courts is via double width gates.
  • The gates open towards you (pull).
  • The width of the gates is 300cm.
  • The gates are heavy.
  • A medium height step is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The step does not have handrails.
  • The tennis courts can be booked in advance.
  • For bookings and enquires please telephone 0845 130 8998.

Accessible Toilet (Lambeth Palace Road)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet was unavailable to survey at the time of the visit (Feb 2016).

Standard Toilet(s) (Lambeth Palace Road)

  • 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 opposite the tennis courts.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the Lambeth Palace Road entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the standard female and male toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 97cm (3ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance to the standard female toilet is 75cm in width.
    • The entrance to the standard male toilet is 70cm in width.

Level Change (Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the toilet entrances.
  • There is/are 1 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 shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the left as you enter via the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a flip down seat that is 50cm high in the shower.
    • There is a female changing room to the right of the male changing room.

Accessible Toilet (Changing Rooms and Toilets Building)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter via the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • There is not 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 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 205cm x 166cm (6ft 9in x 5ft 5in).
    • There is not 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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 lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 91cm (2ft 12in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Changing Rooms and Toilets Building)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the left as you enter via the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 33m (36yd 3in) from the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the left as you enter via the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the Lambeth Palace Road access point.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Changing Rooms and Toilets Building)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the building.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • 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 both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the building.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).