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Brockwell Park

Norwood Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 9BJ

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Herne Hill.
  • The nearest underground station is Brixton.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located within the park, next to the Brockwell Lido.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 500cm (11ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is free for two hours.
    • Blue Badge holders receive one hour of additional free parking.
    • The car park is also used for the Brockwell Lido, however park users are allowed to use it.

Dulwich Road - Access Points

  • There are 2 access points located along Dulwich Road.
  • The access points are the Lido and Herne Hill access points.
  • The Lido access point is 170 wide and there is a long slight slope just beyond the entrance.
  • The Herne Hill access point has two sets of entrances, one at 300cm wide and one at 105cm wide.
  • All gates at these access points are permanently held open.
  • There are information boards located at the access points.

Norwood Road - Access Points

  • There are 4 access points located along Norwood Road.
  • The access points are the Rosendale Gardens, Norwood Lodge Brockwell Gardens vehicle entrance and Brockwell Park Gardens pedestrian entrance.
  • The Rosendale Gardens access point is 250cm wide, with a short steep slope beyond the entrance.
  • The Norwood Lodge access point is 103cm wide.
  • The Brockwell Park Gardens vehicle entrance is 500cm wide.
  • The Brockwell Park Gardens pedestrian entrance is 280cm wide.
  • There are information boards located at the access points.
  • All gates at the access points are permanently held open.

Tulse Hill - Access Points

  • There are 5 access points located along Tulse Hill.
  • The access points are Arlingford Road, Tulse Hill, Brockwell Gate, Cressingham Entrance and Cressignham Main Entrance.
  • The Arlingford Road access point is 107cm wide.
  • The Tulse Hill access point is 320cm wide.
  • There is a long slight slope or 10 steps leading down from the Tulse Hill access point.
  • The Brockwell Gate access point is 83cm wide.
  • The Cressingham access point is 110cm wide.
  • The Cressingham main access point is 160cm wide.
  • There is a bollard at the Cressingham main access point.
  • The gap either side of the bollard is 100cm.
  • The bollard doesn't have a clear identification band.
  • There are information board next to each entrance.
  • All gates are permanently held open.

Brixton Water Lane - Access Point

  • There is 1 access point on Brixton Water Lane.
  • The access point is 360cm wide.
  • There is a bollard at the centre of the access point.
  • The gap either of side of the bollard is 160cm.
  • The bollard doesn't have clear identification band.
  • There is an information board next to the access point.
  • The gates here are permanently held open.

Parks and Gardens

  • There is step-free access throughout the park.
  • The surface of the paths is tarmac.
  • Brockwell Park is on a hill, so there are a variety of very slight, slight and steep slopes located throughout the park.
  • There is either a long slight or long steep slope at the top of the hill leading to Brockwell Park café and the stables.
  • There are a variety of benches available in the path.

Play Area

  • There is a children's play area located next to the Arlington Road access point.
  • There is either a double gate entrance with a width of 248cm, and a single gate entrance with a width of 103cm to enter the play area.
  • The equipment here is not generally easily accessible.
  • There are surfaced paths around the play area.
  • The surface of the ground around the equipment is sand and grass.

Accessible Toilet (Play Area - Male Standard Toilet)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the male standard toilets. There is a similar accessible toilet in the female standard toilets.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 195cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 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 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • 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 push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin 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 40cm (1ft 4in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are ultraviolet.
  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Play Area)

Walled Garden

  • The Wallen Garden is located near the centre of the park.
  • The surface of the footpaths is stone paving.
  • The area to the rear right of the garden from the entrance is a long slight slope.
  • There are 2 medium steps to the right immediately on entrance which can be bypassed via alternative pathways within the garden.
  • There are benches within the garden.
  • There is an accessible toilet and standard toilet located next to the Walled Garden which were closed at the time of the survey.

Tennis and Basketball Courts

  • There are 6 tennis courts and 1 basketball court.
  • All are accessed via gates that are light and open to a width of at least 123cm.
  • Tennis courts 5 & 6 and the basketball court have five medium steps, without handrails and with good colour contrast leading onto them.

Sand and Water Play

  • The Sand and Water Play area is located near to the Walled Garden.
  • The gate opens both ways and is 150cm wide.
  • There is step-free access.
  • There is a tarmac path around the edge.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • There are slight and steep slope in the play area.

Bowls Green and Pavilion - Temporarily Closed

  • There is a bowls green available in the park.
  • There is not step-free access to the bowls green.
  • The green can only be accessed by overcoming a deep step, which in turn can only be accessed by overcoming 8 medium steps, with handrails on both sides to access the pavilion.

Outside Access (Brockwell Park Café)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the stables building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • 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.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a further step at the door into the café.

Eating and Drinking (Brockwell Hall Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the café entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot food and snacks.

Accessible Toilet (Stable Block - Male and Female Standard Toilets)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the female standard toilets. There is an accessible toilet within the male standard toilets.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 260cm (6ft 5in x 8ft 6in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • 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 push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary and open waste paper bin 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 left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Stable Block)

Level Change (Stable Block - Standard Female Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the toilets.
  • 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 the right going up.

Accessible Toilet (near Arlingford 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 located near to the Arlingford Road access point and BMX Track.
    • 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 inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 253cm (5ft 9in x 8ft 4in).
    • 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 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 push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin and sanitary 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 117cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 92cm (3ft).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • 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 84cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s) (near Arlingford Road)

Level Change (Accessible and Standard Toilets - Near Arlingford Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the accessible toilet.
  • 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 both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading into the male standard toilets.
  • 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).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).