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Myatt's Fields Park

Cormont Road, Camberwell, London, SE5 9RA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a sports area, tennis courts, children's play area, Children's One O'clock Club, a dog exercise area, bandstand and a rose garden.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Loughborough Junction.
  • The nearest underground station is Oval.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Knatchbull Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Knatchbull 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.
    • The width of the gap is 138cm.

Access Point (Cormont Road 1)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Cormont 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.
    • The width of the gap is 240cm.

Access Point (Cormont Road 2)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Cormont 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 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Cormant Road and Brief Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the junction of Cormant Road and Brief Street.
    • 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.
    • The width of the gap is 200cm.

Access Point (Calais Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Calais Street.
    • 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.
    • The width of the gap is 225cm.

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 slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Eating and Drinking (Little Cat 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.
  • 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 not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Picnic Area, Quiet Garden and Dog Exercise Area

  • There are 3 separate areas for the picnic area, quiet garden and dog exercise area.
  • All 3 areas are accessed by gates, which open away from you (push) and are 240cm wide.
  • There are no surfaced paths available in these areas.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • No dogs are allowed in the picnic area and quiet garden.

Wildlife Area

  • The wildlife area is located next to the Little Cat Café.
  • There is a double width gate, 260cm wide to access the area.
  • There is step-free access along the paths.
  • The paths are not surfaced.

Children's Playground

  • There is a children's playground containing swings, slides and climbing frames.
  • It is accessed via a heavy gate with a width of 100cm.

Sports Facilities

  • There are 2 tennis courts available.
  • The tennis courts are accessed by a single width gate, 120cm wide.
  • There is a football pitch available.
  • The football pitch is accessed by a double width gate, 280cm wide.
  • There is a slight slope leading up to the entrance.
  • There is a table tennis table available.

Bandstand

  • There is a Bandstand in the park.
  • It is accessed via 4 medium steps with handrails on each side.
  • There is no tactile paving for these steps.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the Cormant Street / Brief Street access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right from the Cormant Street / Brief Street 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 lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • 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 80cm (2ft 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 not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer requires hands to be inserted into the top.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s)