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Oasis Adventure Playground

Larkhall Lane, Stockwell, London, SW8 2PD

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The adventure playground is one of three sites in this neighbourhood managed by Oasis Play.
    • An Inclusion Project operates across all three sites to support disabled children and young people (5 - 16 years) and their siblings.
    • Children/ young people may be supported by a parent or carer.
    • Alternatively, the project can provide support workers on a 1:4 or 1:1 basis.
    • These sessions are free of charge.
    • The project also supports disabled young people, aged 15 - 25, to be project volunteers.
    • Please contact [email protected] for details.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Wandsworth Road.
  • The nearest underground station is Stockwell.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 15:30 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 15:30 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 15:30 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 15:30 - 18:00.
  • Friday 15:30 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (School Holidays)

  • Monday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Friday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 10:30 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Larkhall Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 109cm (3ft 7in).

Outside Access (Staff/ Office Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Priory Grove.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Outside Access (Walter Segal Building Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Walter Segal Building Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 123cm (4ft).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The main room (photograph 2) has wall panels which can be removed to open the room to the outside.

Accessible Changing Room (Walter Segal Building)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located to the rear right of the building.
  • The facility is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the Walter Segal Building entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 180cm x 250cm (5ft 11in x 8ft 2in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
  • There is a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
  • The length of the bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
  • There is not a wheel in shower.

Playground

  • Within the grounds is a cycle track for pedal go-karts and cycles (photograph 1).
  • The project has a range of equipment, including adult tricycles and two-seat pedal karts.
  • The main play structure has ramped access to the top level.
  • Mobile hoists are available to assist with transfer to slides or vehicles.
  • Other equipment includes a basket swing (photograph 6), sand and water play, soft play and a climbing wall.
  • There is a mix of paved and unmade paths around the site.
  • The paths are generally level or with easy slopes.

Outside Access (Play Building)

  • This information is for the entrance located facing the main entrance gate.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a second entrance to the left side of the building.
    • This entrance is 70cm wide and opens out.
    • Both doors are held open when the centre is in use.
    • This building is used for play activities and also for registration as young people arrive for sessions.

Level Change (Play Building)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • The side entrance has 2 unmarked steps in front of the entrance.
    • The steps are not marked.
    • The first step is shallow and the second step is deep.
    • The steps have a handrail to the right.
    • Using the ramped entrance bypasses these steps.

Changing Places (High Dependency Unit)

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located to the left of the toilet block.
    • The facility is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance gate.
    • There is not level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 240cm x 450cm (7ft 10in x 14ft 9in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
  • Comments View
    • A shower unit is available at the changing bench.
    • The wash basin has a sensor mixer tap.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance gate.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the toilet block.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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 not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • 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 medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the toilet block.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • This ramp serves the high dependency unit, the accessible toilet and the standard toilets.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.