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Ruskin Park

Denmark Hill, Camberwell, London, SE5 8EL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the bandstand, a dog free area, children's playground, football pitch, formal gardens, Children's One O Clock Club, paddling pools, a pond, sports pitches and a tennis court.

Location

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

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

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).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 500cm (6ft 7in x 16ft 5in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Finsen Road.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Finsen Road.
  • Comments View
    • There are two bays on Finsen Road with similar dimensions.

Outside Access (Finsen Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Finsen Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 123cm (4ft) wide.

Level Change (Finsen Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Northway Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the end of Northway Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 290cm (9ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Northway Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located just inside the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Denmark Hill)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Denmark Hill.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The path to the left of this entrance is steep.
    • There is a similar entrance on Denmark Hill with a width of 102cm.
    • There is also a larger entrance with a width 0f 384cm.

Level Change (Denmark Hill)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Ferndene Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Ferndene Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are three entrances along this road all are very similar though have greatly differentiating level changes.
    • The most accessible is the one located furthest from Denmark Hill. (figure 3.).

Level Change (Ferndene Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance furthest to the left of Denmark Hill.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located immediately beyond the entrance closest to Denmark Hill.
  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance in between these two has a steep ramp beyond it.

Outside Access (Herne Hill Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Herne Hill Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Herne Hill Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located just beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • Beyond the entrance, the path to the right is steep and the path to the left is moderate.

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 bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • Steep paths tend to be located in the areas near Denmark Hill.
    • There are stairs near Denmark Hill that can be bypassed via steep ramps (Figure .4.).

Level Change (Seating Area)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the covered seating.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Bandstand

  • There is a bandstand located in the park.
  • It has four medium steps to access it.
  • The stairs are not clearly marked.
  • There are handrails on both sides.

Children's Playground

  • There is a playground located 30m from the Northway Road Entrance.
  • It is located next to the male and female toilets and cafe.
  • There is also an outdoor pool located nearby which has no step free access.
  • Neither the cafe nor the pool were in use at the time of the survey.

Accessible Toilet

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located nerxt to the pool and children's play area.
    • The male toilets are 35m (38yd 10in) from the Northwood Road Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located nerxt to the pool and children's play area.
    • The female and male toilets are 35m (38yd 10in) from the Northwood Road Entrance.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are also male and female standard toilets next to the Ferndene Road entrance, accessed by 2 medium steps. (Figure 2, 3 & 4).
    • There is a baby change in these toilets at at a height of 94cm (Figure 5).