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Streatham Common

Streatham High Road, Streatham, London, SW16 3EN

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Streatham.
  • The nearest underground station is Tooting Bec.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located next to the cafe.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Streatham High Road / Streatham Common North.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 255cm (8ft 4in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar entrances located on Streatham High Road, Streatham High Road / Streatham Common South, Streatham Common South and Streatham Common North.

Parks and Gardens

  • The common is made up of large uneven grassed areas.
  • There are multiple concrete paths running throughout the common.
  • The paths vary from an easy to moderate gradient. The walkways through the woods do vary from easy to steep.
  • There are benches available throughout the grounds.

Children's Playground

  • The gate to access the children's playground is 128cm wide and opens away from you (push).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • Bench seating is available in the playground.

Outside Access (Cafe 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Cafe Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is / are 1 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.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located on Streatham Common South Side, next to The Rookery.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located opposite the children's playground.
    • 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 door opens outwards.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet was unavailable at time of the survey (March 2016).

Standard Toilet(s) (Children's Playground)

  • 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 children's playground.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Playground Toilets
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the standard female toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft).
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the baby change facility.

Level Change (Standard Toilets - Children's Playground)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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 Toilet(s) (Cafe)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the toilets.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.