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Deptford Park

Evelyn Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 5BJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a football, a play area, Green Flag and a river.
  • Comments View
    • An oasis of greenery in a heavily urbanised area of the borough. Bordered by mature plane trees, it makes a pleasant walk around the wide, perimeter pathway.
    • The site of Deptford Park, originally a market garden, was sold by the Evelyn family to the London County Council, in 1884, and the park was officially opened to the public on 7 June 1897.
    • In recent years the park has undergone two phases of improvement works. Phase one works included the installation of new boundary railings, brick pillars and gates. Phase two comprised of the new children's playground, formal paved area and seating.
    • The information on the Deptford Park master plan contains all the documents related to the consultation and development of regenerating this park.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Deptford.
  • The nearest underground station is New Cross.
  • The nearest DLR station is Deptford Bridge.

Opening Times

  • The park is opened daily by 08:00 and will close at the following times for each month:
  • January - 16:30.
  • February - 17:30.
  • March - 18:30.
  • April - 20:00.
  • May - 21:00.
  • June - 21:00.
  • July - 21:00.
  • August - 21:00.
  • September - 20:00.
  • October - 19:00.
  • November - 16:30.
  • December - 16:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Evelyn Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Evelyn 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 180cm.

Access Point (Grinstead Road Entrance 1)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Grinstead 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.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located before the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There are kerbs both sides which may cause some difficulties.
    • The height of the kerbs are 3cm.

Access Point (Grinstead Road Entrance 2)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on the corner of Grinstead Road and Scawen 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.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located at the entrance and beyond.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Access Point (Scawen Road Entrance 1)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Scawen Road, opposite Hicks Street.
    • There is 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 difficult to open.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located before the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Access Point (Scawen Road Entrance 2)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Scawen Road, opposite Keziah Street.
    • There is 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 108cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located at the entrance and beyond.
    • 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.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have concrete 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.

Kid's Playground Area

  • The gate into the play area is an easy to push gate, with a width of 108cm.
  • The floor is uneven and made up of compacted ground and soil.
  • There are sand flooring near attractions.
  • There is another gate around the play area which is an easy to push gate with a width of 97cm.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)