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Grove Park Station

Baring Road, Grove Park, London, SE12 0DZ

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  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Grove Park.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Grove Park.

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  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Baring Road)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 245cm (8ft 0in) wide.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • This office is located on platforms 2-3.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are South Eastern Railway.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • Shops and services within the station include kiosk on Platform 4-5, vending machines elsewhere.
  • Not all key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 5 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) 2/3.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
  • Comments View
    • There are waiting rooms on Platforms 2-3 and 4-5. There is level access into the rooms, but the door opening is 50cm.
    • Seats with arm rests are available.
    • announcements are audible only.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 2, 3, 4, 5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1 (trains towards Bromley North).
  • Comments View
    • There are 15+ steps to platform 1.
    • The steps are well lit.
    • The steps are medium height.
    • The steps have handrails.
    • The steps have handrails on on both sides going up.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a ramp/slope to access platforms 2-5.
    • The ramp is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • The ramp/slope is located between ticket office and platforms.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 210cm.

Accessible Toilet (Platform 2-3)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial, tactile and Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the the Main Entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on Platform 2-3.
    • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 215cm (4ft x 7ft).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 (18in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The toilet is centrally placed in the room. Although there is a drop down rail to the right of the toilet, there is only 50cm space available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Comments View
    • There is a refreshment kiosk on Platform 4-5 and vending machines in other areas.