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Horniman Gardens

London Road, Forest Hill, Lewisham, London, SE23 3PQ

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Opening Times

  • Monday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Tuesday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Wednesday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Thursday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Friday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Saturday 07:15 - 16:20.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:20.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Forest Hill.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Forest Hill.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (London Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 117cm (3ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (London Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the entrance gate.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • Comments View
    • Most paths within the gardens have varying degrees of slope.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 190cm (5ft 5in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is not 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not 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 for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • 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 52cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Comments View
    • A drop down rail is available.
    • Toilet facilities are open from 08:30 - 15:50.

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