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Morden Park

London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5HE

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Introduction

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    • Opening times are Monday - Friday 08:00 - dusk and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 09:00 - dusk.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Morden.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Morden South.
  • The nearest underground station is Wimbledon.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located off London Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 465cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 3in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Main Entrance)

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    • This information is for the access point located in the car park.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 178cm.

Access Point (Hillcross Avenue Footpath Entrance)

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    • This information is for the access point located on the footpath off Hillcross Avenue.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The smallest gap between the bollards at this entrance is 182cm. The bollards are 85cm to 90cm high.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located past the access point, into the park.
    • 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.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Access Point (Lower Morden Lane Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Lower Morden Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • At this entrance there are three staggered barriers. The ground is packed earth and stones. The ground at this entrance is uneven.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located between the barriers and on the path further into the park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There is an outdoor gym near the centre of the park, as shown in picture 10.
    • Paths near the car park are mostly level or easy slopes.

Access Point (Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located 10 metres from the main entrance access point.
    • There is not 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 easy to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 100cm.
    • The surface at the gate is tarmac, but is mud and grass a short way beyond. There are no tarmac paths further into the play area.

Play Area

  • Equipment in the enclosed play area includes swings, slides, and springers.
  • The surface around the play equipment is compact rubber and concrete slabs.
  • The surface between play areas is grass.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are standard toilets available in Merton Leisure Centre, which shares the Morden Park car park.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets available in Merton Leisure Centre, which shares the Morden Park car park.

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