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Oakleigh Way Recreation Ground

Oakleigh Way, Mitcham, London, CR4 1AL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a play area, woodland area, tennis courts and an outdoor gym.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is open 08:00 till dusk Monday to Friday and 09:00 till dusk Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Mitcham Eastfields.
  • The nearest underground station is Colliers Wood.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Oakleigh Way Main Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Oakleigh Way.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 81cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located between the road and the gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Access Point (2nd Oakleigh Way Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the end of Oakleigh Way.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens towards you (pull).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 82cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located on the kerb in front of the gate.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 9cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Access Point (Bennetts Close Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Bennetts Close.
    • 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 difficult to open.
    • The gate has a latch lock.
    • The width of the gap is 305cm.
    • There is a 2cm high kerb immediately in front of the gates.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located through the gates, on the path 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.

Parks and Gardens

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

Access Point (Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located 20 metres from the main Oakleigh Way entrance.
    • 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 width of the gap is 114cm.

Play Area

  • Equipment in the fenced play area includes swings, slides, and climbing frames.
  • The surface in the play area is grass/mud.
  • There is some bench seating in the play area.
  • There is some play equipment outside the fenced play area.
  • These include a swing, climbing frame, and climbing rocks, as shown in pictures 5, 6 and 7.

Access Point (Tennis Courts)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located 10 metres from the main Oakleigh Way entrance.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens towards you (pull).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 105cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the foot of the gate.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 10cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Tennis Courts

  • There are two courts within the fenced tennis court area.
  • The surface here is tarmac.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)