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Ravensbury Park

Morden Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX

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Introduction

  • The park is open to the public twenty four hours.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Merton.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The name of the nearest tram stop is Mitcham Tram Stop T.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Wandle Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Wandle Road.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is permanently held open.

Access Point (Morden Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Morden Road.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 119cm.

Level Change (Bridge near Morden Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located over the bridge.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • This bridge is located close to the Morden Road entrance.
    • This bridge has to be crossed to access all of the park (apart from the outdoor gym) from the Morden Road entrance.

Access Point (London Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on London Road.
    • 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.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollards are 60cm high. The smallest gap between bollards is 180cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located past the entrance, leading into the park.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are two access points on London Road, either side of the River Wandle.
    • Photos 1 and 2 show the access point south of the river.
    • Photos 3 and 4 show the access point north of the river.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and muddy 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
    • The River Wandle passes through the park, close to the Wandle Road and London Road entrances.
    • The tarmac paths are uneven in places where tree roots are growing beneath them. An example is shown in picture 11.
    • The majority of paths are tarmac. There are some muddy paths near the London Road entrances.
    • There is an outdoor gym close to the Morden Road entrance.

Bridges

  • There are several bridges over the River Wandle throughout the park.
  • Photos 1 to 3 show the bridge in the centre of the park, which is level, apart from a slight slope on the north side of the river.
  • This slope is permanent and has no hand rails.
  • Photos 4 and 5 show other bridges, which have steep paths on either side.
  • These slopes are permanent and have no hand rails.

Access Point (Play Area)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located approximately 100 metres from the Morden Road 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 100cm.

Play Area

  • Equipment in the enclosed play area includes climbing rocks, swings, slides, a ground level trampoline, and climbing frames.
  • The surface around the play equipment is compact rubber.
  • Other surfaces in the play area are grass.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

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