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West Ham Park

Upton Lane, West Ham, London, E7 9PU

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include A toilet block with and accessible toilet and standard toilets, children's play area, Park Office, Paddling Pool, Football Pitches, Tennis Courts, All Weather Pitches, Running Track, Cricket Squares, Rounders Pitch and a Ornamental Garden.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Stratford.
  • The nearest underground station is Plaistow.
  • The nearest DLR station is Abbey Road.

Opening Times

  • The park opens everyday at 7:30am until dusk.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 470cm (7ft 3in x 15ft 5in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located On Ham Park Lane.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on various roads around the park, mainly Ham Park Road and Upton Lane.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Upton Lane Main Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Upton Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • The second gates are located to the left of the main gate.
    • There is a bollard in the middle of the main gate which restricts this entrance width to 150cm.

Outside Access (Upton Lane Nursery Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Upton Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Upton Lane Nursery Access Point)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Outside Access (Hame Park Lane Margery Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Hame Park Lane.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Outside Access (Ham Park Road Linden Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Ham Park Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a bollard in the centre of this entrance.
    • This bollard restricts the access width to 120cm.

Outside Access (Edward Temme Avenue Country Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Edward Temme Avenue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Outside Access (Portway Road South Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Portway Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Outside Access (Portway Road Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Portway Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There are railings located just inside the entrance.
    • The railing restrict the entrance access to 90cm.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Park Facilities

  • There are various extra facilities located throughout the park.
  • To access the majority of the facilities, like the tennis courts, children’s play area, paddling pool or ornamental garden are accessed via a gate that has a minimum width of 90cm. The gates all open away from you (push) and are heavy.
  • All of these facilities have level access and a path leading right up to them (accept from the football pitch).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the children's play area.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin and sanitary disposal units.
    • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the accessible toilet entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s)