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Central Park

High Street South, East Ham, London, E6 6ET

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a basket ball, tennis court, bowling green, bowls club, cafe and childrens play area.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in East Ham.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manor Park.
  • The nearest underground station is East Ham.

Park Opening Times

  • The park is open from dawn til dusk, however the times are seasonal. Please check the website for further information.

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).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 195cm x 700cm (6ft 5in x 22ft 12in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Rancliffe Road.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Rancliffe Road, Cheltenham Gardens, Bartle Avenue and High Street.

Outside Access

  • Bartle Avenue Entrance - There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance. The entrance is a single width heavy gate and is 85cm wide. The entrance is located on Bartle Avenue.
  • High Street Entrance - There is level access at the entrance. The entrance is a single width heavy gate and is 85cm wide. The entrance is located on High Street South.
  • White Horse Entrance - There is an easy slope just beyond the entrance. The entrance is a single width heavy gate and is 85cm wide. The entrance is located on the corner of High Street South and Rancliffe Road.
  • Rancliffe Entrance - There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance. The entrance is a single width heavy gate and is 85cm wide. The entrance is located on Rancliffe Road.
  • Cheltenham Entrance - There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance. The entrance is a single width heavy gate and is 85cm wide. The entrance is located on Cheltenham Gardens.

Park

  • There are surfaced paths throughout the park.
  • There are some easy and moderate slopes in places along the paths.
  • There are grass areas throughout the park.
  • There is some accessible play equipment available in the playground.

Outside Access (Front Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.

Outside Access (Rear Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.

Inside Access (Cafe)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the front cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Wednesday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Thursday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Friday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Saturday 09:30 - 19:00.
    • Sunday 09:30 - 19:00.

Accessible Toilet (Cafe)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the front cafe entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is 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 key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • 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 155cm x 220cm (5ft 1in 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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 not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste 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 not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • 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.

Standard Toilet(s) (Cafe)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the venue.
    • The female and male toilets are 14m (15yd 11in) from the front cafe entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the female standard toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info (Cafe)

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.