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Bushy Park

Hampton Court Road, Hampton, London, TW12 2EJ

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Opening Times - Bushy Park

  • Pedestrian gates in Bushy Park are open 24 hours, except during the deer cull (September and November) when pedestrian gates open at 08:00 and close at 22.30, Monday - Friday.
  • Vehicle gates are open from 06:30 and close at dusk, except during the deer cull (September and November) when vehicle gates open at 08:00 Monday-Friday.

Opening Times - The Woodlands Gardens

  • The Woodlands Gardens open at 09:00 and closes at dusk.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Hampton Court or Teddington.
  • The nearest underground station is Richmond.

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located close to the Hampton Court Gate access point.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 505cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 7in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the car park 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.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (The Pheasantry Café)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the café.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 450cm (13ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the café entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the café 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 not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Blue Badge Bays Around Bushy Park

  • There are 4 clearly marked Blue Badge bays located close to the Coleshill Road Gate access point as shown in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • The dimensions of the bays are 370cm x 490cm.
  • The parking here is only used as car park at weekends and public holidays.
  • There is Blue Badge parking outside the accessible and standard toilets located close to the Hampton Court Access Point as shown in photographs 4, 5 & 6.
  • There is Blue Badge parking close to The Woodland Gardens as shown in photographs 7, 8 & 9.

Access Point (Church Grove Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Church Grove.
    • 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 width of the gap is 109cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second gate beyond the Church Grove Gate access point.
    • It is called Church Grove Passage.
    • The gate here is heavy and opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the gate is 91cm.
    • The gap beyond the gate is 88cm as shown in photograph 5.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.

Access Point (Hampton Wick Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Park 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 115cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second gate as shown in photograph 3.
    • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the gate is 101cm.
    • The width of the gap to your right is 132cm as shown in photograph 4.

Access Point (Sandy Lane Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Sandy Lane.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 104cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 115cm.
    • There is an uneven surface beyond the gate as shown in photograph 4.

Access Point (The Shaef Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Sandy Lane.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 105cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 114cm.

Access Point (Teddington Gate - Left)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Park Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 87cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the access point.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 8cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 80cm as shown in photograph 3.

Access Point (Teddington Gate - Right)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Park Road.
    • 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 79cm as shown in photograph 3.

Access Point (Clapperstile Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Dora Jordan Road.
    • 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 116cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second gate as shown in photograph 2.
    • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the gate is 98cm.

Access Point (Coleshill Road Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Stanton Avenue.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 102cm as shown in photograph 2.

Access Point (Blandford Road Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Blandford 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 105cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 113cm as shown in photograph 2.

Access Point (Laurel Road Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Laurel 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 104cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 112cm as shown in photograph 3.

Access Point (Hampton Hill New Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Cricket Lane.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 107cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 112cm as shown in photograph 2.

Access Point (Hampton Hill Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on High Street.
    • 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 117cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 110cm as shown in photograph 2.

Access Point (Dukes Head Passage Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on High Street.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 106cm.

Access Point (Hampton Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Hampton Court 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 80cm.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the gap beyond the gate is 83cm as shown in photograph 3.
    • There is tactile paving in front of the gate.

Access Point (Barrack Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Hampton Court 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 100cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is tactile paving in front of the gate.
    • There is a second gate as shown in photograph 3.
    • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the gate is 115cm.

Access Point (Hampton Court Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Hampton Court 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 104cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second gate as shown in photograph 3.
    • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the gate is 108cm.

Access Point (The Pheasantry Café and Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located in front of the car park for The Pheasantry Café.
    • 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 width of the gap is 122cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

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 slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

The Woodland Gardens

  • The Woodlands Gardens are located in the south-east corner of Bushy Park and includes the Waterhouse and Pheasantry Plantations.
  • There are various gates to access The Woodland Gardens as shown in photographs 1, 2, 3 & 4.
  • All the gates are heavy and open away from you (push).
  • The width of all gates is over 75cm.
  • The paths have compact earth and tarmac surfaces.
  • The majority of the paths are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are some slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Iron Bridge

  • The Iron Bridge is located between the Dukes Head Passage Gate and the park.
  • There are steep slopes to access the bridge from either side as shown in photographs 1 & 3.
  • There are handrails on both sides of the bridge.
  • The width of the bridge is 136cm.
  • The surface of the bridge is wooden slats and the surface of the approach is tarmac and concrete.

Playground

  • The playground is located near the Diana Fountain and the Hampton Court Gate access point.
  • There is a gate at the front of the playground as shown in photograph 1.
  • The gate is single and has an opening width of 106cm.
  • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
  • There is a gate to the right hand side of the playground as shown in photograph 2.
  • The gate is single and has an opening width of 107cm.
  • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
  • The playground features a large sandpit, a timber climbing frame, balance beams, a basket swing, cradle swings, a seesaw and turtle drum for young children and a dry river feature and climbing boulders.
  • There is a fixed table and chairs as shown in photograph 13.
  • The height of the table is 50cm.
  • The height of the seating is 38cm.
  • There is a pergola near the sandpit to provide shade and seating as shown in photograph 17.
  • The height of the seating is 47cm as shown in photograph 18.
  • The surfaces are a mixture of grass, soft rubber and sand.
  • There are benches situated around the playground with armrests.
  • There is a deep step to access the sandpit.

Coffee Kiosk

  • The coffee kiosk is located next to the main car park.
  • There is level access from the main car park to the kiosk.
  • The gate to the coffee kiosk area is approximately 12m from the nearest Blue Badge bay in the car park.
  • There is a gate at the front of the kiosk area as shown in photograph 3.
  • The gate is single and has an opening width of 92cm.
  • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
  • There is a gate to the left hand side of the kiosk as shown in photograph 4.
  • The gate is single and has an opening width of 89cm.
  • The gate is heavy and opens away from you (push).
  • The surface is this area is compacted earth.
  • There are some uneven areas.
  • Benches are located in front of the kiosk.
  • Tables are 70cm high.
  • Seating is 43cm high.
  • The height of the counter is 130cm.
  • The lower part of the counter is 73cm high.

Outside Access (The Pheasantry Café)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 97cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Eating and Drinking (The Pheasantry Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located within the Woodlands Gardens.
  • 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 not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the café entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the counter is 89cm.
    • There are tables and chairs available outside of the café.
    • There are chairs with and without armrests.
    • The tables are 69cm high.
    • The height of the seating is 43cm.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Accessible Toilet (Hampton Court Gate)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 482m (527yd 4in) from the Hampton Court Gate access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right via the Hampton Court Gate access point.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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, please call 0161 320 2956.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 230cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is not 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 71cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 54cm (1ft 9in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 116cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet (The Pheasantry Café)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the Pheasantry Café and Car Park access point.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the Pheasantry Café car park.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 220cm (7ft 3in 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 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and waste paper pedal bin 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 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 not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Accessible Toilet - The Pheasantry Café)

  • 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 gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Standard Toilet(s) (Hampton Court Gate)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right from the Hampton Court Gate access point.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 482m (527yd 4in) from the Hampton Court Gate access point.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the male toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s) (The Pheasantry Café)

Level Change (Standard Toilets - The Pheasantry Café)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrances to the toilets.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the park.