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Southwark Park Bowls Pavilion

Gomm Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 2UA

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Rotherhithe.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Canada Water.
  • The nearest underground station is Canada Water.

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Carriage Drive.
  • Comments View
    • The bays are 200cm wide but are not individually spaced.
    • There is a maximum 4 hour stay.

Outside Access (Venue Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of The Pavilion.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located past the entrance gate.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 103cm (3ft 5in).

Outside Access (Pavillion)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Pavilion, facing onto the green.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in).

Inside Access (Pavilion)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are various tables which are 70cm high with 67cm from the underside of the table to the floor.
      There are seats which do not have armrests.
    • There is a counter at 90cm high which can serve drinks.

Level Change (Accessible Artificial Bowls Rink)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the Pavilion, when facing the building.
  • 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.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the steep ramp outside the Pavilion onto the path towards the accessible bowls rink.
    • Photographs 3 and 4 show the ramp down to the rink.

Path Around Bowling Green

  • Photograph 1 shows the steep ramp onto the path on one side of the Pavilion and photograph 8 shows the 20cm unmarked step on the other side of the building.
    The path is 120cm wide and there are handrails on some parts of the path.
  • There is a picnic table, with a bench on one side only, which could be used by a wheelchair user.
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Level Change (Bowling Green)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the edge of the bowling green.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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).

Standard Changing Room (Male and Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the The Pavilion entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the accessible bowling green.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left-hand side as you enter the Pavillion.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • The benches are 47cm high.
    • The coat hooks are 172-179cm high.

Toilet with Adaptations (Male Changing Room - Right Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Pavilion entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter, in the male changing rooms.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • The accessible toilet is located within the male standard changing room.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 225cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • 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 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 182cm from the floor.
  • 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.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Toilet with Adaptations (Female Changing Room - Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Pavilion entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the female changing rooms.
    • There is 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 lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 222cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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 general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 177cm from the floor.
  • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 114cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the Female Changing Room.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Pavilion entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the Male Changing Rooms.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Pavilion entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are good.
  • Comments View
    • The female ambulant toilet is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • The toilet seat is 42cm high and the sink is 80cm high.
      There is a drop-down rail to the right and a horizontal grab-rail on the other. There is also a vertical grab rail to the right of the sink.
    • The drop-down and other rails all have good colour contrast.
    • Photograph 3 shows the urinal and sink in the male changing room.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.