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Bernie Spain Gardens - Between The Queen's Walk and Upper Ground

Next to Oxo Tower Wharf, London, SE1 9PH

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Introduction - Bernie Spain Gardens

  • The Bernie Spain Gardens are located between Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf.
  • The 26,000sq ft garden is located just minutes away from Waterloo, Blackfriars and Southwark stations and is ideally located next to a host of boutiques and independent cafes and restaurants which can be found within Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf.

Getting Here

Upper Ground

  • Upper Ground divides Bernie Spain Gardens into two.
  • Caution is advised when crossing Upper Ground due to traffic.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • There is step-free access across Upper Ground.

On Street Parking (Upper Ground)

  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Upper Ground.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 200cm x 800cm (6ft 7in x 26ft 3in).
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

South Bank Public Car Parks

  • This section provides information about a number of public cars parks around South Bank.
    For more information about access and parking charges please visit the individual car parks.
    South Bank is located in the congestion charging zone.

Access Point (Upper Ground - Right)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the right as you face the park.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is an open gap at this access point.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Access Point (Upper Ground - Centre)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the centre as you face the gardens.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • The width of the gap is 205cm.

Access Point (Upper Ground - Left)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the left as you face the gardens.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 120cm.

Access Point (The Queen's Walk)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off The Queen's Walk.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.

Gardens

  • There is step free access throughout the gardens.
  • The surface of the paths are block paving or tarmac.
  • There are areas of the gardens which are grass lawns.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • There is a South Bank Information Board available.
  • There are some very easy and slight slopes within the gardens.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in Gabriel's Wharf.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in Gabriel's Wharf.

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