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Viewpark Gardens

Old Edinburgh Road/New Edinburgh Road, Viewpark, Uddingston, North Lanarkshire, G71 6HJ

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Uddingston.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times (April-September)

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 15:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in the centre of the park, adjacent to the toilets.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located adjacent to the raised allotments.
  • Comments View
    • The allotments turning circle and drop off point had a surface of loose chippings at the time of survey.
    • There is further parking near New Edinburgh Road.

Outside Access (Greenhouse Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the greenhouses.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by sliding.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 adjoining greenhouses and 1 rear greenhouse section.
    • The rear doors of the rear section were 51cm wide to access a garden area which can be overcome using the doors at the opposite side.

Level Change (Greenhouse Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face 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 the right going up.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the rear of the greenhouse to the right.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy ramp to access the narrow rear section greenhouse doors.
    • The narrow doors can be overcome using other routes throughout the gardens.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located adjacent to the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).

Outside Access (Collections Garden)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the greenhouses and main gardens.
  • 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 127cm (4ft 2in).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading over some of the water features.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Parks and Gardens (Nurseries)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, loose wood chippings, 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 some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Parks and Gardens (Collections Garden)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and muddy surface(s).
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are not any bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Parks and Gardens (Allotments)

  • The path(s) has a / have concrete and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are not any bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There is a block paving surface around the raised beds next to the drop off point.

Parks and Gardens (Main Park)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are not any bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.