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Grassy Beach

Broughty Ferry Road, Dundee, DD1 3NP

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on Broughty Ferry Road.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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.

Parking (Douglas Terrace)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Broughty Ferry Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Broughty Ferry Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in).

Level Change (Broughty Ferry Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Broughty Ferry Road Bridge)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Broughty Ferry Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Level Change (Broughty Ferry Road Bridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 15+ 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Level Change (Ogilvie Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Ogilvie Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Ogilvie Road.
  • There is not 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 light.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • This is a level crossing. Caution must be taken when crossing the railway as there are no visual or audible warnings of approaching trains.

Level Change (Ogilvie Road Level Crossing)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the crossing.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Beach Lane)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Beach Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in).

Level Change (Beach Lane Path)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 5 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Beach Lane Footbridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located between Beach Lane and the Grassy Beach path.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Douglas Terrace Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Douglas Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 147cm (4ft 10in).

Level Change (Douglas Terrace Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Grassy Beach

  • Grassy Beach is a 1.6km stretch of mixed use path along the riverfront, from Broughty Ferry Road at the Eastern end of the Dundee port area, to the edge of Broughty Ferry at Douglas Terrace. There are also two other pedestrian access points along the path. It is part of the city's Greenways Network and is used by pedestrians and cyclists.
  • The footpath surface is tarmac and the majority of the path is 150cm. The path is lit at the edges by surface LED lights. The majority of the path is level or with an easy gradient. There is one medium slope at the Douglas Terrace end and Ogilvie Road is steep beyond the level crossing access. There are benches at regular locations along the path. Dogs are welcome on the lead and there are dog refuse bins at regular locations.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)