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Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, Haringey, London, N4 1EE

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About this venue

Finsbury Park underwent a £5million Heritage Lottery Funded restoration and improvement programme in 2005. In recognition of the transformation, the Park was awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award in 2007 and has retained it ever since. Finsbury Park provides a rich tapestry of landscapes and a variety of facilities now catering for twenty-first century needs.

Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Finsbury Park is a large green area covering 110 acres in North London. .
    • The park was officially opened in 1869 and is a mix of open ground, mature trees, avenues, formal gardens and a boating lake.

Opening Times

  • Opening and closing times of the park are dependent on season. Generally the park is open at dawn and is locked when it gets dark.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Finsbury Park & Haringay Green Lanes.
  • The nearest underground station is Finsbury Park.
  • Comments View
    • Bus stops are located on Seven Sisters Road, Green Lanes & Endymion Road.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is pay & display parking within the park and parking is free for Blue Badge holders. Access to the pay & display area is via the Hornsey Gate vehicle entrance.

Outside Access (Finsbury Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Seven Sisters Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).

Level Change (Finsbury Gate 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 easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Hornsey Wood Tavern Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Seven Sisters Road.
  • There is not 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 145cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Hornsey Wood Tavern Gate 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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Manor House Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Green Lanes.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Manor House Gate Entrance
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Level Change (Manor House Gate 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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Green Lanes Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Green Lanes.
  • There is not 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 130cm (4ft 3in).

Level Change (Green Lanes Gate 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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (New River Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Endymion Road.
  • There is not 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.

Level Change (New River Gate 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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Hornsey Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Endymion Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 195cm (6ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • This is also the entrance for vehicles to enter the park for pay & display parking.

Level Change (Hornsey Gate Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located before and after the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac 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 bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • The majority of paths have easy to moderate slopes, but there are a few steep sections in the park and wheelchair users may need assistance.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet & Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrances.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 172m (188yd 4in) from the Hornsey Gate entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the cafe.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
    • 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 158cm x 225cm (5ft 2in x 7ft 5in).
    • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, clinical waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • To access the toilet, the patron must have their own Radar key.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • 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 next to Finsbury Park Cafe.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 172m (188yd 4in) from the Hornsey Gate entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not 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 in the male and female standard toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the baby change facility.