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Clifton Park Cenotaph and Memorial Gardens

Clifton Park, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 2AA

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located on Clifton Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 415cm x 153cm (13ft 7in x 5ft).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 360m (393yd 2ft) from the cenotaph.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 370m (404yd 1ft) from the cenotaph.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The route to the cenotaph avoiding steep ramps is by taking the Clifton Park and Clifton Museum right entrance, then follow the moderate footpaths to the cenotaph.

Outside Access (Cenotaph Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the corner of Clifton Lane and Doncaster 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 124cm (4ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads into Clifton Park with the cenotaph directly ahead.

Level Change (Cenotaph Entrance)

  • 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 moderate.

Outside Access (Memorial Gardens Left Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear left of the cenotaph.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 304cm (9ft 12in).

Level Change (Memorial Gardens Left 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.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the rear of the memorial gardens.
  • There is/are 13 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 deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Clifton Park Cenotaph

  • The cenotaph remembers those who fell in World War 1 and World War 2.
  • The cenotaph is ahead as you enter Clifton Park via the Clifton Lane and Doncaster Road corner entrance.
  • The Cenotaph is approximately 40m from the Clifton Lane and Doncaster Road corner entrance.
  • The pathway leading to the cenotaph is on an easy slope.
  • There are 6 medium height steps surrounding the cenotaph.
  • The steps can be reduced to 4 by accessing the cenotaph from the right.
  • The name of those who fell in World War 1 are located immediately behind the cenotaph.
  • The names of those who fell in World War 2 are located within the memorial gardens.
  • There are 8 benches on the pathway in front of the cenotaph.
  • The benches have handrails on both sides.

Clifton Park Memorial Gardens

  • The memorial gardens are located to the rear of the cenotaph.
  • The gardens are approximately 55m from the cenotaph entrance.
  • There are 12 benches in the memorial gardens.
  • The benches have armrests on both sides.
  • All of the pathways are more than 150cm wide.
  • There are easy ramps throughout the memorial gardens.
  • The pathways are tarmac.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located in Clifton Museum.
    • Please see the Clifton Museum guide for information.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in Clifton Park.