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East Greenwich Pleasaunce

Chevening Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 0LB

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • East Greenwich Pleasaunce is the former walled burial ground for Greenwich Naval Hospital. .
    • It is now a public park, although many of the historic graves have been retained.

Opening Times

  • The park is locked at dusk and opened each morning.
  • Times vary with the seasons.
  • Please contact the parks department for further details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Greenwich.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Westcombe Park.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest bus stops are on Woolwich Road.
    • The nearest entrance from the bus stops is Chevening 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).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 400cm (6ft 7in x 13ft 1in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Chevening Road, near the junction with Woolwich Road.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 1000cm (6ft 7in x 32ft 10in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Chevening Road and Halstow Road.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The standard parking bays are in a residents' controlled parking zone.
    • Parking is limited to 2 hours Monday - Saturday for non-residents.

Outside Access (Chevening Road Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Chevening Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The pedestrian gate and the vehicle gate next to it are held open when the park is open.

Level Change (Chevening Road Gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and after the gate.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Halstow Road Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the corner where Halstow Road joins Ormiston Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The gate is located at the end of the footpath leading from Halstow Road.
    • The gate is held open when the park is open.

Level Change (Halstow Road Gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located before and after the gate.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Inside Access

  • Within the park the lower area, nearest Chevening Road, is generally level or with easy slopes.
  • There is a large grassed area containing a children's playground at this level.
  • There are single, heavy gates from the paths into the grassed area.
  • There are similar gates from the grassed area into the playground area.
  • The gates have a minimum width of 100cm.
  • The land rises up towards the rear of the park.
  • Some of the paths have moderate and steep slopes.
  • Most of the paths have a tarmac surface.
  • There are some uneven areas.
  • Some of the paths nearest the Halstow Road gate are unmade.

Outside Access (Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the cafe.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Eating and Drinking (Pistachios in the Park)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe and toilets building is located towards the south of the park, on the higher ground.
    • There are moderate slopes leading to the cafe from all directions.
    • There is additional picnic bench seating outside the cafe.
    • Cafe opening times may vary with park opening times.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00.
    • Friday 08:30 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:30 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 09:30 - 18:00.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the cafe entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the cafe building, approximately 150m from the Chevening Road entrance gate.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • There are identical male and female toilets next to each other.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 170cm (5ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
    • There is 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • 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.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in both accessible toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • The toilets are maintained by the cafe but are for the use of all park visitors.
    • The toilets are open the same hours as the cafe.
    • The toiler roll holder is on the drop-down rail.
    • There are moderate slopes leading to the toilets from all directions.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The two accessible toilets are for the use of all park visitors.

Additional Info

  • There is limited seating in the park.
  • Most of the benches are located off the paths in the grassed areas.