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Oxleas Wood

Shooters Hill, Eltham, London, SE18 4LX

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Oxleas Woods is la large area of woodlands an open grasslands.
    • It is bounded by Shooters Hill to the north and Rochester Way to the south.
    • The park is on the route of the Green Chain Walk.
    • It links with Eltham Park to the south.
    • The park rangers organise a regular programme of guided walks, meeting at the cafe.
    • See the Greenwich Directory for details.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Comments View
    • Although the woods are open 24 hours, the paths are unlit.
    • The times given are for when the car park gates are locked/unlocked. There may be seasonal variations to these times.
    • Please check notices in the car park for details..

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Shooters Hill.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Welling.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The car park is off Crown Woods Lane.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 200cm x 450cm (6ft 7in x 14ft 9in).
    • 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 150cm (4ft 11in).

Access from Rochester Way

  • There is pedestrian access from Rochester Way into the park.
  • The entrance is close to Crookston Road, at the west of the park.
  • The original barrier was intended to prevent motorbike access into the park.
  • It would also be difficult for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
  • This barrier can be bypassed on the grass/ unmade area to the left of the tarmac path.
  • After the barrier there are moderate and steep slopes on the path up towards the cafe.
  • There are futher entrances to the park from Rochester Way and Welling Way.
  • These are unmade paths through wooded areas.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate slope on the path from the car park to the cafe and viewing area.
    • In other areas of the woods there are moderate and steep slopes.
    • There are some uneven and unmade paths around the woods.
    • The Green Chain Walk passes through the woods.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the accessible entrance. The toilet has its own outside entrance.
    • 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 key can be obtained from a member of staff at the cafe.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 285cm (6ft 7in x 9ft 4in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 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 not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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 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 within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Accessible and Female Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Level Change (Male Standard Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

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