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Horn Park

Gavestone Crescent, Eltham, London, SE12 8BT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a skate park, ball court, playground, outdoor gym, open grass areas and fooball pitches.
  • Comments View
    • The park is bounded by Gavestone Road, Alnwick Road, Winn Road and Mottingham Lane.
    • The Gavestone Road gate is nearest to the play area, skate park and outdoor gym.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Eltham.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lee.

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 Blue Badge 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 Gavestone Road about 60m from the park entrance gate.
  • Comments View
    • On street parking in surrounding streets is generally unrestricted.

Outside Access (Gavestone Road Gate)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (Alnwick Road Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Alnwick Road, near to Paston Crescent.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Further along the drive there is a vehicle width gate which is held open.
    • The pedestrian gate to the right of it is not accessible.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the pavement to the driveway.

Outside Access (Alnwick Road Kissing Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located near to Sibthorpe Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This is a kissing gate where the user has to enter an area 110 x 140 cm before reversing into the park.
    • There are some uneven areas in the tarmac in front of the gate.

Level Change (Alnwick Road Kissing 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.

Outside Access (Winn Road Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Winn Road, between Ashdale Road and Shevington Way.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This is a 'kissing' gate.
    • Wheelchair/ pushchair users move into an area 90cm wide and 90cm deep before reversing out into the park.

Level Change (Winn 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.

Inside Access

  • From the Gavestone Road gate there are easy slopes to the playground, outdoor gym, ball court and skate park.
  • In other areas there a moderate slopes towards Alnwick Road and Winn Road.
  • Paths are generally wide tarmac.

Outside Access (Playground Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located from the main path to the playground.
  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar gate into the playground for older children (red gate).
    • This gate has a 3 cm raised threshold.

Playground

  • There are two areas, for older and younger children.
  • The older children's area has a stepping stone path in the grass to reach the play equipment.
  • There is a swing seat suitable for children with disabilities.
  • Users must provide their own harness.
  • There are some picnic benches set on the grassed areas within the playground.

Additional Info

  • There are benches throughout the park.
  • Most are set next to the surfaced paths.