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Millhouses Park

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, S7 2QQ

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest bus stop is Abbeydale Road South/Dobcroft Avenue.
    • The nearest tram stop is Park Grange Croft.
    • The park includes a children's play area, tennis courts and a boating lake.

Parking (Millhouses Park East)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the left of the park.
    • 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 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 340cm x 600cm (11ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the Pingle Road entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the Pingle Road entrance.
    • 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 loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is not open 24 hours and closes at different times depending on the time of year.

Level Change (Millhouses Park East Car Park)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Parking (Millhouses Park West)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the right 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.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 270cm x 500cm (8ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the Dobcroft Road entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Dobcroft Road entrance.
    • 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 loose chippings.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is not open 24 hours and closes at different times depending on the time of year.

Level Change (Millhouses West Car Park)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Abbeydale Road South/Pingle Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Abbydale Road South/Pingle Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front and beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Abbeydale Road South/Dobcroft Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 310cm (10ft 2in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slight ramp to the entrance to the park, becoming moderate once inside.

Level Change (Abbeydale RoadSouth/Dobcroft Road)

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

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.

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 55m (60yd 5in) from the Abbeydale Road South/Dobcroft Road entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance facing the boating lake.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 245cm (6ft 5in x 8ft).
    • 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 sensor.
    • 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 disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not 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 52cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 poor.
  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (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.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • Both the female standard toilet and the accessible toilets have rails on both sides.
    • The male toilet ramp has a rail on the left hand side when facing the entrance.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located to the left of the Abbeydale Road/ Dobcroft Road entrance.
    • The female toilets are 56m (61yd 9in) from the Abbeydale Road/ Dobcroft Road entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located to the left of the main entrance on Abbeydale Road South and Dobcroft Road.
    • The male toilets are 53m (57yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the standard toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).