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Sausmarez Park

La Route de Sausmarez, Castel, Guernsey, GY5 7UJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the Folk Museum, Tea Rooms, Children's Play Area, Japanese Fishing Pavilion, and Woodland Walks.

Location

  • This venue is situated in Castel.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:30.

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located just off of La Route de Sausmarez.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 cobbles.
    • The car park surface is cobbled.
    • 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.

Parking (West Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on Saumarez Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
    • 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.

Access Point (Main Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on La Route de Sausmarez.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the road just beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (West Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located leading from the west car park on Saumarez Lane.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Comments View
    • There are uneven surfaces just before the access point, where the concrete is worn.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Japanese Fishing Pavilion

  • The Japanese Fishing Pavilion is located at the north east end of the park and overlooks the lake.
  • The Japanese Fishing Pavilion is accessed by a mud path.
  • The path is over 180cm wide.
  • There is a steep slope at the end of the mud path to access the Japanese Fishing Pavilion.
  • The slope is over 150cm wide.
  • At the top of the slope, the mud path becomes block paving.
  • The block paving creates a slight threshold with the mud path.
  • The entrance to the Japanese Fishing Pavilion is just past the block paving.
  • There are no doors or gates at the entrance.
  • The entrance width is 100cm.
  • There is an information board to the right of the entrance.
  • The surface of the Japanese Fishing Pavilion is wooden.
  • The Japanese Fishing Pavilion is sheltered from the weather.

Accessible Toilet (Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 105m (114yd 2ft) from the Main Car Park Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the Café.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of the Museum or Café staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 195cm (7ft 1in x 6ft 5in).
    • There is not 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 140cm (4ft 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.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right of the Café.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 105m (114yd 2ft) from the Main Car Park Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right of the Café.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 105m (114yd 2ft) from the Main Car Park Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the Female Standard Toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Level Change (Male Standard Toilet)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.