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Haverhill Recreation Ground

Camps Road, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 8HF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the park, playgrounds, gardens, toilet block, band stand and a kiosk selling snacks in the summer months.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sudbury.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Chantry Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Chauntry Road and the Corner of Camps Road.
    • 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.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • There is a single bollard at the entry point which is 95cm high.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading into the park towards the toilet block.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Recreation Road and Mill Hill)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the junction of Recreation Road and Mill Hill.
    • 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.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • There are various bollards at this access point which are 100cm high and have a minimum width between them of 180cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from access point into the park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Recreation Road and Clements Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the corner of Recreation Road and Clements Lane.
    • 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.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollards have a height of 100cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the access point into the park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Clements Lane and Camps Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the corner of Clements Lane and Camps Road.
    • There is not 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.
    • There is a single bollard at this access point that is 100cm high.

Level Change (Access to Children's Play Area)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the entry gate.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Children's Play Area

  • There is a children's play area near the Chauntry Road access point.
  • This is accessed via a spring gate that opens towards you and is 105cm wide.
  • The play area has various forms of slides, swings and climbing equipment.

Park Area

  • There are various slopes throughout the park.
  • The majority of the paths are tarmac but some are compressed earth and may be difficult to navigate when wet.
  • There are various bench seats at locations throughout the park.

Eating and Drinking (Splash Pad Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • All tables are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • There is no internal access to the Café. Food and drinks are ordered from the serving window. Table and seating is picnic benches only.

Splash Pad Area

  • There is a Splash Pad area located alongside the Children's Play area.
  • This area is accessed via a spring gate that opens towards you.
  • This gate is 105cm wide.
  • The water features are operated by pressing pads within the area.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block - Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block.
    • There is 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 the toilet attendent.
    • 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 may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 200cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 130cm from the floor.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf does not have the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 77cm.
    • The shelf is located where it is reachable.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • 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 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • 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 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • 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 fair.
    • There is a medium colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a good colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • Separate baby changing facilities are available within the toilet block.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block)

  • 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 in the toilet block.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the 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 in the toilet block.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the toilet block.
    • 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.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located in the toilet block at the access point on Chauntry Road.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 20m from the Chauntry Road and Camps Road access point.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 80cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is push.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.