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Mile End Park

Grove Road, London, E3 5RP

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Limehouse.
  • The nearest underground station is Mile End.
  • The nearest DLR station is Limehouse.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located near the climbing wall within the park.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a Blue Badge bay located on Clinton Road with dimensions of 200cm x 500cm (shown in photograph 3).
    • There is standard parking around much of the park.

North Area

  • There are numerous access points between Mile End Road and Wennington Road.
  • There is a main access point located near the Mile End Bow Street bus stop into the park off Grove Road which has a clear width of 180cm.
  • There are numerous other access points located off Grove Road all of which have widths of over 75cm. Examples of these can be seen in photographs 6 and 7.
  • The access points shown in photographs 6 and 7 are off the intersection between Grove Road and Roman Road.
  • There are two separate access points off Wennington Road, one with a width of 130cm and can be seen in photograph 8.
  • The other has a clear width of 187cm which can be seen in photograph 9.
  • There are additional access points to the park of Clinton Road and Haverfield Road.

Central Area

  • There are many access points between St Paul's Way and Mile End Road.
  • There is a large access point in front of the Mile End Leisure centre (shown in photograph 1).
  • All other access points have widths of over 75cm.
  • These access points can be seen in photographs 2-5.
  • There are also access points to the area off Mile End Road, an example of which can be seen in photographs 5-8.

South Area

  • There are numerous access points to the area of Mile End Park between Southwater Close and St Paul's Way (shown in photographs 1-4).
  • These include access points along Burdett Road Copenhagen Place and Agnes Road.
  • The access point shown in photograph 5 is located off St Paul's Way.

Towpath

  • You can access the park off the Canal Towpath.
  • The Towpath is located along the Central and Northern areas of the park.
  • The Towpath can be uneven and there are often slopes and occasionally steps between it and the main area of the park.
  • There are bridges over the canal.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have concrete, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There is a dog exercise area in the central area of the park (shown in photographs 11 and 12).
    • There is also a climbing area located within the central area of the park which (shown in photograph 13).
    • Within the park is also located several sports facilities access to which can be gained from the Mile End Leisure Centre.

Wennington Green Play Areas

  • The play area is accessed by a set of double heavy gates that open away from you (push) and have an opening width of 160cm.
  • There are seating areas available in the play area.
  • There is a variety of play equipment.

Exercise Equipment

  • There is a selection of exercise equipment located in the Wennington Green area.
  • This area has a rubberised surface.
  • There is also a basketball court located nearby.

Skateboarding Area

  • There is a skateboarding area near St Paul's Way.
  • This is accessed via a set permanently held open gates with an opening width of 150cm.
  • There is a slight slope in front of the gates.

Play Area Southwater Close / Copenhagen Place

  • There is a small section of play equipment near Southwater Close and Copenhagen Place with a rubberised floor surface around the equipment.
  • There is also seating available in this area.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)