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Mudchute Park and Farm

Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 3HP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include an educational centre, a nursery school, a nature trail, stables, a children's playground and a study area.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe and shop opening times vary depending on requirements on the day.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Limehouse.
  • The nearest underground station is Canary Wharf.
  • The nearest DLR station is Island Gardens.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Pier Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Pier Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Outside Access (Crossharbour Asda Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Crossharbour Asda Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Inside Access (Courtyard)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Within the courtyard there is the reception, a cafe, picnic tables, a shop, stables and toilets.

Inside Access (Park and Farm)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a nature walk which is fairly level and made up of loose gravel.
    • There are seats without armrests located throughout the farm.

Level Change (Park and Farm)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The park and farm are accessed throughout by various easy and moderate slopes.
    • These slopes are a mixture of tarmac, loose chippings and grass.

Eating and Drinking (Mudchute Kitchen)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located in the courtyard.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 400m (437yd 1ft) from the Pier Street entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 68cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • 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 400m (437yd 1ft) from the Pier Street entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the courtyard opposite the shop.
    • There is 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 210cm (5ft 1in x 6ft 11in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not 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 female sanitary, general domestic waste and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a wash basin.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

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 within the courtyard opposite the shop.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 400m (437yd 1ft) from the Pier Street entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the courtyard opposite the shop.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 400m (437yd 1ft) from the Pier Street entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located throughout the farm.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.