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Barnes Park

Barnes Park Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7PY

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Location

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

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Parking (Barnes Park Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in Barnes Park Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 22m (24yd 2in) from the Barnes Park Road vehicle entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the Barnes Park Road vehicle entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are two spaces designated for coaches only, as shown in photograph 7.

Parking (Ettrick Grove)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in Ettrick Grove.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the Ettrick Grove vehicle and pedestrian entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the Ettrick Grove vehicle and pedestrian 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 concrete.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Durham Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Durham Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 370cm (12ft 2in).

Barnes Park Road Vehicle Entrance to Car Park

  • The vehicle entrance is located in Barnes Park Road and leads to the car park.
  • There is no pathway alongside the vehicle entrance.

Outside Access (Barnes View Entrance 1)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Barnes View, at the junction with Barnes Park Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 210cm (6ft 11in).

Level Change (Barnes View Entrance 1)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Barnes View Entrance 2)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Barnes View, opposite Colchester Terrace.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Barnes View Entrance 2)

  • 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 easy.

Ettrick Grove Vehicle and Pedestrian Entrance

  • The vehicle and pedestrian entrance is located off Ettrick Grove, close to the junction with Ettrick Gardens and leads to the Ettrick Grove Car Park and the main park area.
  • There is a pathway to the right of the road which is over 150cm in width with some uneven sections and is on an easy slope uphill.
  • There is a gate on the pathway to which is 100cm in width, opens away from you and is heavy.

Outside Access (Ettrick Grove Entrance 2)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Ettrick Grove, opposite Shrewsbury Crescent.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Ettrick Grove Entrance 2)

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

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, concrete, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are several pieces of play equipment for children alongside the pathways in an open plan setting.

Accessible Toilet (Barnes Park Road)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the Barnes Park Road vehicle entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter and opposite the car park.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 210cm (7ft 3in 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 130cm (4ft 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 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, non-infectious waste and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can 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 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 bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are two additional facilities next to the one surveyed, all with the same specifications.

Level Change (Accessible, Standard Toilets & Baby Changing Room)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the facilities.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Standard Toilet(s) (Barnes Park Road)

Baby Changing Room

  • The baby changing room is located next to the accessible and standard toilets.
  • The room is 27m from the Barnes Park Road vehicle entrance.
  • There door to the room opens towards you, is a single, heavy and 90cm in width.
  • The baby changing table once extended is 75cm in height.
  • The room has a standard toilet, sink and bin available.

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