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Buckingham Circular Walk

London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AF

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Introduction

  • This is a circular walk of Buckingham Town.
  • The walk is approximately 2.5m long.
  • There are a number of dog litter bins along the route.
  • There are a number of bench seats along the route, some with armrests.
  • There are fixed picnic type table and seats along the route.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Cornwall's Meadow Public Pay and Display.
    • The car park is located on Cornwall's Meadow.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Cornwalls Meadow Car Park Entrance

  • This entrance consists of a tarmac path with a width of 100cm.
  • The path leads to the Bridge Street entrance.
  • There is a wooden footbridge 100cm wide.
  • The footbridge has handrails on both sides.

Bridge Street Entrance

  • The path surface here is tarmac with bollards at the start.
  • The bollards are 110cm apart.
  • There is an easy slope leading to the Bridge Street entrance.
  • Here there is a skate park and children's play area.

London Road Crossover

  • The pavements are uneven with a tarmac surface.
  • There is a light controlled crossing available at the New Inn public house.
  • The push button is at a height of 90cm.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.

Ford Street

  • The pavements are uneven with a tarmac surface.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.

Chandos Road

  • This route is via a tarmac pavement, which is very uneven and has an easy incline.

Chandos Park Public Toilets

  • There are accessible and standard toilets available in this park.
  • Summer opening times are 08.00-20.00.
  • Winter opening times are 09.00-16.00.
  • A Radar key is required for the accessible toilet.

Station Road

  • This route is via the Film Place at Buckingham University. The route has uneven surfaces and a slight incline on the pavements.

Buckingham University Grounds

  • This route is not accessible for a wheelchair. There is an alternative route via Hunters Street, which leads to the town centre. There are 6 medium steps leading down to the bridge, which has a handrail at the first 3 steps on the left going down. The bridge has 8 steps and handrails on both sides, and the same at the other end of the bridge.

Bourton Road

  • This route is mainly tarmac pavements.
  • The pavements have easy slopes.
  • Bourton Road leads to the Bourton Road park entrance.

Bourton Road Park Entrance

  • This entrance is 120cm wide between the bollards.
  • There is a footbridge which is 120cm wide.
  • The footbridge has a tarmac surface and has handrails on both sides.

Bourton Park To Cornwalls Meadow

  • This route follows the river back to Cornwalls Meadow car park.
  • The surface of the pathways are tarmac and block paving.
  • The pathways have an easy incline.

Accessible Toilet (Chandos Park)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the park entrance at Chandos Court.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 200cm (7ft 3in 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is no dropdown rail.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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 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 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • Patrons must have there own Radar key.

Standard Toilet(s) (Chandos Park)