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Cardigan Fields

Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS4 2DG

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Introduction

  • There are various venue's situated throughout the leisure park. For more information please refer to the Cardigan Fields website.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Leeds.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Leeds.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located within the centre of the leisure park.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 474cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 7in).
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located beside the Cinema and the Bowling Alley.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge bays are located throughout the car park.
    • There are 10+ Parent and Child Bays.
    • Not all dropped kerbs have tactile paving.

Outside Access (Main Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Kirkstall Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Main Pedestrian Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • Comments View
    • There are a number of ramps/slopes on route from the road to the leisure park.
    • The ground surface is block paved.
    • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving.
    • There are bollards on the route.
    • The width between the bollards is 154cm.

Outside Access (The Buffalo Bill Bridge)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue, joining Cardigan Fields and the Leeds Industrial Museum.
  • 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 183cm (6ft).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 183cm (6ft).
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards on route to the entrance.
    • The width between the bollards is 119cm.

Level Change (The Buffalo Bill Bridge)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between both sets of gates, on the bridge.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Security Office and Enquiries)

  • This information is for the entrance located between Virgin Active and LaserZone.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

Level Change (Security Office and Enquiries)

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

Reception (Security Office and Enquiries)

  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the Security Office and Enquiries entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk/counter.

Inside Access (Security Office and Enquiries)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.

Nature Trail/Riverside Walk

  • There is a Nature Trail / Riverside Walk.
  • The pathways are made up of a gravel surface.
  • The pathways have some easy, moderate & steep ramps / slopes.
  • The pathways are uneven.
  • There are no seats / benches on the Nature Trail / Riverside Walk.
  • There are some dropped kerbs on the route.

Leisure Park

  • There are roads to cross which are created by the car park.
  • At each crossing point in the car park there is tactile paving.
  • There are some bollards at the crossing points.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 150cm.
  • The paths are block paved.
  • There are many dropped kerbs. Most of which have tactile paving.
  • There are a number of easy ramps / slopes throughout the leisure park.
  • Lighting levels throughout the leisure park are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in the public areas of the leisure park.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • Many of the venues within the leisure park have their own accessible toilets.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.