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Chase Local Nature Reserve

The Chase, Romford, Essex, RM7 0SS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include River Rom, Willow Woods, Black Poplar Woods, The Slack, Hawthorn Scrub, Eastbrook County Park.
    Some areas of the nature reserve are inaccessible.
    Most areas can be accessed via uneven surfaces and grassland.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Dagenham.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Romford.
  • The nearest underground station is Elm Park.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Disabled bays are available within the Eastbrook County Park car park.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.

Outside Access (Eastbrook County Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the Eastbrook County Park Entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Eastbrook County Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes through some of the nature reserve.
    • There are shallow, moderate and deep steps through some of the nature reserve.
    • There is uneven surfaces and narrow pathways throughout the woodland.

Level Change (Black Poplar Woods)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located within Black Poplar Woods.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located within Black Poplar Woods.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Venue is not staffed.