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Eureka Leisure Park

Rutherford Road, Ashford, Kent, TN25 4BN

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Introduction

  • A number of venues are available throughout the leisure park: Cineworld, Bannatyne's Health Club, Burger King, Busy Bees, Chiquito, Frankie & Benny's, KFC, Nando's, Travelodge, Pizza Hut and Subway.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 06:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 06:00 - 00:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located throughout 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 364cm x 470cm (11ft 11in x 15ft 5in).
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • 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 a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • The nearest designated bay from the main entrance is 71m.
    • The nearest designated bay from the rear bridge entrance is 49m.
    • There are a number of designated bays located in various locations throughout the leisure park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments
    • This is an open air entrance located at the front of the leisure park.
    • The surface at this entrance is uneven and varies from easy and moderate slopes.
    • There is a crossing at this entrance, with dropped kerbs. The dropped kerb has tactile paving.
    • The uneven surfaces apply for both sides of the road.

Outside Access (Rutherford Road - Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Rutherford Road, located behind Cineworld.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments
    • This is an open air entrance located at the side of the leisure park.
    • There is a ramp/slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is easy.
    • There are ramps/slopes leading into the leisure park immediately after you enter.
    • The ramps/slopes vary from moderate to steep.
    • There are handrails located in some areas.
    • There is a dropped kerb at the bottom of the ramps/slopes, which has tactile paving.
    • Visitors would be required to cross a quiet road within the car park if using this entrance.

Outside Access (Rear Bridge Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the leisure park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments
    • This is an open air entrance located at the rear of the leisure park.
    • This entrance is via a bridge.
    • There is a ramp/slope that loops in a circle like motion around the steps.
    • The ramp/slope is moderate.
    • There are handrails located on both sides.
    • At the bottom of the ramp/slope there are bollards which give a minimum width of 123cm.
    • There are steps located in front of the bridge.
    • The steps are deep.
    • There are handrails on both sides.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The ramp/slope overcomes the steps.
    • When entering the leisure park using either the ramp/slope or steps, visitors will be required to cross a quiet road within the car park.
    • They are zebra crossings, which have dropped kerbs with tactile paving.

Leisure Park Information

  • There are street lamps throughout the leisure park.
  • The floor surface within the leisure park ranges from tarmac, block paving and concrete.
  • The surfaces throughout the leisure park are uneven and vary from easy to moderate slopes.
  • There are zebra crossings located throughout the leisure park, the majority of crossings have tactile paving and the car park roads are generally quiet.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • There is no bench seating available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilets are available within various venues around the leisure park.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilets are available within various venues around the leisure park.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive Deaf Awareness training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.