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Exhibition Park

Claremont Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's playground, a boating lake, a band stand, tennis courts, basketball court, an excercise area and a cafe.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Manors.

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 Newcastle University Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Park Terrace.
  • 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.

Outside Access (Claremont Road Vehicular Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Claremont 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 400cm (13ft 1in).

Outside Access (Underpass from Brandling Park)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Brandling Park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 400cm (13ft 1in).

Level Change (Underpass from Brandling Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and gravel 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 bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Bandstand

  • There is a bandstand located within the park.
  • The entrance to the bandstand is 275cm in width.
  • There is a moderate slope to access the bandstand.

Tennis Courts

  • There are five tennis courts within the grounds.
  • Access into the courts is via a single width gate.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • The width of the gate opening is 115cm.

Basketball Court

  • Access into the basketball court is via a single width gate.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • The width of the gate opening is 115cm.
  • There is level access to the basketball court.

Children's Playground

  • Access into the children’s playground is via a single width gate.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • The width of the gate opening is 96cm.
  • There is level access to the children’s playground.
  • The ground surface within the park ranges from grass, tarmac, bark, soft rubber and sand.
  • Bench seating is available within the park.

Cafe in the Park

  • There is a cafe located within the park.
  • The cafe has an accessible toilet for the use of cafe customers only.
  • The cafe was closed at the time of the survey (January 2018).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)