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Greenwich Park

The Park Office, Blackheath Gate, Charlton Way, Greenwich, London, SE10 8QY

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About this venue

Overlooking the River Thames and home to one of London’s most iconic views, Greenwich Park is an amazing mix of 17th century landscape, stunning gardens and a rich history that dates back to Roman times. Follow in the footsteps of England’s kings and queens with a walk through Greenwich’s ancient trees. Visit the tranquil flower, herb and orchard gardens then stop for tea at the Pavilion Café.

Access Guide

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • Comments View
    • The park is situated within the proximity of Greenwich town.
    • The nearest mainline Railway Stations are Blackheath and Maze Hill.
    • The nearest Docklands Light Railway station is Greenwich.
    • Opening Times
    • The park is open from 06:00 for pedestrians (and 07:00 for vehicular traffic) all year round.
    • Vehicles are only permitted to use the through route in the park from 07:00 - 10.00 and again from 16:00 until the park closes.
    • No vehicles are permitted to drive through the park all day on a Saturday or Sunday.

Parking (Blackheath Gate)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 410cm (9ft 10in x 13ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • There are designated parking bays located adjacent to the park office and the Pavillion Tea Rooms.
    • There is parking available near both the park and police offices and also on the approach road to General Wolfe statue.

Outside Access (Park Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Blackheath Avenue.
  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Park Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the office door.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the step situated to the right hand side as you face the office door.

Outside Access (Charlton Way Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at Blackheath Gate.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (St Marys Gate Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Outside Access (Maze Hill Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Southern End.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are identical alternative entrances on Maze Hill, Creed Place Gate and Crooms Hill.

Reception (Park Office)

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (Greenwich Park)

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Greenwich Park)

  • The park is accessed throughout by pathways and grass slopes that have easy, moderate and steep gradients.
  • The paths throughout the park have a tarmac surface.

Inside Access (The Flower Garden)

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (The Flower Garden)

  • The Flower Garden is accessed throughout by various paths which have a compacted gravel surface and an easy gradient.

Inside Access (Children's Playground)

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Children's Playground)

  • The playground is accessed throughout by an easy slope which has a tarmac surface.
  • The playground has within it a kiosk that sells light refreshments.
  • The kiosk has ramps leading to several of the counters.
  • The photograph shows the kiosk and the ramps.

Other Floors (Pavillion Tea Rooms)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Accessible Toilet (Main Entrance Near Park Office)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the standard male toilets.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 160cm (5ft 9in x 5ft 3in).
    • There is not 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • 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 for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • A drop down rail is available.
    • There is an additional accessible toilet located within the standard female toilets and the details are the same.

Accessible Toilet (The Pavillion Tea Rooms)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you face the food counter.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 210cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • A drop down rail is available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.

Accessible Toilet (Cow and Coffee Bean Cafe)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the right hand side of the cafe.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 245cm x 160cm (8ft x 5ft 3in).
    • There is not 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 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • The standard toilet available is unisex.

Accessible Toilet (Childrens Play Area)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block at the rear of the playground.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 182cm x 220cm (5ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • Within the children's play area there is a toilet block which has separate boys and girls toilets which are located at the front of the block
    • The standard female toilet is located on the right side of the block and the standard male and accessible toilet are at the rear of the block.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Entrance Near Park Office)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the toilet block near the Park Office.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the toilet block near the Park Office.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional accessible toilet located within the standard female toilets and the details are the same.

Standard Toilet(s) (The Pavillion Tea Rooms)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you face the food counter.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you face the food counter.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Cow and Coffee Bean Cafe)

Standard Toilet(s) (Childrens Play Area)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located to the right hand side of the toilet block.
    • The female toilets are 42m (46yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located at the rear of the toilet block.
    • The male toilets are 44m (48yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Within the children's play area there is a toilet block which has separate boys and girls toilets which are located at the front of the block
    • The standard female toilet is located on the right side of the block and the standard male and adapted toilet are at the rear of the block.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Pavillion Tea Rooms)

  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is breakfasts, salads, and hot meals.
  • Comments View
    • The Pavillion Tea Rooms are open 9am - 8pm in the summer and 9am - 4pm in the winter.
    • The tea rooms serve a selection of food and drink including alcohol.
    • The nearest table is 1 metre (3.3 feet) from the restaurant entrance.

Level Change (Pavillion Tea Rooms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the doors.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The Pavillion Tea Rooms are open 9am - 8pm in the summer and 9am - 4pm in the winter.
    • The tea rooms serve a selection of food and drink including alcohol.
    • The nearest table is 1 metre (3.3 feet) from the restaurant entrance.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Cow and Coffee Bean)

  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is snacks and light meals.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest table is 4 metres (13.1 feet) from the restaurant entrance.

Level Change (Cow and Coffee Bean)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the doors.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • The nearest table is 4 metres (13.1 feet) from the restaurant entrance.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 viewing areas for The Wilderness (Deer Park).
    • The park has located within it The Royal Observatory and at it's northern end the National Maritime Museum.
    • The photograph shows one of the viewing areas for The Wilderness located within the Flower Garden.

Additional Info

  • The park has located within it six tennis courts, a putting green, rugby and cricket pitches, a childrens boating pool and playground, General Wolfe statue - viewing point and a herb garden and sports pitches.
  • The Rangers' Field is located on the south side of the park near to the entrance at Blackheath Gate and is used for both rugby and cricket depending on the time of year.
  • The Rangers' Field is equipped with a changing pavillion which has changing rooms for two teams and showers.

Additional Info

  • The park has an area for outdoor concerts which is located on The Avenue and is the site of the old observatory.
  • The photograph shows the entrance to the outdoor concert area. This area when hosting a concert would have seating available on the grass area and a stage.