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Mitcham Road Cemetery

Mitcham Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 3AT

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.
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    • 1st April - 31st October 9:00 - 19:00
    • 1st November - 31st March 9:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Croydon.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (East Chapel)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 275cm x 500cm (9ft x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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 in front of the East chapel entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Parking (West Chapel and Office)

  • 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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 480cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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 outside the West chapel entrance.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

Outside Access (Mitcham Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Mitcham Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.

Level Change (Mitcham Road 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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Thornton Road Entrance)

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

Level Change (Thornton Road Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Cemetery

  • Different parts of the cemetery are accessed via paths or access roads.
  • The pathways are made up of tarmac, grass or compacted earth.
  • There are easy or moderate slopes at some points of the pathwways.
  • The pathways are uneven in places.
  • Vehicle access to specific areas of the cemetery is permitted by prior arrangement.

Accessible Toilet

  • An accessible toilet is located at Croydon Crematorium. Please see the seperate guide for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilets iare located at Croydon Crematorium. Please see the seperate guide for details.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.