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Thompson Park

Thompson Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR5 1SF

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sunderland.
  • The nearest Metro Station is Seaburn.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open from dawn til dusk.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Carley Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge 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.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Thompson Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Thompson Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The gate opens away from you push.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The gate is single.
    • The width of the gate opening is 118cm.

Level Change (Thompson Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The gate opens towards you pull.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The gate is single.
    • The clear width of the gate is 104cm.

Outside Access (Newcastle Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Newcastle Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The gates open away from you push.
    • The gates are permanently held open.
    • The gates are double, with one locked gate.
    • The clear width of the gate opening is 218cm.

Level Change (Newcastle Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Nawton Avenue Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Nawton Avenue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The gate opens away from you push.
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The gate is single.
    • The clear width of the gate opening is 158cm.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Children's Play Area

  • The play area is located ahead as you enter via the car park entrance and to the right as you enter via the Thompson Road entrance.
  • There is an ungated entrance to the play area from the Thompson Road entrance (shown in photographs 1 and 2).
  • The minimum width at the opening is 108cm.
  • There are a variety of equipment in the play Aaea for varying ages.
  • Some of the play equipment is on a grassed surface.
  • The surface surrouding the majority of the play equipment is soft safety matting.
  • There are bench seats along the pathway between the play area and Thompson Road.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)