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Victoria Park

Grove Road, Bow, London, E9 7DE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include West Park- Pavilion Cafe,West Boating Lake,Chinese Pagoda,Rose Garden,Floral Sunken Garden and a Children's Playground, East Park - East Fishing Lake, Bowling Green, Sports Pavilion, Tennis Courts, Pools Playground, Old English Garden, Hub Building and Park Cafe, Football and Rugby Pitches and War Memorial.
  • Related link The Hub and Park Cafe.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/tower-hamlets-council/the-hub-and-park-cafe
  • Comments
    • There are 19 entrances to the park along its 86 hectares.

Opening Times (Park)

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

Opening Times (Pavilion Cafe)

  • Monday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Friday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 15:30.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in London.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Cambridge Heath.
  • The nearest underground station is Bethnal Green.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated 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 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
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • The car park is located of St Mary's Gate South.

Outside Access (St Mary's Gate South Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 320cm (10ft) wide.

Level Change (St Mary's Gate South Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Crown Gate West Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the park.
  • 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 120cm (3ft) wide.

Level Change (Crown Gate West Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Royal Gate East Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.
  • There is 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 120cm (3ft) wide.

Outside Access (Gunmakers Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the park.
  • 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.

Level Change (Gunmakers Gate Entrance)

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

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Park)

  • There are some uneven paths around the park.
  • The surfaces of the paths is tarmac.

Outside Access (Pavilion Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft) wide.

Level Change (Pavilion Cafe Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Eating and Drinking (Pavilion Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 4m (4yd 14in) from the the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is modern english.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the crown gate west entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter within a toilet block.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 180cm (7ft 1in x 5ft 11in).
    • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • 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 shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead as you enter.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the crown gate west entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located ahead as you enter.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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