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Waring Park

Lansdown Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4EF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a playground, tennis courts and sports pitches.
  • Comments View
    • The park is open during daylight hours.
    • There is no lighting in the park.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is on-street standard parking in surrounding streets near to the three entrances.
    • All the streets are in a controlled parking zone.
    • This is restricted to resident parking only 13:00 - 15:00.

Outside Access (Birchwood Road Gate Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Brichwood Road, near to Faraday Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Birchwood Road Gate Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Lansdown Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Lansdown Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Beyond the gateway, there is an easy downhill slope on the former driveway into the park.

Outside Access (Hemmings Close Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the end of the cul-de-sac in Hemmings Close.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Hemmings Close Entrance)

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

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.

Park

  • The park is generally unstaffed.
  • There is step-free access on the paths to the South, West and North perimiter of the park.
  • Between the Birchwood Road and Hemmings Close gates, the perimeter path passes through a wooded area.
  • The paths here are partly unmade and uneven.
  • There is a set of 4 moderate, uneven, unmarked steps on the route.
  • The steps have a handrail to the right.
  • The steps can be bypassed by the steep grassy bank to the right of the steps.
  • Throughout the park there are easy, moderate and some steep slopes.

Playground

  • The playground is located close to the Birchwood Road Entrance.
  • There are two similar gates into the playground.
  • They are single, open outwards, 105cm wide.
  • The gates are heavy.
  • The playground has tarmac and resilient rubber surfaces.
  • There is a moderate slope across the playground and some uneven areas.
  • There are some bench seats within the playground.

Tennis and Ball Courts

  • The tennis and ball courts are located close to the Birchwood Road entrance.
  • The courts have a level tarmac surface.
  • From the main park circuit path there is a moderate slope up to the path alongside the courts.
  • There are three moderate, unmarked, uneven steps as an alternative to the slope.
  • From the path there is level access into the courts.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)