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Wickersley Park

Warren Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 2NY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's play area.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located just off Warren 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 slopes/ramps.
    • 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.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park surface is mostly tarmac but also has concrete in places.

Access Point (Warren Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Warren Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens both ways.
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 138cm.
    • The gate at this entrance is a swing gate. It has to be pushed away from you allowing access to a passing space to the left as you enter.
      The gate then has to be pulled towards you to allow access to the pathway to the park.
      The passing space is on an easy slope and has a 150cm by 150cm turning space.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway in front of the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Northfield Court)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on the pathway leading from Northfield Court.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access past a barrier.
    • The width of the gap is 118cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a dropped kerb on the pavement just before this entrance.

Access Point (Oak Tree Close)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Oak Tree Close.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens both ways.
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 148cm.
    • The gate at this entrance is a swing gate, it has to be pushed away from you allowing access to a passing space to the right as you enter.
      The gate then has to be pulled towards you to allow access to the pathway to the park.
      The passing space is on a steep slope and has a 150cm by 150cm turning space.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and just beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Parks and Gardens

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

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is located in the centre of the park.
  • The children's play area is approximately 70m from the Warren Road entrance and the car park.
  • The children's play area is enclosed by a fence and accessed by a gate.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is heavy.
  • The opening width of the gate is 126cm.
  • The gate is spring loaded.
  • The pathway in front of the gate is level and is tarmac.
  • There is no pathway beyond the gate and the area beyond is grass.
  • There is a range of children's play equipment including swings, a roundabout, a slide and an adventure climbing frame.
  • The area surrounding the play equipment is worn grass exposing plastic hexagonal matting.
  • There is a bench within the children's play area.
  • The bench does not have armrests.

Outdoor Gym Equipment

  • There is a range of outdoor gym equipment within the park, including a step machine a hand bike and a shoulder press.
  • The outdoor gym equipment is located to the middle left of the park if you access via the Warren Road entrance and the car park.
  • The outdoor gym equipment is accessed via a gravel path and is approximately 70m from the Warren Road and car park entrance.
  • The gravel path is over 75cm wide and has easy and steep ramps.
  • The gravel path is uneven in places.
  • The area surrounding the outdoor gym equipment is grass.
  • There is a bench along the path.
  • The bench does not have armrests.