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Higham Hill Recreation Ground

Sutton Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 5QT

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Introduction

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    • Except where otherwise stated, Waltham Forest parks are open each day all year round.
    • The aim is to open locked parks by 09:00 each morning and close them at dusk.

COVID-19 Information

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Walthamstow.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Blackhorse Road.
  • The nearest underground station is Blackhorse Road.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Hecham Close)

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    • This information is for the access point located on Hecham Close.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 190cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Access Point (Worcester Road)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Worcester Road.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access.
    • The width of the gap is 96cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Parks and Gardens

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

Children's Play Area

  • There is a children's play area located at the centre of the park.
  • Entry is via a set of double heavy, manual gates that opens away from you and has a width of 96cm.
  • There are various children's play apparatus within the area, some of which has soft, cushioned flooring.
  • There is some fixed bench seating available within the area.

Outdoor Gym Area

  • There is an outdoor gym area located next to the children's play area.
  • This is an open area with no access points or gates.
  • There are several pieces of outdoor gym equipment with instructions on their use available.
  • All the gym equipment is fixed to the floor.

Outdoor Courts

  • There are several outdoor courts located to the right as you enter from the Hecham Close access point.
  • These courts are free to use at any time the park is open on a first come, first served basis.
  • The courts are marked out for different sports, including football, tennis and basketball.
  • All the courts are accessed by heavy manual gates that open away from you. Some are single width, 1 is double width, and all have level access.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
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    • The nearest accessible and standard toilets can be found within the Homemade Community Café located next to the children's play area.

Standard Toilet(s)