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Hollows Pond

Whipps Cross Road, Leytonstone, Waltham Forest, E11 1NP

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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 Wood Street.
  • The nearest underground station is Leytonstone.

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 Whipps Cross 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 loose chippings.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 202cm (6ft 8in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located within the car park.
    • 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 away from you (push).
    • The gate is difficult to open.
    • Although there is a gate at this access point, there are uneven paths around the gate.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the pedestrian entrance and beyond.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The pathways at the entrances vary in width from 60cm to 300cm.
    • Access from the car park to the fields and boating lake is uneven and can be steep in places, so assistance may be required.

Parks and Gardens

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

Log Diner

  • The diner is located off the main road to the right as you face the car park.
  • The diner is open seven days a week.
  • The counter is at a height of 170cm.
  • The menu is on the wall to both sides of the counter.
  • Telephone orders can be placed by calling - 020 8530 5664.
  • Orders can be brought to your table.
  • There are picnic benches either side of the diner.
  • The diner serves hot and cold food and drinks.

Lakeside Diner

  • The diner is located off the main road to the left as you face the car park.
  • The diner is open seven days a week.
  • The door to the diner is 70cm wide and is held open during opening hours.
  • The counter is at a height of 85cm.
  • The menu is on the wall and is also available as hand held.
  • Orders can be brought to your table.
  • There is a seating area outside to the front of the diner.
  • The diner serves hot and cold food and drinks.

Boat House and Cafe

  • The cafe here is open seven days a week.
  • The door to the cafe is 85cm wide and is held open during opening hours.
  • The counter is at a height of 130cm.
  • The menu is on the wall.
  • Orders can be brought to your table.
  • There is a seating area to the side of the cafe.
  • The cafe serves hot and cold food and drinks.
  • Tickets for the hire of the boat are purchased at the cafe.
  • Life jackets are available and collected from the rear of the venue.
  • The rear door to the venue is 85cm wide and is held open during opening hours.
  • There is a medium step to the floating pontoon.
  • The pontoon varies in depth depending on how high the waters are.
  • There is a portable ramp available, please ask a member of staff at the cafe and they will assist you.
  • The width of the ramp is 100cm.
  • The boating lake is open from 10:00 – 20:00.
  • Weather permitting the boats continue operating into late September at the weekends.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)