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Birchwood Forest Park

Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 6PN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's park, woodland walks, a small skate park and football pitches.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Birchwood.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

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 Moss Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 400cm (13ft 1in x 13ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • 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 road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards in the entrance walkway. The width between the bollards is 100cm.

Parks and Gardens

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

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).