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Culcheth Linear Park

Culcheth Linear Park, Culcheth, Warrington, WA3 4NF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include picnic benches, wildlife, woodland walks and links, park art and sculptures, ranger centre, toilets and a car park.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 39m (42yd 1ft) from the park 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 loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • 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 designated Blue Badge spaces are only signed and do not have etched markings.
    • The space is 8m wide x 6m deep.

Outside Access (Park Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the entrance point is 120cm.
    • There is a slight slope on the approach to the entrance.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, loose wood chippings 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 bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the car park to the right of the rangers hut.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the park entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The standard toilets are only open when the rangers are in the office.
    • There is no public access for the rangers office.

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway of the facility.
  • 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).

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located within the park grounds.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.