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Victoria Park

Knutsford Road, Warrington, WA4 1DU

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Victoria Park Stadium and Victoria Park Sports Arena.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

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 Knutsford 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 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 240cm (7ft 10in).
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 400cm (13ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a locked gate for vehicles at this entrance.
    • The width of the gate entrance is 400cm (13ft).
    • There are a number of pedestrian access points into the park.
    • The width of the pedestrian access points are 120cm (3ft 10in).

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Knutsford Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Knutsford Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a gate entrance for vehicles.
    • The width of the gate entrance is 400cm (13ft).
    • There is an open pedestrian entrance to the left side of the gate.
    • The width of the pedestrian entrance is 90cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a further open pedestrian entrance to the right of the gate.
    • There is a bollard in the centre of this entrance.
    • The width between the bollards is 120cm (3ft 10in).

Level Change (Knutsford Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance and immediately beyond.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 football and 2 rugby pitches within the park.
    • The gradients of the pathways are mainly easy.
    • There is bench seating in the children's play areas.

Children's Play Area and Skateboard Park

  • There are 2 swing gates to enter the children's play area.
  • The width of the gates is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • The gates open towards you (pull).
  • The surface of the play area is tarmac with soft matt landing surrounding the play equipment.
  • There is also a skateboard area with enclosed fence there are various ramps slopes and steps with the skateboard area.

Outside Access (Changing Block)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you enter the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance to the changing block is 63m from the car park entrance.
    • The changing rooms were closed at the time and could not be surveyed.

Level Change (Changing Block)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • 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 clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the toilet block to the left as you enter the car park entrance.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 250cm (4ft 3in x 8ft 2in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is push.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 51cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Your own radar key is required to enter the accessible toilet.

Standard Toilet(s) (Changing Block)

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the toilet block.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 29m (31yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the toilet block.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
  • Comments View
    • The toilets were closed at the time of this survey as they are only open at the weekends.

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy slope on the approach to accessible toilet and standard female toilets.
    • The male toilets are located at the rear of the toilet block.
    • There is 1 step in the door way to the standard male toilets.
    • The height of the step is 15cm.