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Cripplegate Park

Tybridge Street, Worcester, WR2 5BA

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Introduction

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 Worcester Foregate Street.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Access Point (Main Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Hylton Road.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 341cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Access Point (Tybridge Street / New Road Left Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Tybridge Street / New Road.
    • There is not 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 122cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately after the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Tybridge Street / New Road Right Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Tybridge Street / New Road.
    • There is not 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 125cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

Access Point (New Road Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on New Road, facing the cricket club.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 281cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollard is in the centre of the entrance opening. The bollard reduces the entrance width to 136cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Tybridge Street Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 177cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Tybridge Street / Hylton Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Tybridge Street / Hylton.
    • 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.
    • The width of the gap is 106cm.
    • There is a second gate that is a push, may be difficult to open and 127cm wide. This second is spring loaded and swings back abruptly.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 106cm (3ft 6in).

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are some uneven surfaces along the footpaths created by tree roots.
    • There is directional signage throughout the park.

Children's Adventure Play Area

  • The children's adventure play area is located towards the rear of the park.
  • The children's adventure play area is 25m from the Tybridge Street car park entrance.
  • There are no gates to enter the children's adventure play area.
  • There are tarmac pathways leading to the play equipment.
  • The pathways are wider than 75cm.
  • There are some easy slopes along the pathways.
  • The children's adventure play area consists of a range of equipment including a climbing frame, slide, a zip wire and play netting along with many other obstacles.
  • Some of the children's adventure play equipment is placed on a rubber surface.
  • Some of the children's adventure play equipment is places on a grass or mud surface.
  • There is bench seating in the children's adventure play area.
  • There are 2 picnic benches with fixed seating in the children's adventure play area.
  • The height of the picnic benches is 67cm.
  • There is room for a wheelchair at each end of the bench seating.

Children's Play Area

  • The children's play area is located to the left as you enter the park via the Tybridge Street and New Road left hand entrance.
  • The children's play area is 15m from the Tybridge Street and New Road left hand entrance.
  • There is a gate to enter the children's play area.
  • The gate opens towards you (pull).
  • The gate is heavy and is spring loaded.
  • The gate is 117cm wide.
  • There are pathways throughout the children's play area.
  • Some pathways have easy slopes.
  • The pathways are tarmac.
  • The pathways are all more than 75cm wide.
  • There is a range of children's play equipment.
  • Some of the play equipment is on a grass surface.
  • Some of the children's play equipment is on a wood chip surface.
  • Some of the children's play equipment is on a foam rubber surface.
  • There is bench seating within the children's play area.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 60m (65yd 1ft) from the Tybridge Street and New Road left hand entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the park.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 220cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are clinical waste, waste paper pedal bin and sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are not available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 76cm (2ft 6in).

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the toilet block as you face it.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 114cm (3ft 9in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway of the standard female and male toilets.
  • 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Standard Toilet(s)