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Riverside Park - Pitchcroft Racecourse

Pitchcroft Racecourse, Grand Stand Road, Worcester, WR1 3EJ

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Introduction

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 have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in Waterworks Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 380cm x 540cm (12ft 6in x 17ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 2m (2yd 7in) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the car 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • 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 198cm (6ft 6in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access Point (Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located within the car park.
    • 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 towards you (pull).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 149cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Waterworks Road Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Waterworks 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 difficult to open.
    • The width of the gap is 97cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth and 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 44m (48yd 4in) from the car park entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left, along the path, as you enter via the car park entrance.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of the survey (January 2018) the toilet block was locked.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the toilet block.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 114cm (3ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the toilet block.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.