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Freedom of information request response - 06008

FOI request

FOI ID number
06008
Regarding
Wheelchair Friendly Play Park equipment
Request
  1. Do any of the public play parks located within your geographical area incorporate equipment which can be utilised by persons who are wheelchair bound? Yes/ No.
  2. If Q1 = Yes please list equipment.
  3. Do any of the public play parks located within your geographical area incorporate an ability swing specifically designed for wheelchair users? Yes/No If Q3 = Y please answer the following questions.
  4. Please detail supplier(s) of equipment and if known equipment item no and/or model number.
  5. Does the ability swing(s) require the use of removable items e.g. straps for securing the wheelchair in place? Yes/No If Yes please provide further information.
  6. If Q5 = “Y” Have any of the removable items been the subject of loss/theft Yes/No If Yes please provide further information.
  7. In your opinion, have you found the ability swings to be robust and fit for purpose? Yes / No If No please details of issues/concerns.
  8. Has the ability swing(s) been the subject of vandalism or misuse? Yes/No
  9. What safety precautions have been adopted to ensure the safety of other park users and mitigate misuse. E.g. enclosure, radar key to gain access.

Our response

Response

Request Summary - Regarding Wheelchair Friendly Play Park equipment

  1. Do any of the public play parks located within your geographical area incorporate equipment which can be utilised by persons who are wheelchair bound?

EDC Response - Yes.

  1. If Q1 = Yes please list equipment.

EDC Response - Roundabout

  1. Do any of the public play parks located within your geographical area incorporate an ability swing specifically designed for wheelchair users?

EDC Response - No If Q3 = Y please answer the following questions.

  1. Please detail supplier(s) of equipment and if known equipment item no and/or model number.
  2. Does the ability swing(s) require the use of removable items e.g. straps for securing the wheelchair in place? Yes/No If Yes please provide further information.
  3. If Q5 = “Y” Have any of the removable items been the subject of loss/theft Yes/No If Yes please provide further information.
  4. In your opinion, have you found the ability swings to be robust and fit for purpose? Yes / No If No please details of issues/concerns.
  5. Has the ability swing(s) been the subject of vandalism or misuse? Yes/No
  6. What safety precautions have been adopted to ensure the safety of other park users and mitigate misuse. E.g. enclosure, radar key to gain access.
Response date
04 April 2019