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City of Melville

Jeff Joseph Reserve, Applecross


Summary
  • A riverside park with picnic facilities, play equipment and a small jetty. The park leads to an accessible boardwalk around Point Dundas with views over the river
  • Three accessible parking bays, two close to the picnic area and toilet and one closer to the entrance to the boardwalk
  • An accessible toilet in the park
Location (View Map)
The Strand, Applecross, WA 6153 Australia
Opening Hours
  • 24 hours
Telephone
  • 1300 635 845
Web

Closest accessible parking

  • Two bays in the carpark next to the toilet block, off The Strand.
  • The bays are 3.8 metres wide and 4.4 metres long.
  • One bay in the carpark at the end of Ardross Street.
  • This bay is 3.6 metres wide and 5 metres long.
  • All bays are on level bitumen and easy to identify.
  • Vehicle access from: The Strand
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Level access from the toilet carpark to the path.
    • Kerb ramp access from the jetty car park to the path. The kerb ramp has U rails and a bollard providing 86cm gap.
Parking next to the toilet block Parking closest to the jetty and boardwalk Kerb ramp access from jetty and boardwalk car parking
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Internal area
  • Paths lead from car parking to the toilets,  along the foreshore to the Applecross Jetty and boardwalk.
  • All picnic and seating facilties are accessed across compact grass.
Path through the park Applecross Jetty Boardwalk Seating on boardwalk
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • The park signage is clear.
  • There are some signs with information about the local wildlifeat sitting height next to the walkways.
Walkways
  • A wide wooden boardwalk extends from the foreshore path around Point Dundas providing views over the river.
  • The boardwalk widens out at a viewing point where a bench seat without armrests is provided.
Picnic facilities
  • Picnic tables on a concrete stand are accessed across grass and shaded by trees.
  • Tables are 75cm high with fixed seating. Wheelchair spaces are at the end with a side approach.
  • Park benches without arms are close to the path, accessed across grass.
  • A barbeque, on paving is 90cm high with controls at sitting height.
  • A post mounted drinking fountain is at the end of a concrete path with a twist control at sitting height.
Picnic table Barbeque Seating Drinking fountain
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Play area
  • The playground is fenced with access across the grass to a wide gate with a low latch. Play equipment is on sand with some grass.
Fenced playground
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Jetty access
  • The Applecross Jetty is accessed along a path from the car park. There is level access to a 1 metre wide wooden jetty.

Toilet: Jeff Joseph Reserve Accessible Toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Daily, 24 hours.
  • Customer use only: Public use toilet.
  • Description: The toilet has low coat hooks, a shelf with the basin operated with a large push button that could be activated by hand or knee.
  • Signage: The toilet block is visible from the street and car park.The access symbol is on the toilet door.
  • External access: Access along a wide level path.
  • Toilet door: An 85cm wide door with a D handle and large lock. The door is light with no closer.
  • Pan height: 47cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: Lighting is on at all times.
Toilet block Toilet pan Basin Toilet diagram
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Information collected by: City of Melville

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.