Beach Access Day 17 March

Posted: March 15, 2016 / News
Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2013

Vaughn Bisschops (WA), transparent sea, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2013. Photo B Winstone. Gifted by the Minderoo Foundation to The Western Australian Museum Collection

anna_mockupilukalogo2From 10am on 17 March, for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, we are pleased to provide beach access matting for visitors with limited mobility and those using manual wheel chairs and mobility aids thanks to exhibition sponsor Iluka Resources. The beach access matting will be installed in the southern beach area from Indiana’s to the groyne. Please note, the beach access matting is not suitable for power wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

This is a pilot event and we will be monitoring and gathering feedback from visitors for future exhibitions.

Visits are independent and no bookings are required. We hope you enjoy Sculpture by the Sea.

Date: 17 March

Time: opens 10am and staffed until 7pm

Access Entry: Entry to the accessible pathways in the exhibition is on Marine Parade  via the access ramp south of the Norfolk Island Pine trees, which is south of Indiana’s on Marine Parade.

Parking drop off and pick up: On Marine Parade, south of Indiana’s is a designated drop off and pick up area only. There are ten parking spaces available in front of the Cottesloe Surf and Life Saving Club for vehicles displaying an ACROD parking permit.

Access Assistants: Access Assistants will be on hand to direct and inform participants throughout the day. They will be wearing a badge and a Sculpture by the Sea royal blue t-shirt. They will be stationed at the entry point on Marine Parade and other areas along the accessible pathways.

Beach Access Day Map: Access Assistants will provide participants with maps that indicate the accessible pathways through the exhibition and beach. Please click here to download a pdf of the map.


Weather: The forecast suggest 28C and sunny. Please ensure that you are prepared with all that you need including adequate sun protection and water. Please check the forecast on the day.

Accessible Toilets: The nearest accessible male and female toilets are situated at Indiana on Marine Parade, indicated on the map. Please ask Access Assistants for the location if you are unsure.

Other nearby accessible toilets in Cottesloe: A unisex accessible toilet is in the grounds of the Civic Centre, close to the Lesser Hall. Enter on the inside left of the entrance gates at corner of Broome and Napier Streets. Closest accessible parking is in either of the upper two car council parks off Broome Street.

Cottesloe Central Shopping Centre 460 Stirling Highway, Peppermint Grove, WA 6011 A unisex accessible toilet is located on the ground floor. Accessible parking bays are located in the shopping centre car parks, including undercover

Medical assistance: St Johns Ambulance will be stationed on the drive way near the beach to the south of Indiana.

Thank you to DADAA for assisting us in putting together the following Risk Management Plan, which you can download here

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