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AJ Bell Stadium

1 Stadium Way, Barton-upon-Irwell, Salford, Manchester, M30 7EY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a rugby stadium, function rooms, Your Gym Fitness Suite and a Community Changing Area.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include grass and artificial sports pitches.
  • Comments View
    • The AJ Bell Statdium is the home of Sale Sharks RUFC and Salford Red Devils RLFC.
    • Websites:.
    • Sale Sharks - www.salesharks.com.
    • Salford Red Devils - www.thereddevils.net.
    • The stadium Disabled Supporters Liaison Officer is Elaine Bowers, Tel : 0161 786 1574 ext 2102.

Opening Times

  • Opening times vary depending on matches and events taking place at the stadium.
  • Please contact the stadium for more information.

Getting Here

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located in front of the West Stand.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 26 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 520cm (13ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 66m (72yd 6in) from the main 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in front of the West Stand, to the right of the main entrance as you face it.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • On match and event days there is coned off area of standard parking bays which can be used for Blue Badge parking.
    • The dropped kerb for the Blue Badge bays on the far left of the stadium are not tactile.
    • There is a gravel surface overflow car park at the rear of this car park (shown in photograph 4).
    • Disabled parking must be booked in advance for Sale Sharks fixtures via the Sale Sharks website and for Sale Red Devils fixtures via the Sale Red Devils website, please note there are a limited number of spaces available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the West Stand.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 133cm (4ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk.

Inside Access (West Stand - Hospitality)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Comments View
    • The portable loops are available to use in all function rooms.

Other Floors (West Stand - Hospitality - Stairs 1)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • They are mainly used as a fire escape, but on match days are used by supporters to access the Salford Red Devils Club Shop on the first floor from the Fans Bar.
    • Supporters who find difficulty with these steps can use the lifts in the main reception area to access the club shop.

Other Floors (West Stand - Hospitality - Stairs 2 and 3)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are by the lifts, either side of the main entrance as you enter.
    • There are refuge points, with a call button 97cm high, and an Evac Chair by both sets of stairs on all floors.

Lift (West Stand - Hospitality)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located either side of the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2 and 3.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 209cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 10in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • There are three lifts available in the reception foyer of the West Stand, two to the right as you enter, and one to left.

West Stand - Hospitality - Second Floor Function Rooms - City Suite

  • The City Suite function room covers the majority of the second floor.
  • It can also be partitioned into three separate function rooms:- The Barton Lounge, The Cadishead Lounge and The Irlam Lounge.
  • Each room is accessed via double width, heavy doors that open towards you (pull) and have an opening width of 160cm.

Accessible Toilet (West Stand - Hospitality - Second Floor)

  • 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 25m (27yd 1ft) from the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you exit the lifts, outside the entrance to The Irlam Lounge.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

West Stand - Hospitality The Willow Room

  • The Willow Suite is located on the third floor of the West Stand, opposite the lifts.
  • The Willow Suite is accessed via double width, heavy doors that open towards you (pull) and have an opening width of 164cm.
  • The room is a private meeting space with its own bar.

West Stand - Hospitality Third Floor Executive Boxes

  • There are 12 boxes available on the third floor, located off corridors either side of the Willow Room.
  • Each box is accessed by single width, heavy doors which open away from you (push) and have an opening width of 86cm.
  • These can be hired for meetings and training, as well as being used for corporate hospitality on match days.

Accessible Toilet (West Stand - Hospitality Third Floor)

  • 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 17m (18yd 1ft) from the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor outside boxes 1-6, to the right of the Willow Room.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 217cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (West Stand - Hospitality)

Press Lounge

  • The Press Lounge is located on the ground floor of the West Stand, to the right of reception as you face it.
  • It is accessed by a single heavy door, 88cm wide, which opens inwards.
  • It can also be used as a ground floor function room on non-match days.
  • It contains a fixed table, 74cm from it's base to the floor, around the perimeter of the room.
  • There is a raised platform at the front of the room, accessed by 3 medium, marked steps with no handrail.

Accessible Toilet (Press Toilets)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located just past the Press Lounge.
    • There is level access to the 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 227cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Press Toilets)

Fitness Suite (Your Gym)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the far left of the West Stand as you face it.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes arm cycles and free weights.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance.
    • There is a second set of doors, which are automatic sliding airlock type doors, 57cm wide, or a heavy single, which open towards you, 86cm wide.

Accessible Changing Room (Your Gym)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located off the ground floor corridor leading to the lift.
  • There is not level access to the changing room.
  • The accessible changing room is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the lift to the fitness suirte.
  • The accessible changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 233cm x 257cm (7ft 8in x 8ft 5in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower.
  • Other facilities available are a functional alarm and an accessible toilet with the transfer space to the left.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate ramp leading up to this changing room from the corridor.
    • The shower in the changing room has a flip down seat 50cm high.
    • There are standard changing rooms either side of the accessible changing room.
    • There is level access into these, but have deep steps leading up to the showers.

Other Floors (Your Gym Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs are located at the far end of the ground floor area, past the lift.

Lift (Your Gym Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the far end of the gym ground floor area, past the changing rooms.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 112cm x 210cm (3ft 8in x 6ft 11in).
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Outside Access (Sale Sharks Club Shop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the West Stand, next to the gym.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday Closed.
    • Thursday 13:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday Closed.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Counter (Ticket Office - East and West Stand and Collections)

  • The height of the counter is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • This ticket office is located between the West Stand main entrance and the Fans Bar entrance.
    • The lowered counter is 91cm high.

Counter (South Stand Ticket Office)

  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • The height of the counter is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • There is a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • The lower counter is 90cm high.
    • There is an identical ticket office outside the North Stand.

Outside Access (East Stand Entrance E2)

  • This information is for the entrance located outside the south corner of the East Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Entrance E3 at the north end of the East Stand is identical to this.
    • Standard entry into this stand is via turnstiles 52cm wide.

Outside Access (South Stand Entrance S4)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the far (eastern) corner of the South Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are indentical entrances into the North and West Stands.
    • Standard entry into these stand is via turnstiles, 52cm wide (shown in photograph 4).

Inside Access (Concourse)

  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Some of the concourse areas have a slightly uneven surface.
    • The concourse contains kiosks serving food and drinks.
    • The shelves are 120cm high are available to the side of the concourse.
    • Within the East Stand concourse there is seating available at the side of the concourse.

West Stand Corporate Designated Accessible Seating Area

  • The main Corporate Seating Area is located on floor 2 of the West Stand, accessed via the City Suite.
  • There is level access to this seating area from the West Stand lifts.
  • There are designated areas for wheelchair users all along the Corporate Seating Area, with a good view.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There are accessible toilets available on floor 2 of the West Stand.
  • There is one wheelchair space for each executive box and 2 wheelchair spaces for Willows
  • These spaces are located on yellow hatches outside each executive box (including willows which has a wider area for wheelchairs).
  • There are also accessible toilets located on floor 3.
  • There are a total of 27 wheelchair spaces in the corporate areas.
  • However, a maximum of 14 wheelchair users are allowed on the upper levels at any time.
  • Audio commentary radios can be purchased from the Sale Sharks shop at a cost.

West Stand Pitchside Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the West Stand, either side of the Technical Areas.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There are easy ramps, with handrails both sides leading up from the concourse to the seating areas.
  • There are accessible toilets available off the concourse.
  • There are a total of 14 wheelchair spaces available, 7 either side of the Technical Area.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.
  • There is a hearing loop available in Block W07 of the West Stand.

South Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the South Stand.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances to the seating area.
  • There are accessible toilets available off the concourse.
  • There are a total of 15 wheelchair spaces available.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.

North Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the North Stand.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances to the seating area.
  • There is an accessible toilet available off the North Stand concourse.
  • There are a total of 21 wheelchair spaces available.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.
  • The North Stand is generally used to house away supporters.

East Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users on raised platforms either end of the East Stand, in Blocks E01A and E06A.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • The views from these areas are good.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances via platform lifts.
  • There are accessible toilets available at the rear of both platforms.
  • There are a total of 20 wheelchair spaces available, 10 in each block.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.

Lift (Block E01A Lift)

  • The lift is located in the southern corner of the East Stand.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and Viewing Platform.
  • The lift is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Entrance E3.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 104cm x 14cm (3ft 5in x 6in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • To operate this lift, the user needs to press and hold the button until the floor is reached.
    • There is an identical lift in the northern corner of the East Stand, to access block E06A.

Accessible Toilet (Block E01A)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Block E01A lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the viewing platform level, opposite the lift.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 169cm x 223cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 4in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar toilet to the rear of this, except with the transfer space to the right.
    • There are identical toilets on the viewing platform in Block E06A.

Accessible Toilet (South Stand Block 3)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Entrance S4.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the concourse for Blocks S3 and S4.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a steward.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 220cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are available within this accessible toilet.

Standard Toilet(s) (South Stand Blocks S3 and S4)

Eating and Drinking (Fan Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the right of the stadium.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to the bar.
  • There is a/are double, light manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Background music varies according to the function/event.
  • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • There are wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Outside Access (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar Toilets Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the South Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the community changing area.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 250cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 93cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible shower within the accessible toilet.
    • The shower has a flip down seat.
    • The height of the flip down seat is 45cm.
    • There are dropdown rails available on both sides of the seat.
    • The is grab rail to the right of the seat.

Standard Changing Room (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar Toilets)

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the changing area corridor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Community Changing Area entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 changing rooms and 2 officials changing rooms, which can be male or female.
    • They contain level access standard showers and toilets.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There is not a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Comments View
    • Spectators with assistance dogs should contact the Stadium Disabled Supporters Liason Officer in advance for information.