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Car Park A to the American Express Community Stadium

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club - American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, BN1 9BL

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Car Park A to the American Express Community Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 40m.
  • Photograph 1 shows the location of Car Park A and Car Park E.
  • Photograph 2 shows the stadium map.

Parking (Car Park A)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Village Way.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is step-free access throughout the car park.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 25 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 500cm x 600cm (16ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • The designated Blue Badge parking bays are approximately between 40m and 60m from the outer concourse/walkway.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The route from the car park is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • There are 25 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 25 is/are clearly marked.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • Parking is not free for all supporters on match day.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders on a match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Car Park A to the Outer Concourse

  • There is a steep slope leading from Car Park A to the path.
  • At the top of the slope there are bollards.
  • The width between the bollards is 95cm.
  • After passing through the bollards turn right onto the path.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There is a slight slope along the path.
  • Follow the path for approximately 30m until you reach the outer concourse.
  • The path crosses an access road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • There is a dropped kerb from the path to the outer concourse in front of the South Stand.
  • The dropped kerb has tactile paving.

Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access throughout the outer concourse.
    There are some slight slopes in places along the concourse.
    The surface of the outer concourse is tarmac.
  • There are a number of food and drink stands located around the outer concourse.
    There is a band stand located on the north-east corner of the outer concourse, this area acts as the Fanzone on matchdays.
    There are programmes stands located at regular intervals around the concourse.
    There are merchandise stalls located outside the North and South Stands.
  • There are 15+ steps at the corner of the West and North Stands. These steps are overcome by using a long ramp with a very slight gradient.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the concourse.
  • There is a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.