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Car Park B to the American Express Community Stadium

Lucraft Road, Brighton, BN2 4PN

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Car Park B to the American Express Community Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 700m - 850m.
  • The route takes approximately 5-10 minutes.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; a car park access road and congested pathways.
  • Photograph 1 shows the location of Car Park B.
  • Photograph 2 shows the stadium map.

Parking (Car Park B)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Woollards Way.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not 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 470cm x 600cm (15ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • Standard parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The stadium is not 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.
    • Standard parking bays can be used for Blue Badge holders.
    • 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 B to the Outer Concourse

  • To exit the car park cross the car park access road.
  • Caution is advised when crossing due to oncoming traffic.
  • After crossing the road use the ramp or steps to access the path.
  • The ramp has a slight gradient with handrails on both sides.
  • The ramp overcomes 9 steps.
  • The steps are medium height and have handrails on both sides.
  • After completing the ramp or steps, access the path.
  • Follow the path for approximately 700m until you reach the outer concourse.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • In the build up to kick-off the path can become very congested.
  • The route passes the Falmer Train Station Bridge.
  • There is step-free access onto the outer concourse.

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.