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Stamford Gate Store

Chelsea Football Club - Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Getting Here

Traffic Exclusion Zone

  • On matchdays Fulham Road can be closed to traffic up to two and half hours before kick-off until two and half hours after the final whistle (the length of closure depends on the fixture).

Car Parking and Drop Off

Outer Concourse

  • The outer concourse has either a tarmac or a block paving surface. All stands are accessible via the outer concourse.
    There are some slight slopes located along the concourse.
  • On matchdays there are independent food stalls and mobile counters selling matchday programmes located around the concourse.
    On the Shed End Wall there are photographs and information about Chelsea legends.
  • All entrances into the stadium have step-free access but there are some very easy slopes along the outer concourse.
    There is a steep slope leading up to the East Stand Lower and Upper turnstiles.
  • 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.

Opening Times

  • The store is only open on matchdays.


  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a steep gradient and has no handrails.

Outside Access (Stamford Gate Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Fulham Road, at the Bridge Entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you enter.
    • There is/are 15+ step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a 4cm high step in the threshold of the entrance.
    • This entrance is also used as the exit.


  • Inside Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the aisles.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • The flooring throughout the aisles is concrete.
    • There is some flooring in aisles with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is poor colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • Background music is not played.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • There is a/are payment counter(s) available.
    • The payment tills are located to the right as you exit the steps.
    • The till(s)/counter(s) is/are not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access to the till(s)/counter(s).
    • There is not a clear accessible route to the till(s)/counter(s).
    • The nearest till(s)/counter(s) is/are approximately 5m from the stairs.
    • There are not windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the till(s)/counter(s) which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The till(s)/counter(s) is/are placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The height of the till(s)/counter(s) is/are high (110cm+).
    • There is not a low section at the till(s)/counter(s) with a height of 76cm or below.
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s)/counter(s).