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St Andrew's Road Car Park to the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town Association Football Club - John Smith's Stadium, Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PX

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the St Andrew's Road Car Park to the John Smith's Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 90m, when using the slight ramp.
  • The paths along the route consist of tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include;, car park traffic, steps and ramps.

Parking (St Andrew's Road Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off St Andrew's Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 220cm (7ft 3in).
    • 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 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 500cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • 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 48 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 14 is/are clearly marked.
    • Standard parking bays can be used for Blue Badge holders.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters – subject to availability.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • Parking is free for all supporters on match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Approach (St Andrew's Car Park to the Outer Concourse (Abzorb Stand))

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • The ramp and steps are located at the rear of the St Andrew's Car Park.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has handrails on both sides.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
    • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides.
    • 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 extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.

Outer Concourse

  • The main outer concourse areas are located on the outside of the Fantastic Media Stand, the Revell Ward Stand and the Abzorb Stand.
    There is step-free access throughout the concourse areas.
    The surface of the flooring varies between tarmac and block paving.
    There are 15+ medium height steps between the Revell Ward Stand and the Abzorb Stand. There is a steep ramp which can be used to overcome these steps.
    There are dropped kerbs located around the outer concourse areas between the roads and the pathways.
  • There are food and drink stands located around the outer concourse.
    There are programme stalls located around the outer concourse.
  • Clear directional signage is not provided on the concourse.
  • There is not a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.