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Stadium Health & Fitness Club - Accessible Changing Rooms

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

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Club staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Stewards receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Hospitality staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Food and drink concession staff do not receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Car parking attendants do receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the stadium/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • M62 Eastbound from Manchester
      Exit the M62 at Junction 24 onto the A629 and follow the signs towards Huddersfield Town Centre. After approximately two miles follow the signs for the Stadium, turning left on to Castlegate Ring Road, turn left onto Leeds Road (A62) then follow the official car park signs.
      M62 Westbound from Leeds
      Exit the M62 at Junction 25 onto the A644 (Wakefield Road). At the junction with the A62 take the second exit towards Huddersfield (Leeds Road) A62. Continue along this road for approximately three miles, and then follow the official car park signs.
      M1 from the North/South
      Exit the M1 at Junction 42 and continue West on the M62. Exit the M62 at Junction 25 onto the A644 (Wakefield Road). At the junction with the A62 take the second exit towards Huddersfield (Leeds Road) A62. Continue along this road for approximately three miles then follow the official car park signs.
    • There are two car parks at the stadium; The Town Avenue Car Park and St Andrew's Car Park.
  • By Train View

Car Parking and Drop Off

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.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 07:45 - 21:00.

Outside Access (Stadium Health & Fitness Club)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the north-west corner of the Fantastic Media Stand.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 143cm.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 115cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is used to access the lifts for the Fantastic Media hospitality boxes and suites (level 3).

Changing Places (Stadium Health & Fitness Club - Partial)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located within the swimming pool changing area.
    • The facility is approximately 39m (42yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 400cm x 450cm.
    • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers the changing bench.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • The height of the wash basin is 84cm.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The height of the coat hook is 160cm from the floor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • A similar Changing Places facility is located next to this one.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Stadium Health & Fitness Club)

  • 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 within the swimming pool changing area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 205cm (4ft 7in x 6ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does not 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 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not 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 not 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 both sides.
    • There is 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 a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 104cm.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 119cm (3ft 11in).
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • 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 98cm (3ft 3in).

Accessible Shower (Stadium Health & Fitness Club)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the swimming pool changing area.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.