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Boot Room Sports Cafe

Liverpool Football Club - Anfield, Anfield Road, Liverpool, L4 0TH

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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 receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Car parking attendants do receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Access Support Stewards receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request, Makaton on request and different languages on request.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • Staff can assist with assistance dog toileting.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Anfield is located within a built up residential area to the north-east of the city centre. On a matchday the club recommends using public transport for a fast and frequent service.
    • Only fans with a pre-booked car parking pass are guaranteed a parking space near the Stadium where a resident parking scheme will be in operation. If you are visiting the Club Store or the Museum and Tour Centre on a non matchday, you can park in the secure car park at the Kenny Dalglish Stand.
    • For more information on getting to Anfield please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Bus View
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Sandhills Station.
    • There is a Soccerbus which runs between Sandhills Station and the stadium.
      Lime Street Railway Station is Liverpool’s mainline station for regional and national journeys. It is two miles from Anfield. From four and half hours before kick-off there is a dedicated matchday team based in the station to help direct supporters to the most convenient transport services, including buses that will take them directly to the ground. Taxis are also available from Lime Street Station.
    • For more information on National Rail please click here (opens new tab).

Car Parking and Drop Off

Outer Concourse and Walkways

Access Point (The Kop Accessible Entrance - Lift Lobby - Middle and Upper Tiers, Museum, Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the front of The Kop.
    • The access point is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access to the access point.
    • The access point door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the access point opening is 120cm.
    • There is/are no ticket reader(s) at the access point.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.
  • Access to the Stand Concourse View
    • There is step-free access via lift from the access point to the stand concourse.
  • Additional Information View
    • This access point gives step-free access, via lift, to the middle and upper tiers of The Kop, the museum and the Boot Room Sports Cafe.

Lift (The Kop Accessible Entrance - Lift Lobby - Middle and Upper Tiers, Museum, Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the Museum and Boot Room Sports Cafe entrances.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0, 1, 2 and 3.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 200cm (3ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • Comments View
    • Level 0 - Ground Floor.
    • Level 1 - Museum and Boot Room Sports Cafe.
    • Level 2 - Middle Tier Concourse.
    • Level 3 - Upper Tier Concourse.

Outside Access (Museum and Boot Room Sports Cafe Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of The Kop.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 147cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Other Floors (Museum and Boot Room Sports Cafe Entrance)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter the Museum and Boot Room Sports Cafe Entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • 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.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail 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.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
  • Circulation View
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played in the reception area.

Entrance (Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Level 1.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 172cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Eating and Drinking (Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café/bar.
  • The café/bar is located on Level 1.
  • There is step-free access, via lift, to the café/bar.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food and/or drinks can be ordered from the service counter.
  • The height of the service counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the café/bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 8m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 4m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • There are hand held menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is a modern bar menu.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • 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 just beyond the service counter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the Boot Room Sports Cafe 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 heavy.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm x 208cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 10in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 not fully functional.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste 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 backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 115cm.
    • 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 106cm (3ft 6in).
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Boot Room Sports Cafe)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located just beyond the service counter.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.