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Broomloan Stand Front Tier

Rangers Football Club - Ibrox Stadium, 150 Edmiston Drive, Glasgow, G51 2XD

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a/are not steward(s) trained in British Sign Language.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; audio on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a matchday steward, or the disability matters team.
  • On match days there are 6 access stewards who are located at the designated seating areas.
    The access stewards wear a red high visibility jacket, with the words "Access Buddies" on the back.
  • Stewards receive National Autism Training.
    Stewards receive Dementia Awareness Training.
    Staff receive Visual Impairment Awareness Training.
  • An OrCam reader (shown in photograph 3) glasses attachments that recognises objects and reads information is available for visually impaired people via matchday stewards.
    A ramble arm tag (shown in photograph 4) for visually impaired people, elderly people and people with cognitive disability is available. This allows users to follow a steward or guide with more room available through busy areas.
  • There are different types of hearing assistance systems and headsets available (shown in photographs 1 and 2).
    There are blankets available and waterproof ponchos which cover users and their wheelchair (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
  • Comments View
    • There are various smart cards available to be shown to stewards who will recognise assistance may be required for specific issues including parking, level access and lift, medical and toilet requirements.
    • All of the listed items here are available via the Disability Matters office in Argyle House.

Parking (Non Matchday Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located around the stadium.
    • 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) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 470cm x 510cm (15ft 5in x 16ft 9in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • 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 unaided.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Comments View
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays are located at the front of Argyle House and the Broomloan Stand.
    • There is a parking area for the Ticket Office located opposite the Ticket Office Centre.

Matchday Parking

Outer Concourse

  • There is step free access throughout the outer concourse. 
    The surface of the access roads around the stadium are tarmac. 
    There is a covered walkway along the front of the Broomloan Stand, Copland Stand and Sandy Jardine Stand. 
    The surface of the pavement at the front of these stands is concrete tiles. 
    There are dropped kerbs in places from the access roads to the covered walkway. 
    There are portable ramps available that can be used to overcome the kerbs if needs, please contact a steward for more information. 
    There are some slight and steeps slopes in places around the outer concourse. 
    There is a concrete path that runs along Edmiston Road outside the Bill Struth Main Stand.
  • On matchdays there are food kiosks located at the four corners of the stadium.
    There are programme stalls located around the outer concourse. 
    There is an activity area located to the right as you enter the outer concourse from Edmiston Drive - East Access Point. 
    The Ibrox Memorial is located on the east corner of the Bill Struth Main Stand.
  • There is a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.

Access Point (Gate 31 - Accessible Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the front of the Broomloan Stand.
    • The access point is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access to the access point.
    • The access point door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the access point opening is 175cm.
    • There is/are no ticket reader(s) at the access point.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is 175m from the access point.
  • Access to the Stand Concourse View
    • There is step-free access from the access point to the stand concourse.

Turnstile(s) (Broomloan Stand Front Tier)

  • Turnstile(s) View
    • This information is for the turnstile(s) located along the front of the Broomloan Stand.
    • The turnstile(s) used to access the stand is/are 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70.
    • The turnstile(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The turnstiles are all similar.
    • The turnstile(s) surveyed was/were 66.
    • There is step free access to the turnstile(s) surveyed.
    • The turnstile(s) opening width is 45cm.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.
    • The turnstile(s) can be overcome by using Gate 31 - Accessible Entrance.
  • Access to the Stand Concourse View
    • There is step free access from the turnstile(s), to the stand concourse.

Stand

  • Stand View
    • This stand is for home supporters.
    • This stand has a dedicated access point for wheelchair users.
    • The name of the dedicated access point is Gate 31 - Accessible Entrance.
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within this stand.
    • Designated spaces for wheelchair users are located in the lower tier.
    • Clear directional signage is provided for the designated spaces.
    • There is step-free access throughout the concourse area(s).
    • The flooring in the concourse area(s) is concrete.
    • Clear directional signage is provided in the concourse area(s).
    • Background music/noise is not played in the concourse area(s).
    • The concourse area(s) is/are congested on match days during busy periods (before kick off, just before and during half time and at the end of matches).
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the concourse area(s) is good.
    • Lighting levels in the concourse area(s) are good.
    • There are food and drink counters situated along the concourse area(s).
    • Headsets for audio commentary can be used in this stand.
    • Seating for ambulant supporters is allocated on a match by match basis. There is no specific seating area so please contact the club for more information. The audio commentary for visually impaired supporters is provided by the charity the Rex Blind Parties, for more information about obtaining a headset or information about the Rex Blind Parties please contact the club.
  • Access to the Stand Seating View
    • There is stepped access from the concourse to stand seating.
    • There is/are 9 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 19cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • 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.
    • Lighting levels at the stairs are good.
    • There is/are 1-15+ clearly marked step(s) to access the rows of seating from here.
  • Stand Facilities View
    • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available within the stand.
    • The accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the main concourse.
    • There are standard toilets available within the stand.
    • There are not ambulant cubicles available in the standard toilets.
    • There is not a separate parent and baby room within the stand.

Food and Drink (Broomloan Stand Front Tier)

  • The food and drink counter(s) is/are located along the concourse.
  • The food and drink counter(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • There is step free access to the food and drink counter(s).
  • The height of the food and drink counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section at some of the food and drink counters with a height of 76cm or below.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath some of the lowered sections of the food and drink counters.
  • The clear knee recess at some of the food and drink counters have the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
  • Some of the lowered food and drink counter(s) have a separate queue.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system at the food and drink counter(s).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There is a steward available to provide assistance with ordering food and drink.
  • Stewards can assist in taking food and drink to the designated seating area(s).
  • Food and drink can be pre ordered, contact the club before a matchday or speak to a steward on a matchday.

Step(s) (Designated Seating Area)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the left as you enter the concourse, leading to Block 6.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the designated seating area.
  • There is/are 9 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 19cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are in the centre.
  • 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 lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Lift (Designated Seating Area)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter the concourse, leading to Block 6.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 79cm x 100cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 3in).
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Designated Seating Area(s)

  • Seating Area 1 View
    • This information is for the designated seating area located in the lower tier.
    • There is step-free access to the designated seating area, via lift.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The view from the seating area is good.
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in the seating area.
    • Companions sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest.
    • There is a dedicated steward to provide assistance.
    • There is an accessible toilet close to the seating area.
    • This area is used by away supporters for European fixtures or Celtic.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Concourse)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the concourse.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 235cm (6ft 1in x 7ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does 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 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is 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 and open waste paper bin 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 cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 86cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are good.