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AJ Bell Stadium

1 Stadium Way, Barton-upon-Irwell, Salford, Manchester, M30 7EY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a rugby stadium, function rooms, Your Gym Fitness Suite and a Community Changing Area.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include grass and artificial sports pitches.
  • Comments View
    • The AJ Bell Statdium is the home of Sale Sharks RUFC and Salford Red Devils RLFC.
    • Websites:.
    • Sale Sharks - www.salesharks.com.
    • Salford Red Devils - www.thereddevils.net.
    • The stadium Disabled Supporters Liaison Officer is Elaine Bowers, Tel : 0161 820 2610.

Opening Times

  • Opening times vary depending on matches and events taking place at the stadium.
  • Please contact the stadium for more information.

Getting Here

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located in front of the West Stand.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 520cm (13ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 66m (72yd 6in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in front of the West Stand, to the right of the main entrance as you face it.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • On match and event days there is coned off area of standard parking bays which can be used for blue badge parking.
    • The dropped kerb for the Blue Badge bays on the far left of the stadium are not tactile.
    • There is a gravel surface overflow car park at the rear of this car park (shown in photograph 4).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the West Stand.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 133cm (4ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk.

Inside Access (West Stand - Hospitality)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Comments View
    • The portable loops are available to use in all function rooms.

Other Floors (West Stand - Hospitality - Stairs 1)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • They are mainly used as a fire escape, but on match days are used by supporters to access the Salford Red Devils Club Shop on the first floor from the Fans Bar.
    • Supporters who find difficulty with these steps can use the lifts in the main reception area to access the club shop.

Other Floors (West Stand - Hospitality - Stairs 2 and 3)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are by the lifts, either side of the main entrance as you enter.
    • There are refuge points, with a call button 97cm high, and an Evac Chair by both sets of stairs on all floors.

Lift (West Stand - Hospitality)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located either side of the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2 and 3.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 209cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 10in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in 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.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • There are three lifts available in the reception foyer of the West Stand, two to the right as you enter, and one to left.

West Stand - Hospitality - Second Floor Function Rooms - City Suite

  • The City Suite function room covers the majority of the second floor.
  • It can also be partitioned into three separate function rooms:- The Barton Lounge, The Cadishead Lounge and The Irlam Lounge.
  • Each room is accessed via double width, heavy doors that open towards you (pull) and have an opening width of 160cm.

Accessible Toilet (West Stand - Hospitality - Second Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you exit the lifts, outside the entrance to The Irlam Lounge.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

West Stand - Hospitality The Willow Room

  • The Willow Suite is located on the third floor of the West Stand, opposite the lifts.
  • The Willow Suite is accessed via double width, heavy doors that open towards you (pull) and have an opening width of 164cm.
  • The room is a private meeting space with its own bar.

West Stand - Hospitality Third Floor Executive Boxes

  • There are 12 boxes available on the third floor, located off corridors either side of the Willow Room.
  • Each box is accessed by single width, heavy doors which open away from you (push) and have an opening width of 86cm.
  • These can be hired for meetings and training, as well as being used for corporate hospitality on match days.

Accessible Toilet (West Stand - Hospitality Third Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor outside boxes 1-6, to the right of the Willow Room.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 217cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (West Stand - Hospitality)

Press Lounge

  • The Press Lounge is located on the ground floor of the West Stand, to the right of reception as you face it.
  • It is accessed by a single heavy door, 88cm wide, which opens inwards.
  • It can also be used as a ground floor function room on non-match days.
  • It contains a fixed table, 74cm from it's base to the floor, around the perimeter of the room.
  • There is a raised platform at the front of the room, accessed by 3 medium, marked steps with no handrail.

Accessible Toilet (Press Toilets)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located just past the Press Lounge.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 227cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Press Toilets)

Fitness Suite (Your Gym)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the far left of the West Stand as you face it.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes arm cycles and free weights.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance.
    • There is a second set of doors, which are automatic sliding airlock type doors, 57cm wide, or a heavy single, which open towards you, 86cm wide.

Accessible Changing Room (Your Gym)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located off the ground floor corridor leading to the lift.
  • There is not level access to the changing room.
  • The accessible changing room is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the lift to the fitness suirte.
  • The accessible changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 233cm x 257cm (7ft 8in x 8ft 5in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower.
  • Other facilities available are a functional alarm and an accessible toilet with the transfer space to the left.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate ramp leading up to this changing room from the corridor.
    • The shower in the changing room has a flip down seat 50cm high.
    • There are standard changing rooms either side of the accessible changing room.
    • There is level access into these, but have deep steps leading up to the showers.

Other Floors (Your Gym Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs are located at the far end of the ground floor area, past the lift.

Lift (Your Gym Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the far end of the gym ground floor area, past the changing rooms.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 112cm x 210cm (3ft 8in x 6ft 11in).
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of 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.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Outside Access (Sale Sharks Club Shop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the West Stand, next to the gym.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday Closed.
    • Thursday 13:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday Closed.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Level Change (Sale Sharks Club Shop Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Counter (Ticket Office - East and West Stand and Collections)

  • The height of the counter is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • This ticket office is located between the West Stand main entrance and the Fans Bar entrance.
    • The lowered counter is 91cm high.

Counter (South Stand Ticket Office)

  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • The height of the counter is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • There is a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • The lower counter is 90cm high.
    • There is an identical ticket office outside the North Stand.

Outside Access (East Stand Entrance E2)

  • This information is for the entrance located outside the south corner of the East Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Entrance E3 at the north end of the East Stand is identical to this.
    • Standard entry into this stand is via turnstiles 52cm wide.

Outside Access (South Stand Entrance S4)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the far (eastern) corner of the South Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are indentical entrances into the North and West Stands.
    • Standard entry into these stand is via turnstiles, 52cm wide (shown in photograph 4).

Inside Access (Concourse)

  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Some of the concourse areas have a slightly uneven surface.
    • The concourse contains kiosks serving food and drinks.
    • The shelves are 120cm high are available to the side of the concourse.
    • Within the East Stand concourse there is seating available at the side of the concourse.

West Stand Corporate Designated Accessible Seating Area

  • The main Corporate Seating Area is located on floor 2 of the West Stand, accessed via the City Suite.
  • There is level access to this seating area from the West Stand lifts.
  • There are designated areas for wheelchair users all along the Corporate Seating Area, with a good view.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There are accessible toilets available on floor 2 of the West Stand.
  • There are also similar designated seating areas outside the Executive Boxes on floor 3.
  • There are also accessible toilets located on floor 3.
  • There are a total of 27 wheelchair spaces in the corporate areas.
  • However, a maximum of 8 wheelchair users are allowed on the upper levels at any time.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.

West Stand Pitchside Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the West Stand, either side of the Technical Areas.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There are easy ramps, with handrails both sides leading up from the concourse to the seating areas.
  • There are accessible toilets available off the concourse.
  • There are a total of 14 wheelchair spaces available, 7 either side of the Technical Area.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.
  • There is a hearing loop available in Block W07 of the West Stand.

South Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the South Stand.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances to the seating area.
  • There are accessible toilets available off the concourse.
  • There are a total of 15 wheelchair spaces available.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.

North Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users at the front of the North Stand.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances to the seating area.
  • There is an accessible toilet available off the North Stand concourse.
  • There are a total of 21 wheelchair spaces available.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.
  • The North Stand is generally used to house away supporters.

East Stand Designated Accessible Seating

  • There are designated seating areas for wheelchair users on raised platforms either end of the East Stand, in Blocks E01A and E06A.
  • A companion can sit beside you.
  • The views from these areas are good.
  • There is level access from the concourse and entrances via platform lifts.
  • There are accessible toilets available at the rear of both platforms.
  • There are a total of 20 wheelchair spaces available, 10 in each block.
  • Audio commentary is available in all areas of the stadium via the audio wire free device.
  • The club has 10 sets of wire free audio devices with live commentary available at every game.
  • The sets are free but you will need to leave your RNIB or VISA card which will be returnable when you return the headset.

Lift (Block E01A Lift)

  • The lift is located in the southern corner of the East Stand.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and Viewing Platform.
  • The lift is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Entrance E3.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 104cm x 14cm (3ft 5in x 6in).
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • To operate this lift, the user needs to press and hold the button until the floor is reached.
    • There is an identical lift in the northern corner of the East Stand, to access block E06A.

Accessible Toilet (Block E01A)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Block E01A lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the viewing platform level, opposite the lift.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 169cm x 223cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 4in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar toilet to the rear of this, except with the transfer space to the right.
    • There are identical toilets on the viewing platform in Block E06A.

Accessible Toilet (South Stand Block 3)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Entrance S4.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the concourse for Blocks S3 and S4.
    • There is level access to this 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.
    • The key can be obtained from a steward.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 220cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are available within this accessible toilet.

Standard Toilet(s) (South Stand Blocks S3 and S4)

Eating and Drinking (Fan Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the right of the stadium.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to the bar.
  • There is a/are double, light manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Background music varies according to the function/event.
  • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • There are wall 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 lighting levels are good.

Outside Access (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar Toilets Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the South Stand.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar)

  • 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 in the community changing area.
    • 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 250cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
    • 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 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 the right.
    • There is not 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 not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 93cm.
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • 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 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible shower within the accessible toilet.
    • The shower has a flip down seat.
    • The height of the flip down seat is 45cm.
    • There are dropdown rails available on both sides of the seat.
    • The is grab rail to the right of the seat.

Standard Changing Room (Community Changing Area and Fan Bar Toilets)

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the changing area corridor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Community Changing Area entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 changing rooms and 2 officials changing rooms, which can be male or female.
    • They contain level access standard showers and toilets.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There is not a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Comments View
    • Spectators with assistance dogs should contact the Stadium Disabled Supporters Liason Officer in advance for information.