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Cardiff City Memorial Garden

Cardiff City Football Club - Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

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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.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the stadium/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact the club in advance, so that they can make the necessary arangements.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • If you're travelling to the Stadium by car, access from the M4 is simple. Leave the M4 at junction 33 and take the A4232 towards Cardiff/Barry. Exit the A4232 onto the B4267 turn-off, signposted towards Cardiff City Stadium.
      Follow the slip-road off the B4267 and take the first left at the roundabout - the Stadium will be on your right hand side. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights and follow the appropriate signage for your dedicated parking space.
    • Parking at Cardiff City Stadium is limited. Parking spaces are predominantly designated to Season Ticket Holders, with the remaining spaces allocated on a first come first served basis. There are alternative parking areas within a short walking distance of the ground.
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  • By Train View

Car Parking and Drop-off

Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access around the outer concourse.
    The surface of the flooring is tarmac and block paving.
    The concourse may be congested on matchdays.
    There is a slight ramp which overcomes six steps on either side of the outer concourse, in front of the Grandstand.
  • There are food and drink stands available on matchdays.
    There are program stalls available on matchdays.
    The merchandise shop has a steep slope leading up to it.
  • There is step-free access to the stand entrances.
  • There is a traffic exclusion zone on Sloper Road after the final whistle.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the concourse.
  • There is a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.

Introduction

  • The Cardiff City FC Memorial Garden is situated next to the original Ninian Park Gates.
  • The gates were removed from Ninian Park and transferred to the new Cardiff City FC stadium in 2009.
  • The gates were at Ninian Park from 1910 until 2009.
  • Memorial plaques are on the walls, including one for Jock Stein, who sadly passed away at Ninian Park in 1985, whilst managing Scotland.
  • The Memorial Garden is to honour and remember those who have been part of the Cardiff City community.
  • The Memorial Garden was officially opened on Saturday 29th September 2012.
  • Cardiff City Memorial Garden Committal Services can be arranged by directly contacting the club.

Access Point - Car Park A

  • This information is for the access point off Car Park A.
  • There is a dropped kerb from Car Park A leading to the Cardiff City FC Memorial Garden.
  • The dropped kerb has tactile paving.
  • There are no gates leading to the Memorial Garden.
  • There is step-free access leading to the grassed area of the garden.
  • The pathway consists of block paving.
  • It is possible to park alongside the garden, by using Car Park A.
  • Blue Badge parking bays are available next to this access point.

Access Point - Sloper Road

  • This information is for the access point located on Sloper Road.
  • There is step-free access leading to the Memorial Garden.
  • There are no gates at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The width between the bollards is 150cm.
  • The pathway to the grassed memorial area is block paving.
  • Memorial stones are placed along the pathway.

Cardiff City FC Memorial Garden

  • The Memorial Garden is located off Sloper Road or Car Park A.
  • The Memorial Garden is grass and can be uneven in places.
  • Depending on weather conditions it maybe unsuitable at times for wheelchair users.
  • There is no seating available within the garden.