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Holmesdale Road Lower Tier

Crystal Palace Football Club - Selhurst Park, Selhurst Park, London, SE25 6PU

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • To view the Crystal Palace FC webpage for Disabled Supporters please click here (new tab).
  • There is a/are steward(s) available for help and assistance on match days.
  • 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.
  • There is not a/are not steward(s) trained in British Sign Language.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the stadium/near by.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located to the rear of Block A (Holmesdale Road Stand).
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.
  • The documents available in Braille and large print on request are fixture lists.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Leave the M25 at Junction 7 and follow the signs for the A23 to Croydon. At Purley bear left onto the A23 at its junction with the A235 (to Croydon). You will pass roundabouts and junctions with the A232 and A236 as you pass Croydon, after which the A23 bears left at Thornton Heath (at the Horseshoe pub roundabout). Here you must go straight over, into Brigstock Road (B266), passing Thornton Heath Station on your left and bearing right on to the High Street. At the next mini roundabout (Whitehorse Road/Grange Road) go left into Whitehorse Lane and Selhurst Park is on your right. The postcode for satnav is SE25 6PU.
    • There is no onsite matchday parking at Selhurst Park. There is also a traffic exclusion zone in some of the surrounding residential streets from up to 2 hours prior to kick-off and half an hour after the final whistle. For disabled supporters, there are a small number of bays available in Sainsbury’s car park which is located next to the stadium. These bays are not monitored by Crystal Palace FC and are available on a first come first served basis.
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Car Parking and Drop Off

Outer Concourse and Walkways

Access Point (Holmesdale Road Lower Tier - Gate I)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Holmesdale Road.
    • The access point is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • 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 240cm.
    • There is/are no ticket reader(s) at the access point.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is 28m from the access point.
    • A steward is present to open the gates on matchdays.

Turnstile(s) (Holmesdale Road Lower Tier)

  • Turnstile(s) View
    • This information is for the turnstile(s) located on Holmesdale Road.
    • The turnstile(s) used to access the stand is/are turnstile(s) 1 and 2.
    • The turnstile(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The turnstiles are all similar.
    • The turnstile(s) surveyed was/were turnstile(s) 2.
    • There is stepped access to the turnstile(s) surveyed.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 19cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The turnstile(s) opening width is 44cm.
    • There is a/are fixed ticket reader(s) at the turnstile(s) surveyed.
    • The height of the ticket reader(s) is/are 112cm.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.
    • The turnstile(s) can be overcome by using Gate I.
    • There is step-free access to the concourse if you enter using the top turnstile, otherwise there is 1-3 steps to navigate.

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 I.
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within this stand.
    • Designated spaces for wheelchair users are located in the lower tier and in the back row.
    • Clear directional signage is provided for the designated spaces.
    • There is not designated seating for ambulant disabled people within the stand.
    • 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 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 varied.
    • There are food and drink counters situated along the concourse area(s).
    • Headsets for audio commentary can be used in this stand.
    • Headsets are collected from safeguarding stewards.
    • There is not a deposit charge for the use of headsets.
  • Access to the Stand Seating View
    • There is stepped access from the concourse to stand seating.
    • There is/are 4 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • 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 not 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.
    • Accessible toilets are located near the entrance to the designated seating area.
    • There are standard toilets available within the stand.
    • There are ambulant cubicles available in the standard toilets.
    • There is not a separate parent and baby room within the stand.

Food and Drink (Holmesdale Road Lower Tier)

  • The food and drink counter(s) is/are located on the lower tier 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) and high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section at some of the food and drink counters with a height of 76cm or below.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section(s) of the food and drink counter(s).
  • 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).

Designated Seating Area(s)

  • The designated seating areas in this stand are located in the lower tier and in the back row of the stand.
  • Seating Area 1 View
    • This information is for the designated seating area located in the lower tier.
    • The name of the designated seating area is Block A & B Viewing Area.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the designated seating area.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The view from the seating area is good.
    • There is/are 11 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in the seating area.
    • Companions sit behind the patron.
    • 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.
  • Seating Area 2 View
    • This information is for the designated seating area located in the back row.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access to the designated seating area.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 22cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left 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.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are not clearly marked/signed.
    • The view from this seating area is restricted.
    • There is/are 13 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this seating area.
    • Companions sit behind the patron.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest.
    • There is a dedicated steward for this seating area to provide assistance.
    • There is an accessible toilet close to the seating area.

Ramp(s) or Slope(s) (Changing Places and Accessible Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope located leading from the concourse to the facilities.
  • The ramp/slope is used to access the Changing Places and accessible toilets.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 132cm (4ft 4in).
  • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are good.

Changing Places (Holmesdale Road Lower Tier - Block A & B (Partial))

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located near the entrance to the designated seating area (Block A & B).
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a steward.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 280cm x 410cm.
    • 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 good.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 300cm (9ft 10in).
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • As you face the toilet there are vertical grab rails on both sides .
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a spatula flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 84cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
  • 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).
  • Shower Details View
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 120cm and 140cm when mounted.
    • There is no seat for the shower.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • The height of the wash basin is 73cm.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wash basin grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 91cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Holmesdale Road Lower Tier - Block A & B)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located near the entrance to the designated seating area (Block A & B).
    • There is ramped/sloped 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.
    • The key can be obtained from a steward.
    • There is tactile and 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 220cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 79cm (2ft 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 not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • 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 placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is 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 91cm.
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar accessible toilet next to this one with a lateral transfer space on the right (79cm).