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Car Park 1A to the London Stadium

West Ham United Football Club - London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 2ST

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Car Park 1A to the London Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 40m.
  • The route takes approximately 1 minute.
  • Car Park 1A is closest to the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand.
  • The walkway along the route has a resin-bound gravel surface.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; moving vehicles.
  • There are stewards in Car Park 1A on matchdays to provide assistance.
  • For a map of the stadium which includes the location of resting areas please click here.

Parking (Car Park 1A)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located outside the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand, alongside Bridge 4.
    • The car park is accessed via the south Loop Road.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • 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) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 15 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 480cm x 580cm (15ft 9in x 19ft).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • The designated Blue Badge parking bays are approximately between 40m and 80m from the outer concourse/walkway.
    • Two parking spaces can also be made available for commercial vehicles with hoists.
    • 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 with assistance.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • There are 60 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 15 is/are clearly marked.
    • Standard parking bays can be used for Blue Badge holders.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • There is/are 6 parking bay(s) allocated to away supporters.
    • There is a waiting list in operation for car park spaces and supporters should contact the accessibility team for more information.
      The spaces reserved for away supporters are allocated on a first come first served basis.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • Parking is free for all supporters on match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Drop-Off Point(s)

  • Drop-Off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are designated drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are not signposted/clearly marked.
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are located in Car Park 1A.
    • The route from the drop-off point(s) is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Please contact the Accessibility Team to enquire about a pick-up/drop-off facility at the stadium on matchday.

Car Park 1A to Bridge 4 (Podium Level Lift and Stairs)

  • Exit Car Park 1A via the side gate.
  • There is a slight slope leading up to the permanently held open gate.
  • The gate opening width is 215cm.
  • After exiting the car park turn to the left to face the stadium then bear diagonally right towards the lift/stairs.
  • The Bridge 4 lift is approximately 30m from the car park to the left of the Podium Level steps.

Level Change (Bridge 4 Stairs to the Outer Concourse (Podium Level))

  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) located to the left and right of the lift at Bridge 4.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the Podium Level.
    • There is/are 33 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are 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 second lower handrail.

Lift (Bridge 4 Lift to the Outer Concourse (Podium Level))

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located between the two sets of stairs at Bridge 4.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • 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 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 180cm x 290cm (5ft 11in x 9ft 6in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Outer Concourse