Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley

Stadium Information


Fraser Eagle Stadium


Livingstone Road

Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters


Mark Turner

Telephone no.

01254 356950

Website address

Disabled Supporters Association


There is no DSA at present.



Website address



Accessibility Information

For UK minimum access standards for new and existing stadia and for good practice guidance please click here.


Getting There & Parking


There is a club car park with 13 accessible spaces for both home and away supporters book via reception 100 metres away. Drop of facilities are available.


National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Accrington Stanley see here for more information.


Level Playing Field have not verified the information given and we suggest that you contact the station direct if you have any access requirements.

Getting a Ticket


For information on purchasing a ticket please visit the Accrington Stanley Website

Spectator Viewing areas


Home supporters have 10 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside. 10 spaces for wheelchair users can be found in the home section for away supporters. Supporters with ambulant disabilities can request ambulant seating (30 seats in total, 20 for home supporters, and 10 for away supporters).


NB: Under existing minimum standards for accessible stadia, the club should have 50 wheelchair spaces (43 home and up to 7 away). 75% of these should be elevated positions and the remaining 25% pitchside.


LPF's view is that many disabled supporters should be able to access general seating areas and only those with specific needs eg those who require extra legroom, or access via aisle seats or who need step free access etc should be allocated seats in the dedicated areas.


Based on the above, the club therefore only meets 40% of the guidance and has a shortfall of 30 wheelchair spaces. They should be working on a plan to rectify this deficit within a reasonable timeframe under the auspices of a full independent Access Audit.


Accessible amenities


Both home and away fans can use accessible toilets inside the stadium. The club shop is not accessible for all fans and does not have a low level serving counter, but the club staff will offer assistance. Catering kiosks in the home section and away sections do not have low level serving counters and so are not fully accessible.

Accessible services & information


The ticket office does not have a hearing loop installed. Match commentaries are not available. Facilities for assistance dogs are not available. The concourses do have rest areas included.


Updated October 2013.

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Sheila Quinn

Match: Accrington Stanley vs York City

Published: 10/11/2015


We ordered our tickets direct from Accrington & booked a car park space.

Arriving at the ground everything was the same as our last visit,  still helpful & friendly staff & stewards.

Sat among the Accrington wheelchair fans at pitchside & although it was torrential rain we didnt get wet.

I won’t go into details again as nothing has changed from my last review

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Stephen Killick

Match: Accrington Stanley v Chesterfield

Published: 8/1/2015


Arrived at Accrington around 90 minutes before kick-off. The car park had no disabled spaces and was not compatible for wheelchairs, the ground was fairly loose gravel, it should be tarmaced. Access to the social club was good, the club are extremley friendly. Inside the ground the wheelchairs are among the home supporters, the view is okay. The ground being very basic and probably the worst in the league does an adequate job in making it as comfortable as possible for wheelchair users.

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Sheila Quinn

Match: Accrington v York City 26/12/13

Published: 2/1/2014


we arrived at Accrington early as requested when we booked a car parking space. There was a bit of confusion about parking & ended up in what looked like a players/staff car park & when I asked the steward again when we were going to get boxed in, he said we would be better in the other car park, so we moved.  The steward told us where to park backed up against a wall, so I got the wheelchair from the back of the car first.   Then a man came across and removed a cone & advised us it would be better to park there, so we moved again, this man was very helpful, told us where to buy tickets, where the disabled toilets were and we would be welcome in their club to get warm & watch tv.We later found out he was Robert Houseman so we would like to give him special thanks.


We had a meat & potato pie each and a cup of real tea with milk & sugar from the easily accessible tea bar,  and the accessible toilets were by the entrance.


The view was good although we were sitting pitchside infront of the Accrington supporters. Another York wheelchair supporter was sold the wrong ticket by York, and Robert again sorted this out for him so he was able to sit with us. The stewards were very helpful and friendly too.

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