Assessment of Accessible Facilities
Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters
0161 764 0054
Disabled Supporters Association
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 20 accessible spaces for both home and away supporter’s 20 yards away reserved on the day. The club can usually accomodate extra disabled supporters requiring a space within the club car park. Drop of facilities are available if a space cannot be found.
National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Bury 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 Bury Website
Spectator Viewing areas
Home supporters have 45 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside. 8 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitchside in the away section for away supporters. Supporters with ambulant disabilities can request ambulant seating. (40 for home supporters and 40 for away supporters).
NB: Under existing minimum standards for accessible stadia, the club should have 105 wheelchair spaces (89 home and up to 16 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 50% of the guidance and has a shortfall of 52 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.
Both home and away fans can use accessible toilets inside the stadium in every area. The club shop is accessible for all fans but does not have a low level serving counter. Catering kiosks in the home 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 available via 12 headsets available from the ticket office for use in the press box to listen to radio matchday commentary. Facilities for assistance dogs are available. The concourses do not have rest areas included.
Updated October 2013.
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