Cambridge United

Cambridge United

Assessment of Accessible Facilities

Stadium

R Costings Stadium

Address

Newmarket Road
Cambridge
CB5 8LN

Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters

Name

Claire Osbourn

Telephone no.

01223 566 500

Website address

Disabled Supporters Association

Contact Name

There is no DSA at present.

Telephone no.

E-mail address

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

 

Accessible parking available on the Corona car park off Newmarket Road next to the main entrance. Supporters are advised to pre-book disabled parking spaces which are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Getting a Ticket

 

For information on purchasing a ticket please visit the Cambridge United Website

Spectator Viewing areas

 

North Terrace (Home Fans) has 13 spaces available one of which is reserved for a blind and partially sighted supporter and their assistance  dog. Main Stand (Home) has 6 spaces. South Stand has 16 spaces one of which is reserved for a blind and partially sighted supporter and assistance dog. All personal assistants sit alongside. Disabled passes should be pre-booked, one personal assistant per supporter.

Accessible amenities

 

 North /South and  Main Stand accessible toilet  facilities classed as reasonable size with good selection of left/right transfers. Steward assistance available if required. North / Main Stand catering available at rear of concourse. South Stand facilities available at rear of stand. Low level counters at all kiosks.

Accessible services & information

 

Blind and partially sighted supporters can take advantage of small individual hand-held receivers free to all supporters to listen to audio descriptive commentary of the game. The hand-held receivers are limited in number so Cambridge United strongly recommended that potential users reserve them in advance to avoid disappointment. For more details on the service or to reserve a receiver contact Nick Parker on 07929 589925 or nick.parker56@googlemail.com. The hand-held receivers enable users to listen to a specially-tailored commentary of the game wherever they happen to be within the R Costings Abbey Stadium.

Club Additional Information

 

Cambridge United away fans information sheet

Roving Reports

 

Roving Report by Aidan Stott

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Ross Hovey

Match: Cambridge United Vs Liverpool "11" Pre Season

Published: 3/3/2011

 

Lots of local good street free parking with dropped kerbs etc... I think there is also disabled entry at ground.

Covered area at one end of stadium to right of goal with no sightline problems. Close to kiosk for refreshments. Didn't use toilets. Overall very good for non-league football stadia.

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Gary Deards

Match: 2007/08 season

Published: 22/10/2007

 

view from wheelchair platform

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Gary Deards

Match: 2007/08 season

Published: 22/10/2007

 

Wheelchair area

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