Assessment of Accessible Facilities
Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters
0115 982 4390
Disabled Supporters Association
0115 954 1277
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 100 accessible parking spaces for home and away supporters. To reserve a space, contact the club safety officer - Alan Bexon. There are drop-off points at the entrances to the car parks on both the Scarrington Road access to the Brian Clough Stand car park via Lady Bay Bridge, for both home and visiting supporters, and Pavilion Road which gives access to the Main Stand only. Club staff are on site with wheelchairs to assist those with mobility problems proceed from the car park to the stands.
National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Nottingham Forest 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 Nottingham Forest Website
Spectator Viewing areas
There are 79 wheelchair user spaces available. Home supporters have 68 spaces - 29 are elevated and 39 are at pitch level.
11 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitch level in the away section for away supporters.
NB: Under existing minimum standards for accessible stadia, the club should have 180 wheelchair spaces (153 home and up to 27 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 44% of the guidance and has a shortfall of 101 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. The club shop is accessible for all fans and does 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 club does have a hearing loop. Soccer Sight commentary is offered free of charge and can be booked through the club ticket office. In addition, a match commentary from Radio Nottingham is also available, stewards will deliver the headsets to your seat. Facilities for assistance dogs are available. The concourses do not have rest areas included.
Updated July 2014.
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