Assessment of Accessible Facilities
Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters
0115 9557 210
Disabled Supporters Association
Mick Worrall Notts County Disabled Supporters Association (NCDASA)
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 16 accessible spaces for both home and away supporter’s available, 4 metres away. Spaces can be reserved with the ticket office. Drop of facilities are available.
National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Notts County 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 further information on purchasing a ticket please visit the Notts County website
The latest ticketing information can be found by clicking here or by calling 0115 9557 201.
Spectator Viewing areas
Home supporters have 40 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside. 10 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitchside in the away section for away supporters. There is no specific location where supporters with ambulant disabilities should sit.
NB: Under existing minimum standards for accessible stadia, the club should have 150 wheelchair spaces (128 home and up to 22 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 33% of the guidance and has a shortfall of 100 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, located in the Main Stand, Haydn Green Stand, Jimmy Sirrel Stand and the MLSB. The club shop is accessible for all fans and has a low level serving counter. Catering kiosks in the home and away sections have low level serving counters and so are fully accessible.
Accessible services & information
The club does not have a hearing loop. Audio described match commentaries are available via headsets, book with club two weeks in advance for both home and visting supporters. Notts County have purchased radios which pick up our local service if anyone needs commentary at short notice. Facilities for assistance dogs are not available but the club would make arrangements if a supporter requested for an assistance dog to attend with them. The concourses do not have rest areas included.
Updated October 2013
DSA Additional Information
Notts County Disabled Supporters Association (NCDASA) will be holding their first AGM on 13 September 2012.
Most clubs in the Football league offer facilities and assistance to their disabled supporters and the NCDSA are keen to improve the club's provision in this sector.
The NCDSA are aiming to make sure that the views of disabled supporters are voiced to help improve the services on offer at Meadow Lane.
The NCDSA would like to invite all disabled supporters and their carers to participate in this new association.
DATE: Thursday September 13 (7.30pm)
VENUE: Wheeler's Suite, Meadow Lane
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