Preston North End
Preston North End
Sir Tom Finney Way
Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters
Disabled Supporters Association
For UK minimum access standards for new and existing stadia and for good practice guidance please click here.
Getting There & Parking
44 accessible parking spaces are available to home supporters. Accessible parking is also extended to away supporters (4 spaces). Places can be reserved via the ticket office when booked in advance subject to availability. Parking costs £12.50 per game. In case of insufficient available parking, the club have provided drop off points.
National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Preston North End 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
Spectator Viewing areas
Home supporters have 88 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside and on a raised platform. 21 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitchside and on a raised platform in the away section for away supporters. (18 pitchside and 3 on a raised platform).
All ambulant disabled supporters can sit anywhere in the stadium providing this is safe and accessible to do so. We do not have any designated areas for disabled supporters other than seating for wheelchair users.
NB: Under existing minimum standards for accessible stadia, the club should have 159 wheelchair spaces (135 home and up to 24 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 69% of the guidance and has a shortfall of 50 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 Invincibles Pavilion has a Changing Places Facility and consists of a hoisting system, changing bench and an accessible toilet. The club shop, ticket office and away ticket booth are accessible for all fans and have low level serving counters to accommodate ticket purchases and collections. All stands have pitch level entry for easy access for all disabled supporters. Please enquire at the time of booking and you will be advised accordingly.
Accessible services & information
The ticket office does have a hearing loop installed. Wireless receivers and headsets are available to book out, which provide live match commentary from our premium content service PNE Player HD. The receivers are available to both home and visiting supporters. Visiting supporters should reserve the equipment no later than 5pm on the day before the fixture via the disability liaison officer and home supporters can book the equipment on the day of the game from 1pm onwards from the disabled ticket window at the main ticket office. The receivers are booked on a first come first served basis, subject to availability. Facilities are available for assistance dogs on request in advance of the fixture.
Updated August 2016.
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