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Blackburn Rovers

Ewood Park
Capacity: 31,363
Ewood Park

Disabled supporters contact

Club or stadium contact
 for disabled fans

Christine Rennard
Disability Liaison Officer

01254 508 205

Christine's surname is Peacock on our website

and email address different. We also have mob.(same as EFL handbook).

Accessibility information

Number of wheelchair user spaces

All w/c user spaces are pitchside.Home supporters have up to 262 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside. Up to 30 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitchside in the away section for away supporters. Additional spaces may be available on request. Pitchside positions give partial cover with PA’s seated slightly behind.

Number of easy access and amenity seats

No specific numbers of tickets are allocated for the ambulant disabled. The club advise that ambulant disabled supporters can generally sit where they wish, but front row pitchside offers step-free access and accommodation for fans with an assistance dog. Rest points are located outside the stadium and inside the concourse areas.

Number of accessible toilets

There are 14 accessible toilets in the main lower concourses all equipped with emergency alarms and 20 accessible toilets for ambulant supporters in the upper tiers.

Audio commentary

Radio Rovers ceased broadcasting from the start of the season and Blackburn Rovers are exploring alternatives for commentary for their blind fans. We would suggest contacting the club before your visit to see what their current provision is.

Sensory room

There is also a sensory room in the Family Lounge for children with disabilities and families attending a match.

Accessible services + information

Assistance dogs

Assistance Dogs are welcome at Ewood Park, but fans are asked to contact the Club in advance to ensure appropriate seating is available.

Hearing loops

Hearing loops are positioned in ticket offices, retail outlets, and reception. Portable hearing systems available for function rooms.

Braille and large print provision

Abridged Braille and audio Match day programmes are available. Braille and /or audio version of match day programme available on request as are versions of menus in Blues and versions of the Customer Charter. Other accessible formats of other documentation are available on request. Communication aids are available for fans requiring additional support and use symbols or easy-read formats. For further details please contact the Access Officer.

Food concession stands

14 non-dedicated catering outlets serve lower concourse areas with Steward Assistance available on request at the point of entry.

Total number of parking spaces

Parking is limited around the stadium. The number of parking spaces available varies to meet demand for both home and visiting fans. They are in close proximity to the stadium. Seasonal permits for home fans should be booked in advance; match day: advisable to book in advance as it is on first come- first served basis- but some match day parking may be available. There is a standard charge of £10 for car parking for all supporters.

Travel options

Drop off points are located at the Blackburn End and Darwen End of the stadium. Step-free access around and throughout the stadium.

Accessible travel is available for disabled supporters to away games.

Travel information is listed on the disability matters webpage and is updated as appropriate.

How we set targets

We use accepted industry standards to set the club targets. The reference documents include: Accessible Stadia Guide 2003 and Accessible Stadia Supplementary Guidance 2015; Building Regulations Approved Document M, Access to and Use of Buildings; BS 8300, Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people; Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (Green Guide); Access for All, UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience

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This information is provided by Blackburn Rovers. Level Playing Field (LPF) cannot be held responsible if the service and provision differs from what is stated here.

If you have any queries please contact us.

Updated October 2018

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