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Arsenal receives LPF Centre of Excellence award as part of the Weeks of Action

Arsenal Football Club has been recognised by Level Playing Field for demonstrating high standards in accessibility and providing a fully-inclusive experience for disabled supporters.

The Emirates Stadium has received one of the first Centre of Excellence awards from LPF. To qualify for the award, Arsenal commissioned an LPF Audit and demonstrated that it met the requirements of existing equality and access legislation, building regulations and accessible sports grounds and stadia good practice standards.

The LFP Centre of Excellence award builds on Arsenal’s commitment to drive an inclusive atmosphere through its Arsenal for Everyone initiative which celebrates the diversity of the Arsenal community.

The Club ensures that its disabled supporters can enjoy football with the best possible facilities at Emirates Stadium. This includes giving disabled fans an unrivalled match day experience with a dedicated matchday commentary service for blind and partially sighted fans, the creation of an audio Podcast of every home matchday programme  again for blind and partially sighted fans and the Premier League’s only guide dog toilet facility.

Lord Rosser, Vice President of  Level Playing Field accompanied by Mike Elkerton , Level Playing Field’s Access Auditor presented the award to John Beattie, Stadium and Facilities Manager, Alun Francis Disability Liaison Officer, Caroline Lemmon and Jackie Pollard, Disability Liaison Team at Arsenal’s home game on the 13th April.