Portsmouth FC Disabled Supporters Association

Pompey DSA

Tansparent DSA Oldham Athletic AFC

Getting There & Parking

 

There is a club car park with 40 accessible spaces for both home and away supporter’s available, 50 metres away.

 

Drop off facilities are available on the concourse at rear of Verlin Stand.

 

It is advisable to arrive early at the ground (at least 1 hour minimum) to secure an accessible parking space.

Travelling by Car

 

Most of us have sat Nav's so inputting the Post code OL1 2PA in should be all you need to get you there. For fans who don't have Sat Nav there are some good route Planners available online including google maps

 

Travelling by Coach

 

Lucketts provide coaches for Portsmouth away supporters travel and are able to accomodate manual wheelchairs if you are able to get to you seat either by yourself or with the assisatance of your own carer / travelling companion see link for more information: www.lucketts-holidays.co.uk

 

Travelling by Train

 

National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Oldham Athletic see link for more information: www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/nonrail/oldhamathleticfc

Spectator Viewing areas

 

Home supporters have 34 spaces for wheelchair users available to them, and these can be found at pitchside and in an elevated area in the Rochdale Road stand and Chadderton Road stand.

 

12 spaces for away supporters who are wheelchair users can be found in an elevated area in the Rochdale Road stand. Supporters with ambulant disabilities are available.(10 for home supporters and 5 for away supporters).

 

Please note: As a result of the continuing development work at the stadium, several changes have been made to the facilities available for disabled fans, these do not affect visiting supporters.

 

Wheelchair supporters will be accommodated at the front of the Chaddy End or rear of the Verlin Stand. A temporary toilet facility will be installed between the Chaddy End and the development work site to ensure that supporters are not inconvenienced.

 

Ambulant disabled supporters should contact the club on 0161 785 5179 to ensure that they can be seated in a location appropriate to their requirements. There are 18 easy access/amenity seats at Boundary Park

 

Accessible amenities

 

There are 6 accessible toilets inside the stadium, 2 at either end and 2 located in the new stand. Home and away fans can use accessible toilets inside the stadium.

 

The club shop is not accessible for all fans and does not have 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. Facilities for assistance dogs are not available. The concourses do not have rest areas included.

 

There is no audio descriptive match commentary available.

Oldham Athletic

Stadium: Sports Direct.com Park (previously Boundary Park)

Address: Furtherwood Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 2PA

 

Website address: www.oldhamathletic.co.uk

 

Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters:

 

Name: Ron Cassidy - Disability Liaison Officer

Telephone no: 0161 320 6955

E-mail: roncassidy60@gmail.com