Portsmouth FC Disabled Supporters Association
Getting There & Parking
There is a club car park with 10 accessible parking spaces for home and away supporters available on a first come basis. Drop of facilities are also available on all sides of the stadium.
The football club, in partnership with The Helping Hand Group, run a Park and Ride scheme for disabled supporters with two accessible mini buses. The free service, allows fans to park at The Helping Hands Group (situated 2 miles from the stadium) and be transported to the football ground for arrival approximately and hour before kick-off.
Fans will be taken back to the centre following the final whistle. Fans wishing to use the service need to book in advance through the Ticket Office at London Road or online at www.theposhtickets.com. Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis and include travel for one personal assistant. If you require transport for additional family/friend members, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
Travelling by Car
Most of us have sat Nav's so inputting the Post code PE2 8AL 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 Peterborough United see link for more information: www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/nonrail/peterboroughunitedfc
Spectator Viewing areas
Home supporters have 59 spaces for wheelchair users available to them of which 6 are in a raised platform in the Abax Stand, 10 are in hospitality areas in South Stand (which do not count towards accessible stadia minimum standards) and the other 43 are at pitchside. 8 spaces for wheelchair users can be found at pitchside in the away section for away supporters.
Ambulant disabled fans can choose their own seats when ordering their tickets. If they are registered disabled they will also be eligible for a personal assistant/companion ticket free of charge.
Both home and away fans can use the 8 accessible toilets inside the stadium these are located in the away fans seated area, main reception, north stand hospitality area, London Rd terrace and North Stand seating, South Stand lower tier and South Stand hospitality area and in the Abax Stand.
The club shop is accessible for all fans and does not have a low level serving counter. Catering kiosks in the home and away sections do have low level serving counters and so are fully accessible.
Accessible services & information
The club does have a hearing loop at the ticket office. Match commentaries are available via 10 headsets, collection of these is from the main office. Facilities for assistance dogs are available. The concourses do have rest areas included.