Accessible Stadia

This comprehensive publication brings together the background information central to designing and providing for disabled spectators at stadia.

It lays out clearly the requirements and obligations of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), related codes of practice and key sources of reference. The publication provides an invaluable source of information and guidance for developers, management, designers and access consultants.


Tools and resources

Guide to Concessionaire Facilities at Sports Grounds

This document provides further guidance on the matters to be considered when concessionaire and other allied services are provided at sports grounds.The guidance covers catering and hospitality; mobile and fast food stalls, TV and radio broadcast equipment and facilities, betting and gambling facilities, programme and publication sales and finally, souvenir and other retail shops and kiosks.

Alternative uses of Sports Grounds

Alternative Uses provides guidance to stadium owners, operators, local authorities, promoters and event organisers to help adapt existing sports grounds to safely accommodate a range of events.

On the Sidelines

The British Library hosts a summary of the first ever comprehensive survey of disabled supporters, conducted jointly by the FSADC and the Sir Norman Chester Centre for football Research. A second publication, "Designing for Spectators with Disabilities" provides practical guidance on interpreting and implementing the revisions to Part M of the Building Regulations.