Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters
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Disabled Supporters Group
Access Information for Disabled Supporters
Getting there and Parking
The closest international airport is Birmingham International which is about a 20 minute car journey. The closest train stations are Aston station and Witton station which have link to Birmingham New Street, where there are links to most main cities.
The main two bus routes servicing Villa Park are the no 7 and no 11. In addition, services 65, 67, 104 & 114 also operate within walking distance of Villa Park.
National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Aston Villa see here for more information.
For more information about getting to the stadium please visit the club website.
There are 100 accessible parking spaces are available (8 for away supporters) and other car parks subject to availability including Holte/ Villa Village on site, Yew Tree School and Transport Museum. Away Supporters can park in Witton Lane. Additional parking is available further away but drop off passes can be issued with at least 7 days notice. The area around the ground is hilly with ramps and lifts operating in the stadium.
Getting a Ticket
For information on purchasing a ticket please visit the Aston Villa Website
Spectator Viewing areas
There are 74 spaces for home-supporting wheelchair users situated an elevated position in the Trinity Road Stand.
The sightlines are good with no obstructed views and are sheltered. There is an additional 8 spaces in the home section for away-supporting wheelchair users. Places for ambulant disabled supporters can be found in a dedicated area in the home end, or alternatively the club will accommodate individual requests on application to Sheila Maybury.
There are spaces for blind or partially sighted supporters, these are located in general allocation by the club. There is audio descriptive commentary and headsets are available to loan free of charge.
There are accessible refreshment kiosks with lowered counters. There is also an ordering service via the stewards.
There are 7 accessible toilets located directly behind the spaces for wheelchair users which have radar locks. Keys are available from stewards.
Audio commentary is available via 30 sets of headsets subject to availability. Headsets are provided free of charge. Contact Sheila Maybury for more details. The club also has hearing loops available for deaf or hard of hearing supporters.
Useful Publications and Policies
For further guidance, please refer to 'Access for All' - the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience, available in 13 different languages here.
For the detailed CAFE stadia report please click here.
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