Cliftonville FC


Stadium Information


Cliftonville FC




Cliftonville Street


BT14 6LP

Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters


Adrian Keenan

Telephone number

+44 (0)7730735081

Website address

Disabled Supporters Group

Contact Name

Telephone number

Email address

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Access Information for Disabled Supporters

Getting there and Parking


The two main international airports in Belfast are the George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport. Belfast International has more connections. Northern Ireland Railways provides suburban services along three lines running through Belfast's northern suburbs, known as the Belfast Suburban Rail system. Belfast also has a direct rail connection with Dublin. There is also a bus service running throughout the city.


There is accessible parking available located 25-60m from the stadium. Permits are not required and accessible parking is stwarded on match days.

Getting a Ticket


For information about buying a ticket, please contact the club directly.

Spectator Viewing areas


Wheelchair userThere are 10 spaces for home-supporting wheelchair users located in two areas at Home Ned. Sightlines are good, seats are sheltered, and there are no obstructed views. There are an additional 3 spaces for away-supporting wheelchair users, located in the back of the away stand. Sightlines are good and seats are sheltered.


Blind and partially sightedThere are 6 dedicated amenity seats with extra room for assistance dogs for blind and partially sighted home supporters located in Home Ned section. Sightlines are good and seating is sheltered. Guide dogs are permitted in the stadium.

There are an additional 6 seats for blind and partially sighted away supporters.


Ambulant disabledThere are 6 easy access seats for ambulant disabled home supporters. Sightlines are good, and seating is sheltered. There are an additional 20 seats in the away section for ambulant disabled away supporters.



There are accessible refreshment kiosks with lowered counters.


There are 4 accessible toilets in the stadium, located in the Home, Away and Main Stands. There is level access to all the toilets, with grab rails and sufficient space for a wheelchair user and Personal Assistant.



For information about services please contact the club directly.

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.

Wheelchair user area

Wheelchair user area

Seating areas for disabled fans should be inclusive with fellow supporters

More Stadium Photos

Accessible lift and toilet

Accessible lift and toilet

Accessible lift and toilet should be clearly signposted

Sightlines from wheelchair user area

Sightlines from wheelchair user area

Sightlines from wheelchair user area



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Match: N/A

Published: 3/6/2013


I think Solitude, home of Ireland's oldest club Cliftonville FC,is like most grounds in the Irish League in that it was considerably under-funded historically and lacked any real facilities for a considerably long time. It's still not perfect but there are now modern stands behind both goals and a small wheelchair section near the corner of the pitch. The best aspect about the club is the helpful nature of the supporters and officials who will do whatever they can to help disabled supporters and are always willing to listen. Additionally, I think the club is moving forward and things are only set to improve for all those who watch their football at the north Belfast venue.

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