Hibernian F. C.


Stadium Information


Hibernian F. C.


Easter Road Stadium




Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters


Nicola Laing

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+44 (0) 131 656 7068

Email address

Website address

Disabled Supporters Group

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Access Information for Disabled Supporters

Getting there and Parking


The closest international airport is Edinburgh Airport. Travel in Edinburgh is predominantly by bus. It serves as the terminus for trains arriving from London King's Cross and is the departure point for many rail services within Scotland operated by First ScotRail. There is also a tram system in place.


There is limited accessible parking on St Clair Street, not very close to the stadium entrance and there is a slight gradient. The parking is stewarded.

Getting a Ticket


For information about buying a ticket please contact the club.

Spectator Viewing areas


Wheelchair userThere are 41 spaces for home-supporting wheelchair users located in the East and West stands. There are seats at pitch level and also seats that are elevated. At pitch level there are obstructed views. Personal Assistants can be seated adjacent.

There are an additional 11 spaces for home-supporting wheelchair users located in the South Stand. Seats are as they are for the home supporters.


Blind and partially sightedThere are seats available for blind and partially sighted home-supporters located in Row A of the Famous Five stand. Sightlines are good, spaces are sheltered and guide dogs are permitted in the stadium.


There are additional seats blind and partially sighted away-supporters located in Row A of the South Stand.



There are accessible refreshment kiosks, however they do not have lowered counters. There is also an ordering service available via the stewards.


There are 13 accessible toilets available for home-supporters. There is level access to all the toilets, with grab rails and sufficient space for a wheelchair user and Personal Assistant.


There are an additional 5 accessible toilets for away fans in the South section.



For information about services please contact the club.

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

More Stadium Photos

Wheelchair user area



Have you visited this stadium recently? If so, please share your match day experience by posting your comments in the section below.


Please tell us about your match day experience - what was good, not good or could be improved.


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Mike Rice

Match: N/A

Published: 3/6/2013


Hi Eamonn, CAFE's general opinion is that concession tickets should not be provided based purely on disability. This is different, for example, to a disabled supporter who needs a Personal Assistant. This is a reasonable adjustment and so the PA ticket should be free (in line with UK legislation).

The UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide - "Access for All" has a dedicated section on ticketing. Please see section G:1 at http://www.cafefootball.eu/console_images/UEFAandCAFEGoodPracticeGuide.pdf

We would be happy to discuss the matter further with you as we would need more information before we could help, feel free to call me on 01244 893 586 or Skype michael-cafefootball




16/05/2012 13:48:48

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Eamonn Halliday

Match: N/A

Published: 3/6/2013


I am a Hibernian Supporter. I would like to apply for a disability season ticket as I am disabled and I received middle rate care component and lower mobility rate on my Disability Living Allowance from the government.

I would like to know if I have to be a wheel chair user in order to to get a reduction in the price of a season ticket at Hibernians home groung at Eater road in Edinburgh.

I would appreciate if you could reply to me.

I love football it brings me much joy.

Yours truly

Eamonn Halliday


27/04/2012 22:51:15


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Jonathan Fisher

Match: Hibernian Vs Rangers

Published: 3/6/2013


Report on the opening of new East Stand at Easter Road Stadium - Jonathan Fisher Wheelchair User

I sat in the new East Stand for the first time on August 22nd 2010, for the match against Rangers.

The stand has three separate areas for wheelchairs, starting from around the halfway line, down towards the Famous Five Stand . I was in the area nearest to the halfway line. The wheelchair areas are elevated and are about four rows back from the front of the stand. Each wheelchair space has a seat next to it for one personal assistant.Since the wheelchair area has seats in front of it, I was worried that if the people in front were to stand up, the disabled fans wouldn't be able to see. However, when I got to my seat, I realised that the wheelchair area was high enough up so that even if people in front did stand up, the disabled fans' view would not be obstructed.

The only negative issue I encountered was the incline from the street up to the stand. Although I managed without too many problems, some wheelchair users may encounter some difficulty with this. Once in the stand, everything was on the level so there were no problems in getting to my seat.

There were limited catering facilities in place for the Rangers match I didn't use the toilet so , so I can't comment on how easy they were to use for a wheelchair user. I will give an update after my next visit.

Thanks to fellow Hibernian support Ian Colqhoun for providing pictures to illustrate Jonathan's above report.


02/12/2010 11:07:37

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