Please see below a selection of guidance documents that you may find useful.
'Access for All' - UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience
Access for All provides a benchmark of good practice for both new and existing stadiums, offering practical, clear solutions that will help football clubs, national associations and stadium managers to deliver high-quality grounds with facilities and services that are accessible, inclusive and welcoming for all.
<click here> to download Access for All (English version) in PDF format
For all other language versions, please click here.
CAFE Information note 1- Viewing areas for spectators with special needs
CAFE welcomes and supports the publication in August 2009 of Technical Report CEN/TR 15913 “Spectator facilities–Layout criteria for spectators with special needs”. The report was approved by CEN, the European Committee for Standardisation on behalf of its 30 member nations (see Note 1).
<click here> to download 'Information Note 1' in PDF format
<click here> to download 'Information Note 1' in Word format
Technical Report CEN/TR 15913 "Spectator facilities – Layout criteria for spectators with special needs"
Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) welcomes and supports the publication in August 2009 of Technical Report CEN/TR 15913 “Spectator facilities – Layout criteria for spectators with special needs”. The report was approved by CEN, the European Committee for Standardisation on behalf of its 30 member nations (see Note 1).
<click here> to visit the CEN website
European Commission and Mandate 420 - 'Design for All'
Europe is promoting a “Design for All” approach to the built environment so that buildings and public spaces are readily usable by as many people as possible and accessible to all. Despite the diversity in the specific technical solutions, at a functional level disabled people have similar accessibility requirements across Europe. This work is being progressed through the European Commission and Mandate 420 with CEN as a key partner.
<click here> to download the Mandate 420 in PDF format
Accessible Stadia Guide
A good practice guide to the design of new and existing stadia for disabled spectators and other users.
<click here> to download the Accessible Stadia Guide in PDF format
<click here> to download supplementary guidance published in August 2015
UK Green Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (Summary 2008)
Summary of new guidance Green Guide Safety at Sports Grounds Summary 2008.
<click here> to download the UK Guide to Safety Sports Grounds in PDF format
The Olympic Delivery Authority - Inclusive Design Standards
This document provides ODA project teams with guidance on the principles of inclusive design they are expected to adopt and the procedures they are expected to follow in delivering them. The document also provides an overview of the current published inclusive design guidance and standards applicable to specific elements of projects and points to the standards the ODA expects its teams to try to meet.
<click here> to download the Olympic Delivery Authority - Inclusive Design Standards in PDF format
The Olympic Delivery Authority - Accessible Transport Guide
<click here> to download the Olympic Delivery Authority - Accessible Transport Guide in PDF format
The International Paralympic Committee Technical Manual on Accessibility
The Manual seeks to provide information and inspiration to the OCOG and the host city authorities, charged with the responsibility of staging the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It provides expert guidance and detailed technical information based on tried and tested best practice, to enable the delivery of truly inclusive Games for all stakeholders
<click here> to download the Technical Manual on Accessibility
The Ten Commandments of Freedom from Barriers
A document that provides advice to professionals such as architects, traffic planners and employers. It is the first time that all of the important requirements for a barrier free environment have been arranged in a short and comprehensible list.
<click here> to download in English
<click here> to download in German
Produced by Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Rehabilitation www.bar-frankfurt.de
Guide to Accessing PDF files
This user guide provides guidance on accessing Portable Document Format (PDF) documents for blind and visually impaired users of screen reading technology. The goal is to enable a better understanding of the issues that affect the accessibility of PDF documents by discussing specific examples, highlighting important principles, illustrating common problems, and presenting suggested solutions.
<click here> to download the Guide to Accessing PDF in PDF format