Stadium name: Academy Stadium

Club: Manchester City Women

Address: Academy Stadium, Etihad Campus, North Gate, 400 Ashton New Road, Manchester M11 4TQ

Club website: https://www.mancity.com/news/womens


Disability Access Officer (DAO) details

DAO name: Access Team 

Phone number: +44(0)161 444 1894

Email: [email protected]


Disabled Supporters Association (DSA) details

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Getting to the stadium

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Bus: Local buses run to the ASDA superstore opposite the North stand gate. 

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Metro/Tram: Accessible trams run to the Velopark stop outside the stadium.

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Accessible parking and drop-off/pick-up points

Accessible parking is available in the North and West car parks. Contact the Access Team if you need accessible parking.


Ticketing

Requests for personal assistants will be given due consideration and where provided, supporters will be required to complete a Personal Assistant Registration Form.


Entering the stadium

Accessible turnstiles are available at all 4 entrances.

Stadium map

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Spectator viewing areas

Wheelchair User spaces: 66 wheelchair user spaces with adjacent companion seating (8 pitchside across the North and South stands, 48 pitchside in the East and West stands, 10 upper level spaces in the East stand)

Easy Access seating spaces: Contact the Access Team for specific seating requirements. Contact on +44 (0)161 444 1894 (option 1) or email, [email protected]

Other areas: Supporters wishing to attend with an assistance dog must contact the club on +44 (0)161 444 1894 (option 1, option 1, option 1) or email [email protected] so they can ensure the appropriate match tickets (subject to availability) are allocated and adequate arrangements have been made.

Accessible concessions

Lowered counter at each concession .


Accessible toilets

6 wheelchair accessible toilets - 2 in the East stand, 2 in the West stand and 2 in hospitality. Supporters using the upper level wheelchair user spaces in the East stand can use the accessible toilets in hospitality. Toilets are fitted with RADAR keys which can be accessed via stewards.

Each block of concourse toilets has one cubicle suitable for people with limited mobility. 

There are no alarms fitted at floor level.


Accessible services

Audio-descriptive commentary headsets are available. Please contact the Access Team in advance. 


Useful publications and policies

For further information, please refer to ‘Access for All’ – the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience. The guide is available to download in multiple languages here.


Stadium photos

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Last Updated: January 2020

The above information comes from the club and has not been verified by CAFE. 


Fans comments

If you have visited this stadium before, CAFE invites you to HAVE YOUR SAY and share your matchday experience. Comments, photos and videos can be uploaded below, and you can upload anonymously if you would prefer.

Your comments are important and will assist other disabled fans planning to visit this stadium. There has also been a number of instances where disabled fans comments have directly led to a stadium or club improving its existing facilities and services.

If you wish to send more detailed feedback, you can download the CAFE matchday evaluation form here.

For further information, please contact CAFE at [email protected].