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Birmingham City

Sky Bet Championship

1875

The Blues

St Andrew's

30,016

Birmingham City Football Club plc, St. Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL 0121 772 0101

Name: Aamir Javaid

T: 01217720101

E: aamir.javaid@bcfc.com

Q: Are home ambulant disabled supporters able to sit anywhere in the stadium?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club have a limit on the number of home ambulant supports seats available?

A: No

Q: Does the club have facilities for home ambulant supporters, such as amenity seating with additional leg room, wider seats and arm rests?

A: Yes 

Q: Does the club have easy access seats (easily reachable areas of the stadium with no steps or limited number of steps) for home ambulant disabled supporters?

A: Yes 

Q: Are away ambulant disabled supporters situated in the away supporters area?

A: Yes

Q: Are away ambulant disabled supports able to sit anywhere in the away area at your stadium?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club have facilities for away ambulant disabled supporters, such as amenity seating with additional leg room, wider seats and arm rests?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club have a limit on number of away ambulant disabled supporter seats available?

A: No 

Q: Does the club have easy access seats (seats in easily reachable areas of the stadium with no steps or limited number of steps) for away ambulant disabled supporters?

A: Yes

Q: Does the ticket office have a hearing loop?

A: Yes

Q: What match commentary does the club provide for visually impaired supporters?

A: Match commentaries, provided by local hospital radio are available via headsets from reception

Q: If the club provides match commentary, how do supporters access this?

A:Supporters would need to contact our Kop reception in advance on the number 01217720101

Q: How many headsets/receivers does the club provide for supporters?

A: Home: 5 Away: 5

Q: What is the procedure for receiving and returning headsets?

A: Headsets can be booked in advance with our BCFC Reception beofre matchday. All headsets are to be returned to the Kop Reception on the same day.

Q: Does the club require a deposit for the headsets?

A: Yes 

Q: Are there fixed positions in the stadium where commentary is available for blind and/or partially sighted supporters?

A: No

Q: Does the club provide facilities for assistance dogs (dog relieving areas)?

A: Yes 

Q: Is this area wheelchair user accessible?

A: Yes

Q: How many wheelchair bays are available for your home supporters?

A: 67

Q: Is there a place for a personal assistant to sit with the wheelchair supporter?

A: Yes

Q: Can the club accommodate family groups?

A: Yes

Q: Where are your home wheelchair bays situated?

A: They are situated in all four stands in the ground

Q: Does the club have any spaced in hospitality and VIP areas for wheelchair users?

A: Yes 

Q: How many wheelchair bays are available for away supporters?

A: 21

Q: Is there a place for a personal assistant to sit with the wheelchair supporter?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club accommodate family groups?

A: Yes 

Q: Where are your wheelchair bays situated?

A: Gill Merrick Stand

Q: Does the club have spaces in hospitality and VIP areas for away wheelchair users?

A: Yes

Q: Are away supporters using wheelchairs situated with the away supporters?

A: Yes 

Q: Do all disabled supporters (wheelchair/ambulant/home/away) have a clear view of the pitch at all times, even if fans to the front or sides stand up?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club provide accessible parking for disabled supporters?

A: Yes

Total number of accessible parking spaces available for disabled supporters. 

Home: 16 Away: 5

Q: Is this clearly signposted?

A: Yes 

Q: Is this extended to away supporters?

A: Yes

Q: How do you arrange accessible parking?

A: Supporters contact Aamir Javaid on Aamir.javaid@bcfc.com

Q: How far from the entrance/exit is accessible parking?

A: Located a short distance from turnstiles

Q: Do you have a drop off point or shuttle bus service for supporters with accessibility needs or requirements?

A: Yes

Q: Does the stadium have accessible toilets/facilities?

A: Yes 

Q: Do away fans have access to accessible toilets/facilities?

A: Yes 

Q: How many accessible toilets/facilities are there?

A: 14

Q: How far are these facilities from the disabled supporters for both home and away?

A:Located a short distance from seating area in the stadium

Q: Does the stadium have a changing places toilet (for special needs with a hoist and bench)?

A: No 

Q: Is the club accessible to all supporters, including disability supporters and those with access requirements?

A: Yes 

Q: Does the club have low level serving counters in the club shop?

A: No - The member of staff from the Superstore will be available to assist any disabled supporters or those with access needs to ensure that they have a great experience.

Q: Do you have accessible catering facilities i.e. low level serving counters at kiosks?

A: Yes

Q: Does the club provide rest ares (with dedicated seats or benches) on your concourses for disabled and elderly supporters?

A: No 

Q: Are these available for away fans?

A: No

Q: Does the club provide any disabled supporters information i.e. booklet with a map of accessible facilities in accessible formats (large print, easy read)?

A: Yes