Selhurst Park Accessibility Improvements for Fans with Disabilities
Built Environment, Europe, October 23 2017
Crystal Palace FC is committed to improving accessibility and facilities for fans with disabilities, and ensuring an exceptional matchday experience for all fans attending matches at Selhurst Park.
Major works were completed throughout the 2017 summer following consultation with the club’s Disabled Supporters Association, the Premier League and independent experts.
- Wheelchair capacity has increased from 57 to 128.
- Selhurst Park now has 289 accessible seats throughout the stadium.
- Upgraded toilet facilities for fans with disabilities: including 11 ambulant toilets across all four stands, 4 improved and 1 new wheelchair accessible toilets in Arthur Wait Stand, 2 improved wheelchair accessible toilets in Holmesdale Road Stand, 1 new wheelchair accessible toilet in Main Stand, and 1 improved wheelchair accessible toilet in Whitehorse Lane Stand
- A new, fully accessible changing room in the Holmesdale Road Stand has been built, as well as an additional combined accessible toilet/changing facility in the Main Stand
- A new, fully compliant and accessible Sensory Room for supporters with autism or sensory impairments has been built in the Whitehorse Lane Stand. There is an additional Sensory Room with pitch view upon request prior to a matchday.
- Improved ramped access to the Main Entrance and Fanzone
- Improved signage and lower serving counters throughout the stadium.