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Our aim is to make UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 fully accessible to everyone, creating an inclusive environment for all football fans.

🚆 Accessible travel to the stadium

By taxi

The best way to get to the stadium is to take a taxi from Sheffield railway station. You can also book in advance a private taxi that can accommodate a wheelchair. The drop-off and pick-up point will be on Shoreham Street.

By walking

You can also walk to the stadium as it is close to the main train and bus stations for those arriving from outside Sheffield, and the journey time at a steady pace is about ten minutes. The walking route to the stadium entrances is accessible with dropped kerbs and tactile paving along the way.

By train

If you’re coming in by train and need support, you can ask for on station assistance at the time of booking so that station staff are aware when the train stops in Sheffield. Sheffield railway station also has lifts that provide access to all platforms.

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🏟️ Stadium accessibility

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Even if you have been to Bramall Lane before, please keep in mind that things may work slightly differently this summer than on usual matchdays at the venue.

Accessibility tickets

Two types of accessibility match tickets are available for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 at each stadium: wheelchair tickets and easy access tickets (subject to availability). A complimentary ticket for a companion/personal assistant can also be requested when purchasing accessibility tickets.

Please visit the Women’s EURO ticketing pages for more information.

Accessible car parking

Accessibility ticket holders have been emailed with a link, inviting them to book blue badge parking on a first-come, first-served basis.

A valid blue badge will be required to book your space. On matchday, you will need to show the valid blue badge used on booking and your match ticket. Failure to comply will result in entry not being permitted.

💡 Accessibility services

Audio-descriptive commentary

Option 1

Collect a device to connect via FM radio signal. Simply request an audio-descriptive commentary set from the Ticketing Centre on Cherry Street and the John Street Executive Reception (John Street).

Option 2 

For the first time at a UEFA event, you will be able to tune into audio-descriptive commentary using your mobile phone.

1. Download the “Raydio – Audio Inclusion” app here.

2. On matchday, bring your mobile phone and headphones. Connect to the stadium media Wi-Fi. For login details please speak to a volunteer at the stadium.

Option 3

You can connect using your phone’s mobile data. Simply follow the link to the website from your phone and start listening! You may experience some minor delays with this option.

Sensory viewing

The stadium also has a sensory viewing room on the corner of the John Street and Bramall Lane Stand. It is wheelchair accessible and fitted with low-level lighting, sensory equipment and a sensory den with both indoor and outdoor seating options.

Guidance at the stadium

Look out for the Volkswagen Way Finders that will be around Bramall Lane on matchdays, so if you need any assistance with finding your entrance or have any questions, they will point you in the right direction!

Medical exemptions

If you need to bring something for medical reasons that’s not permitted according to the stadium rules, you will be able to apply for an exemption. Please call +44 0114 253 7200, complete the 'contact us' form on the webpage or contact info@sufc.co.uk

🥳 Fan Party

Join in on the celebrations each matchday at the Fan Party happening in Devonshire Green. Accessible toilets and viewing areas will be available and will be stewarded. The main entrance and exit to the site will also be accessible with stewards and volunteers on hand to assist if needed.

The Fan Party is in the city centre, so it is accessible on foot or by tram. The nearest tram stop is West Street on the yellow and blue route. Pay and display parking is available close by on a first come, first served basis.

✈️ Accessible travel to Sheffield

Sheffield offers accessible public transport options across the city and disabled friendly services will be in operation on UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 matchdays.

Here are some useful links for details on accessibility around key transport hubs and networks:

Top tip

If you are a disabled passenger, please inform your airline or travel agent and let them know about the kind of assistance you need. You can do this either when booking your flight or closer to your travels, but make sure it's at least 48 hours before you start your journey.

 🚌 Getting around Sheffield

You’ll notice as you travel around the city there are many dropped kerbs (pavements which are lowered to meet the road) to enable easier crossings for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and families with baby buggies.

There is also an abundance of tactile paving to help people with limited sight; tactile pavement is installed at locations such as crossing points, tram and bus stops.

Public transport which is accessible for those using wheelchairs operates across Sheffield.

Trams and buses

Buses have drop-down ramps operated by the driver which facilitate getting on and off the bus. Tram services are accessible directly from the platforms. Please be aware that in the interests of everyone’s safety, the number of wheelchair passengers to be carried on each bus or tram is limited. The driver or conductor will advise you of boarding procedures if you’re not sure.

Trains

Passenger assistance is available from train operators and Host City Volunteers will be on hand outside Sheffield railway station to help direct you to the city centre. Please be aware that Sheffield is built on seven hills so not everything is on one level.

Top tip

National Rail offers discounted tickets for disabled passengers. More information can be found at their website.

For more information on accessibility in the city, visit Sheffield City Council.

🙋 Frequently asked questions

Does the stadium have lifts?

Yes, the stadium has lifts that can accommodate one-two wheelchair users and their companions.

Are all entrances fully accessible?

Accessible entrances can be found on John Street (Gate A) and through the main entrance off Cherry Street (next to Gate H).

Where are the accessible toilets located in the stadium? Are they far from the seating areas?

There are several accessible toilets (unisex) located around the stadium, not far from seating areas, at these locations:

• Pitchside on the corner of the John Street and Bramall Lane Stand
• John Street Stand concourse
• Corner of South Stand and Bramall Lane stand

Can I bring my guide dog into the stadium with me?

Yes, assistance dogs are allowed into the stadium.