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Huish Park Disabled Facilities
Facilities For Disabled People At Huish Park

Travelling By Train:
The stadium is 3.4 miles out of Yeovil Town Centre and 5.1 miles from the train station. In addition, public transport to the ground is fairly minimal and would involve at least one change at the bus station to get from either station to the ground. Therefore, if you are arriving by train we suggest that you book a taxi from the station and back to the station after the game, before your day of travel. This is because there is no guarantee that there will be a taxi at the station on your arrival plus no taxis are available outside the stadium after the game, unless pre-booked. Like most football grounds, getting away after the game can be a nightmare; therefore, we suggest that you book your return train travel time out of Yeovil, at least 1 hour and 30 minutes after the end of the game.

Parking At Huish Park:
There is good parking onsite and easy access. Accessible parking bays are reserved for members of YTFC Disabled Supporters Association, who are allocated accessible bays behind the Tamburino Main Stand (Gate A) and against the back of the Screwfix East Stand (Gate B), after they have purchased a season parking permit. There are also a number of accessible bays at the top of the slope behind the Screwfix East Stand, some of which are reserved for away disabled supporters (via Gate B) whilst some are available on a first come first served basis.

The drivers of ALL non-season parking permit holder cars will be charged 3.00 per match by the club, as they enter the stadium grounds. For help, look out for the DSA stewards in a red, white and grey hooped tabard. Any other Blue Badge holders, both home and away, are advised to contact Sharon Swain on 07790 375250, prior to the day of the match, for accessible parking bay availability. Access to the stadium is generally flat from the reserved accessible parking spaces behind the Tamburino Stand but on a slope from the reserved and unreserved accessible parking spaces behind the Screwfix Stand.

Wheelchair Places: Wheelchair users are accommodated in 4 sets of bays set into the front of the Screwfix Stand at pitch level, all bays having room for around 5 wheelchairs. There is no provision for companions or assistants to sit alongside the wheelchair user but there is a companion's row directly behind the bays. One companion with any disabled person using a wheelchair receives their admission to the ground free of charge.

Visiting Disabled supporters are accommodated in a set of bays at the away end side of the Screwfix Stand (nearest to the open away terrace on your right hand side as you enter the stand) and have five wheelchair places. You'll usually find away supporters are sat behind you, and to your right. For help in finding the correct block ask a Steward.

Wheelchair Hire:
The club has three adult and one child's wheelchair, plus 16 waterproof blankets, available for free hire whilst at the match. Supporters wishing to use the wheelchair and blanket service are advised to contact the nearest Steward on arrival at the match and then return the equipment to the nearest Steward, after the match.

Blind and Partially Sighted Fans:
There is a 'Soccer Sight' dedicated audio descriptive commentary service, with 10 headsets available for use by Home and Away supporters. Commentary commences approximately 5 to 10 minutes before kick-off. Supporters wishing to use this commentary service are advised to contact the nearest Steward inside the ground, on arrival at the match and then return the equipment to the nearest Steward, after the match.

Ambulant Disabled Supporters:
Supporters with ambulatory disabilities on discretion will qualify for a complimentary companion ticket, provided that they are in receipt of the middle or higher rate of the Disability Living Allowance (mobility or care component). Where requested, the club will attempt to provide access to seating nearest the entrances/exits. We advise you to contact the Ticket Office for further details on 01935-847888 who can advise on the most suitable seating.

Other Disabilities:
There are no specific arrangements in place for Deaf or hard of hearing supporters.
There are no specific arrangements in place for supporters with learning (or intellectual) disabilities.

Toilets, Catering and Hospitality:
One accessible toilet (alarmed) is available in each covered stand in close proximity, which is entered by RADAR key. There are no dedicated catering outlets but they are handily sited behind the stands. Access to both snack-bars in the Screwfix Stand is level and flat and there is an accessible toilet beside the snack-bar nearest to the home end terrace.

The club's bars and conference facilities are all situated on the first floor of the Tamburino Main Stand and are accessible via a purpose-built lift situated next to the Green and White Supporters Club shop, at the far end of the stand, nearest the home terrace. Note that these facilities are only available to fans who have booked tickets or corporate packages that include those bars or restaurants. Standard tickets don't allow fans to be admitted to these bars.

The club have a temporary Marquee bar on the far side of the 4G artificial pitch at Huish Park, opposite the corner of the Main Stand and the Thatchers Home Terrace. The Marquee is wheelchair accessible and away supporters are catered for before the match but not after the match. Some visiting club supporters are excluded upon advice from the police - this is usually for local derbies or for capacity crowds. For bulk standard Football League matches you should receive a good welcome.

Ticketing and Club Shop:
The club shop is situated underneath the Tamburino Main Stand and is only accessible via a small step. Beware of the camber of the ground outside the Tamburino Stand; it tends to vary a bit. You'll find the Ticket Office is also in this area of the ground, on the corner of the Main Stand and the Away Terrace. Advice is to purchase tickets in advance, although you can buy on the day. If you are collecting tickets on the day, there is a standalone booth set away from the main Ticket Office windows. If you need any help, then give them a call on 01935-847888 in normal office hours, or from 9.00a.m. on matchdays.

And Finally ...
If you need more specialist assistance then either contact the Yeovil Town DSA (see contact points below), call the club on 01935-423662, or ask a steward on matchdays for advice or help.

Other DSA Links

Link: Disabled Supporters Association Membership Application Form.

Link: Disabled Supporters Association Contact Points.

Link: Huish Park Stadium Access and Facilities Guide.

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