- England and Wales
Created 3 years ago, updated 19 days ago
|The Equality and Human Rights Commission wrote to all 20 Premier League football clubs to gain insight into the accessibility of their ground and services to disabled supporters. It assesses what steps have been taken to meet legal obligations to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people, asking questions around accessibility of the ground including seating, toilets and changing facilities, ticketing and stewarding, transport to and from the stadium and car parking, improvement plans for the next two years.
Analysis revealed that:
- Only 7 clubs provide even the minimum number of wheelchair spaces
- Only 7 clubs have larger, fully equipped toilets, known as changing places toilets, installed
- 7 clubs are breaking the Premier League's own rules by not publishing access statements to give disabled fans essential information about their ground.