Leicester City Away Guide

King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL

Google Maps Link, and directions from Google Maps. Travel time by car: 2 hours  51 minutes, (We assume starting location as St Mary's, Britannia Road, Southampton).

Drop off points for visiting coaches are located at the front of the north stand. Parking is available in car park.

By Bus

  • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the stadium.
  • The nearest bus stops to the stadium are located on Aylestone Road. 

By Rail

The nearest Railway Station is Leicester (LEI), East Midlands Railway on London Road, LE2 0QB

Access guide

  • The Visitors Section is located in the corner of the stadium where the North and East Stands meet. The seating is situated in the North and East Stands.
  • There are 10 marked parking bays allocated for visiting supporters with disabilities in Car Park C on Raw Dykes Road. Car Park C is located opposite the North Stand.
  • The accessible turnstile is used as an accessible entrance for the Visitors Section.

Disabled supporters:

  • The telephone number for disabled visitors is 0344 815 5000 (option 4).
  • The email address for disabled visitors is [email protected].
  • The telephone number for hospitality enquiries is 0344 815 5000 (option 2).
  • The email address for hospitality enquiries is [email protected].
  • Stewards are available on matchdays for help and assistance

OUTER CONCOURSE

  • The outer concourse has a block paving surface. All stands are accessible via the outer concourse.
  • On match days there are independent food stalls and mobile counters selling match day programmes located around the concourse. There is a shirt printing and information point, which is located on the North West corner of the ground. There is a music stage with live entertainment located at the front of the North Stand.
  • All entrances into the stadium have step-free access but there are some very easy slopes along the outer concourse.
  • Opposite the West Stand there is the Leicester City FC Remembrance Garden.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.

ACCESS POINT

  • This information is for the access point located on the outer wall, at the visitors turnstiles 42-43.
  • The access point is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access to the access point.
  • The access point door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the access point opening is 94cm.
  • There is a/are fixed ticket reader(s) at the access point.
  • The height of the ticket reader(s) is/are 97cm.
  • There is a steward available for assistance.
  • The first automatic door is a shutter that opens upwards. There is a second automatic door immediately beyond the first that opens away from you. The opening width is 79cm. The second door will only open once the first shutter has closed and a valid ticket has been scanned.

TURNSTILES

  • This information is for the turnstile(s) located on the corner of the North and East Stands.
  • The turnstile(s) used to access the stand is/are 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, and 49.
  • The turnstile(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The turnstiles are all similar.
  • There is step-free access to the turnstile(s) surveyed.
  • The turnstile(s) opening width is 45cm.
  • There is a/are fixed ticket reader(s) at the turnstile(s) surveyed.
  • The height of the ticket reader(s) is/are 135cm.
  • There is a steward available for assistance.
  • The turnstile(s) can be overcome by using the accessible turnstile.

STAND FACILITIES

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within this stand.
  • Designated spaces for wheelchair users are located at pitchside and in the lower tier.
  • Clear directional signage is provided for the designated spaces.
  • There is no designated seating for ambulant disabled people within the stand.
  • There is step-free access throughout the concourse area(s).
  • The flooring in the concourse area(s) is blistered vinyl.
  • Clear directional signage is provided in the concourse area(s).
  • Background music/noise is not played in the concourse area(s).
  • The concourse area(s) is/are congested on match days during busy periods (before kick off, just before and during half time and at the end of matches).
  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the concourse area(s) is good.
  • Lighting levels in the concourse area(s) are good.
  • There are food and drink counters situated along the concourse area(s).
  • Headsets for audio commentary can be used in this stand.
  • Headsets are collected from the Matchday Staff Entrance, located on the outer wall of the South Stand, there is a deposit charge.

FOOD AND DRINK

  • The food and drink counter(s) is/are located along the Visitors Section concourse.
  • The food and drink counter(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access to the food and drink counter(s).
  • The height of the food and drink counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section at the food and drink counter(s) with a height of 76cm or below.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system at the food and drink counter(s).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups and cutlery are available, as are drinking straws.
  • There is a steward available to provide assistance with ordering food and drink, and can assist in taking food and drink to the designated seating area.

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