Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers

Stadium Information

Stadium

The New Lawn

Address

Another Way
Nailsworth
GL6 0FG

Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters

Name

Telephone no.

01453 834 860

E-mail address

Disabled Supporters Association

Name

There is no DSA at present.

Telephone

Email

Website address

 

 

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Getting There & Parking

 

Getting a Ticket

 

Spectator Viewing areas

 

Accessible amenities

 

Accessible services & information

 

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Colin

Match: FGR V SWINDON TOWN 22 sep 17

Published: 22/9/2017

 

Thank you Level Playing Field for raising the matter with the club and finding a solution of seated tickets.   Unfortunately, it was too late because all parking, including blue badge, has been reserved.   There is a park and ride facility but apparently it is coaches rather than low load accessible buses, so still can't go.   Thanks for trying.

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Level Playing Field (Ruth)

Match: Swindon Town Match

Published: 13/9/2017

 

Further to Colin's comments about the lack of seating for ambulant disabled fans at Forest Green Rovers, we are working with the club and the Safety Advisory Group to provide a solution. I am meeting with Forest Green Rovers on Thursday 14th September to discuss their proposal. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Level Playing Field

Match: Swindon Town

Published: 4/9/2017

 

Hi Colin,

 

Please get in touch with Level Playing Field at: info@levelplayingfield.org.uk.

 

Kind regards,

Level Playing Field

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Colin

Match: Swindon Town

Published: 29/8/2017

 

Forthcoming game on 22 September, from STFC official site: "Town fans will be situated in the uncovered West Terrace (standing only) and we have been given 808 tickets for this fixture, including 4 wheelchair and carer tickets.".

 

I appreciate it is a small ground and ticket demand will be high for away supporters, but in one sweeping statement, the elderley, frail and ambulant disabled have been excluded by not making any seats whatsoever available.   Shocking for what is supposed to be a modern stadium.  I was so looking forward to this game but cannot go, all for the heinous crime of being disabled.   Shame on you FGR for such blatant discrimination.  

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Sheila Quinn

Match: Forest Green Rovers v York City

Published: 22/8/2016

 

I phoned Forest Green for a wheelchair & carer ticket and paid for it over the phone,   spoke to Kate and she booked a wheelchair car parking space for us too.  She said she would keep my ticket in reception for collecting.  Thank you Kate.

 

We parked directly outside the home turnstiles and I went to reception for our tickets & also bought programmes in there.

The problems started trying to enter the ground,  I asked at the wheelchair entrance for home supporters,  the steward sent us to the away end,  entrance was up steps and no wheelchair door.  The  steward there sent us to reception and said they would admit us through there.  Saw Kate again and she said we couldn’t enter that way & she sent us back to where we started.

The steward there checked our tickets & opened the door for us.  We hadn’t a clue where to go & no steward to ask.

There were refreshment bars & toilets in there, and a table selling programmes, scarves etc,    No pies only vegetarian stuff so we didn’t bother, noticed most people were eating chips though.

We walked to the end,  still no steward to ask. So we walked through a door which led to the pitch and up toward our own supporters.  Ah, a steward there, so I asked him if we could sit in front of our fans. Hadn’t seen any wheelchair areas.    No was the reply, not enough room, go back to the half way line.   So back we walked in the pouring rain and found some wheelchair spaces near the halfway line. Not sure if we were in the right place as no one else was there we decided to stay unless we were moved on. This was pitch side so we got soaked and couldn’t see very well for the officials & staff obstructing our view.

Not a nice ground to go to, especially in bad weather

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