Welcome to ‘Estadio Accesible’ (Accessible Stadia)
Promoting UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY against the background of 21st century experience in stadium construction and the acquired knowledge in creating universal accessibility .
We are a consortium brought together for the promotion and development of universal accessibility in stadiums from a pan-disability, multidisciplinary perspective.
Relive with this first-person video the complete experience of watching a football match live by a disabled fan thanks to Jon Nield, a member of Estadio Accesible, and his son Alex, faithful followers of Manchester United.
Why are we here?
Estadio Accesible aim to promote and develop universal accessibility and inclusion for all groups in sports stadia and similar venues, large or small.
Promoting universal Accessibility against the background of 21st century experience in stadium construction and the acquired knowledge in creating universal accessibility
Estadio Accesible expert ‘Practitioners’ shown in the picture are Phil Downs MBE (Manchester United Disability Liaison Officer for over 25 years), and Kim Krämer, the current disability liaison coordinator at Bayern Munich (Estadio Accesible Board Members).
Who are we?
Estadio Accesible is conceived as a multidisciplinary Consortium that integrates sports architects, stadium accessibility managers with extensive experience in newly built and historic stadiums at the Bundesliga and the Premier League, as well as academics with world wide experience in this field.
«I would tell [football clubs] to interact with their disabled fans through social media, it is simple and it would allow them to know first-hand the needs of each spectator.»Manuel López Fernández. Sports journalist and editor of ‘El Partido de Manu‘.
What we offer?
Legislation and Consultancy Services
Design, planning and management
Implementing applied research studies
“Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don´t like that attitude. I can assure that it is much more serious than that”Bill Shankly, OBE Manager.