Rugby Football Leagues aim is to become the ‘most welcoming league’ in the world to fans of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and circumstances.
At the heart of this aim is our commitment to make our game accessible to all and we have dedicated significant resource to ensure fans, staff and players are appropriately catered for across all aspects of the League’s activities.
Kingston Park Disabled Spectator Experience Newcastle Thunder aim to enhance the experience of all spectators visiting Kingston Park.
On match days, The Thunder are committed to provide an inclusive and high quality experience for those spectators with any form of disability.
Kingston Park offers designated disabled parking, seating and toilet provision.
Tickets We are able to offer a complimentary personal assistant/companion ticket, but we would ask to see some documentation showing that individual is in receipt of medium/enhanced rate disability living allowance, or enhanced rate of PIP payments.
You can send a copy/photograph of this documentation to email@example.com and then your purchase of tickets can be processed. A single personal assistant/companion seat is located alongside each wheelchair bay.
Please contact the ticket office in advance of the match on 0871 266 60 60 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your specific access requirements or our disabled liaison officer email@example.com
Access Wheelchair users should access Kingston Park Stadium through Gate 1-4 (South Stand) as stated on the respective ticket.
If a spectator has a specific mobility issue and requires support or guidance, please contact the ticket office in advance of the match on 0871 266 60 60 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your specific access requirements.
Parking Kingston Park has 22 designated disabled parking spaces in the East, West and South car park’s which can be reserved seasonally or in advance of a match by calling the Ticket Office on 0871 226 60 60. Blue Badge holders will be expected to show their badge on arrival and will not be permitted to park without it. Disabled spectators without a disabled parking space can be dropped off at the West Stand (south end) where they can then access the stadium.
Seating Facilities We provide 82 pitch level covered seating in the South and West Stand with good viewing for wheelchair users and companions.
Corporate, high level seating for wheelchair users and companions is available in the West Stand on a seasonal or match by match basis (lift access from West Stand Reception).
Ambulant Disabled There are no specific areas of the stadium that facilitate specific access for the ambulant disabled, however, there are several seats that can be accessed more easily by those spectators using crutches, sticks or walking frames.
Please contact the ticket office in advance of the match on 0871 266 60 60 or via email email@example.com to discuss your specific access requirements.
Toilet Facilities Accessible disabled toilets are available at the following locations:
West Stand – 5 disabled unisex WC’s
South Stand – 2 disabled unisex WC’s
East Stand – 1 disabled unisex WC’s
Disabled Enquiries and Information
For more information about our disabled facilities or to book match day tickets and car parking, please contact the ticket office in advance of the match on 0871 266 60 60 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org