Dundee United F.C.

Dundee United F.C. Disabled Supporters Club

The group was originally formed in 2010 with the support of CAFE. Later it stopped operated once Ken Lowrie, who originally took the lead, returned to Northern Ireland. The club continued to be represented at the SDSA meetings however in October 2015 it was decided to revive the group.

The club now needs support to move forward. Any Dundee United disabled fan and/or their personal assistant who is interested in supporting this group should contact Alan Mills T: 07561227576 Email: dufcdsc@yahoo.com . 

 

Accessible Tickets For Away Fans

Away facility: FAIR PLAY STAND (LOWER + UPPER) PLUS WEST STAND

Category: PRICES FOR ALL CAT B SPFL FIXTURES (Ambulant category may also include fans who are Partially Sighted/Blind, Hard of Hearing or have Learning Difficulties) + (Cup ties may be priced differently)

Ticket type Price
Wheelchair User (Adult) & PA £10
Wheelchair User (Concession) & PA £10
Ambulant Disabled (Adult) & PA £10 FP lower £12 FP upper
Ambulant Disabled (Concession) & PA £10 FP lower £12 FP upper
Wheelchair User (Adult) without PA £10
Wheelchair User (Concession) without PA £10
Ambulant Disabled (Adult) without PA £10 FP lower £12 FP upper
Ambulant Disabled (Concession) without PA £10 FP lower £12 FP upper

Away facility: FAIR PLAY STAND (LOWER + UPPER) PLUS WEST STAND

Category: PRICES FOR ALL CAT A SPFL FIXTURES v Aberdeen, Celtic & Dundee (Ambulant category may also incFL lude fans who are Partially Sighted/Blind, Hard of Hearing or have Learning Difficulties) + (Cup ties may be priced differently)

Ticket type Price
Wheelchair User (Adult) & PA £12
Wheelchair User (Concession) & PA £12
Ambulant Disabled (Adult) & PA £12 FP lower £13 FP upper
Ambulant Disabled (Concession) & PA £12 FP lower £13 FP upper
Wheelchair User (Adult) without PA £12
Wheelchair User (Concession) without PA £12
Ambulant Disabled (Adult) without PA £12 FP lower £13 FP upper
Ambulant Disabled (Concession) without PA £12 FP lower £13 FP upper

How To Apply For Tickets & Accessible Car Parking Information

Disabled supporters visiting Tannadice should contact their own club’s ticket office to arrange for entrance at the disabled gate.

If an accessible parking space is required go to North Isla Street however spaces are available on a first come first served basis.

As per the new UEFA regulation Article 35bis on page 19 

1) The licence applicant must have appointed a disability access officer to support the provision of inclusive, accessible facilities and services.

2) The disability access officer will regularly meet and collaborate with the relevant club personnel on all related matters.

Moira Hughes has been appointed the Dundee United Disability Access Officer and should be contacted on all accessibility matters.

Telephone : 01382 833166 Email:Moira.Hughes@dundeeunitedfc.co.uk

Accessible Facilities Assessment

Category Assessment Score
Accessible Car Parking For Home Fans First come, first served basis on south side of Sandeman Street between the east end of the George Fox Stand and Arklay Street. Spaces also available in North Isla Street 2
Easy Ticket Collection For Home Fans Not Yet Scored 3
Easy Access For Home Fans Eddie Thomson Stand wheelchair users have steep ramp to go up 1
Sightlines For Home Fans George Fox Stand Wheelchair users blocked if people sitting in front stand up. Eddie Thomson stand Wheelchair users pitch side with stewards blocking view 1
Comfort In Home Stands Eddie Thomson Stand Wheelchair fans get wet when it’s raining 1
Accessible Catering For Home Fans There are no drop counters however a delivery service operates in the George Fox and West (The Shed) stands 1
Accessible Toilets For Home Fans Wheelchair access to toilet in West Stand difficult 2
Audio Commentary For Home Fans 3
Accessible Car Parking For Away Fans However first come first served 2
Easy Ticket Collection For Away Fans 3
Easy Access For Away Fans The uphill ramp used for disabled entry to Tannadice is very difficult for wheelchair users. 0
Sightlines For Away Fans Wheelchair user poor as have to use bus shelter at corned flag which is pitch side (excludes v Dundee FC). West Stand used for Dundee fixtures view blocked by people standing.Visiting wheelchair users now have option to use West Stand for cat. B games along with home wheelchair fa 1
Comfort In Away Stand Wheelchair are under cover however infrastructure poor Visiting wheelchair users now have option to use West Stand for cat. B games along with home wheelchair fans 2
Accessible Catering For Away Fans No access 0
Accessible Toilets For Away Fans Outside the stadium which is a major issue 0
Audio Commentary For Away Fans 0
Points Total22

Comments

The Centre for Access to Football in Europe provide more detailed information on accessible facilities at Tannadice.Click on http://www.cafefootball.eu/en/clubs/dundee-united-fc for a summary and where you see Useful Publications and Policies click on here to view the detailed CAFE stadia report.However please note the S.D.S.A. is not responsible for the accuracy of the data.

Email CAFE direct to advise them of any changes with regard to the following sections:-Stadium Information ,Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters, Disabled Supporters Group  & Access Information for Disabled Supporters (Getting there and Parking, Getting a Ticket, Spectator Viewing areas, Amenities & Services)

Contact the S.D.S.A. if you wish for any reason to change the detailed CAFE stadia report .