Disabled Access

Disabled access at Bath & West

We provide excellent services to ensure all areas of the showground are accessible. All avenues have hard surfaces and all buildings, toilets and shower facilities can be accessed with ease, making your day out with us an enjoyable experience.

We have recently installed a new ‘Changing Places’ facilities, which is located in the First Aid Building, near the Main Gate. Changing Places is a national campaign which aims to see new public toilet facilities introduced across the country for people with acute physical and learning disabilities.

Lift access is provided to the top floor of the Showering Pavilion and also to the Bath and West Restaurant.

Mobility Scooters will be available to hire at the show. Please contact Advanced Mobility Solutions to book your mobility scooter before you attend the show to avoid disappointment on the day.

Tel: 01274 297777
Email: hire@advanced-mobility.co.uk
Website: www.advanced-mobility.co.uk/event-hire/

Disabled access at Kent

The Kent Showground has six entrances with disabled parking at the main two entrances.

The concrete road infrastructure throughout the Showground means that visitors are able to access all areas of the Showground as well as ramp access to all exhibition halls. The meeting rooms in the Clive Emson Conference centre can be accessed via a lift to the first floor.

Disabled access at Yorkshire event centre

We are proud to be able to offer an accessible venue for all visitors to enjoy.
The Yorkshire Event Centre has been designed to be a level access venue, great for wheelchairs and pushchairs. We offer entrance ramps and double doors to both halls and automatic doors in the main entrance. All entrance steps and ramps have handrails.

Paralympic World Champion Hannah Cockroft MBE DL and European Champion Nathan Maguire opened our Changing Places facility for disabled children and adults at the Yorkshire Event Centre.

The facility in Hall 2 makes the Showground more accessible during events being held at the Yorkshire Event Centre It has more space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench and a hoist, for visitors who can’t use standard accessible toilets. This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, as well as older people. Both of our cafes are located on the ground floor.

Venue Facilities
We have 6 disabled toilets and additional accessible toilets. We have installed a spacious Changing Places facility. Fitted with a range of equipment to assist visitors. We use pictorial symbol signage across the venue to direct visitors.

Assistance and guide dogs
We welcome assistance dogs on-site and can ensure drinking water is made available. If required, we also have space for assistance dogs to be exercised.

Wheelchair and scooter hire
We work with a locally based company to provide visitors with wheelchair and scooter hire. Please contact Able to Enable to discuss your requirements on 01423 880 882.

Parking at the Yorkshire Event Centre
All our parking is free. Priority parking spaces are available for blue badge holders at every event. Parking stewards will be on hand to help park and direct you to the most convenient spaces. At large events or for visitors that are not blue badge holders, golf buggies can take you to or from your car.
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