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Adelaide Oval

Venue
Adelaide Oval and Entertainment Stadium

Address
War Memorial Dr
North Adelaide SA 5006

Telephone
(08) 8211 1100

Website
http://www.adelaideoval.com.au/

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  • wheelchair accessible
  • blind or low vision accessible
  • assistive listening system

Location

  • This venue is on War Memorial Drive
  • This venue is on the northern side of the River Torrens, across from the Festival Centre

Transport

  • This venue is accessible on foot via a bridge from the train station
  • There is a designated taxi drop off zone infront of the venue. This area is at the Southern Gate on War Memorial Drive infront of several bollards.

Public Transport

  • Adelaide Train Station is a ten minute walk to the South Gate. This station is on the south side of the Torrens River.
  • There are several bus routes with stops on King William Road. These are directly infant of the Eastern Gate. North to South buses have stops across the road from the Oval.

Parking

  • There is parking on the east side of the Oval by Wilson Parking. This is not available on sporting days.
  • There is also a car park with an entrance off Pennington Terrace. This operates 24/7.
  • This parking is directly under the grandstand of the Oval. There is lift access to the main level, and it is all one level.
  • Accessible parking spaces are available across multiple locations in the Adelaide Oval precinct. Please refer to event information here for arrangements for specific events.

Venue

  • Ticket counters are located outside the entry gates to the Oval. There is one accessible ticket counter located near each entrance fitted with hearing loops and accessible height counter.
  • Hearing assistance is available in the seating areas via infrared neck loop receivers available at the accessible ticket counters. If you wear a hearing aid, hearing loops are available at the following function rooms and bars: William Magarey Room, Cathedral Room, Premiership Suite, One, Committee Room, SMA Boardroom, Gil Langley Room, Leigh Whicker Room, Ian McLachlan Dining Room and the Phil Ridings Bar.
  • All main entries to the stadium (South, East, North and West) are accessible for wheelchair users, semi-ambulant visitors and those accompanied by assistance dogs. Ramps and lifts are used extensively around and throughout the Oval to provide safe access for wheelchair or mobility impaired visitors. Ramps are located near all stairs and lifts are located near all escalators.
  • There are 275 places for wheelchair users with flexible seating for personal assistants, companions or guests. Each accessible space (800 X 1300mm) is ground marked. These seats are distributed in various groupings on all public and corporate levels throughout the Oval.
  • There are 119 Easy Access seats that provide extra space suitable for people with disability those who use mobility aids, people who require extra space and for those accompanied by assistance dogs.
  • Easy Access seats are available on the East Stand levels 1,3,5 South Stand, levels 1,3,5, the Northern Mound and in corporate areas.
  • Ensure that your powered wheelchair or scooter is fully charged as there are no charging points within the public seating areas.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome at Adelaide Oval.
  • Online venue Maps available here. If you require a printed copy, please call the Oval on (08) 8211 1100.

Facilities

  • Visually impaired participants are encouraged to use the Open Access Tours app by Connexu. It is available to download for free here. You can also download on site at the oval.
  • Access2arts has limited smart devices to use on the tour day also.
  • ATMs have overhead signs and accessible features.
  • There are 11 baby change tables in the public areas mounted at accessible heights. All doors into parenting rooms and toilets have good circulation space.

Toilets

  • Unisex accessible toilets are located near all male and female toilets. In total, there are 41 of these facilities. They are signed with raised tactile/Braille signs that also tell which way you can transfer onto the pan. RH means that you can transfer to the right and LH means to the left, so there will be a toilet to suit your requirements.
  • There are also 77 cubicles within male or female toilets that have extra space with the door opening outwards if you use a walking frame or another mobility aid. These toilets, marked with this symbol, also have short grab rails on both sides of the cubicle to assist in getting on and off the toilet.
  • Male urinals also have these short support rails at each end to support you and your mobility aid.

Lift

  • There are several accessible lifts for general public use around the Oval.