Away Fan Facilities
Visiting Away Supporters situated in the Vicarage Road Stand
Significant changes to these facilities have been made and for the 2017 / 2018 season the improvements ensure that Watford Football Club fulfill the Accessible Stadia Guideline requirements for Away fans.
Wheelchair spaces = 25 of which 10 are elevated and 15 slightly elevated however the 3 positions numbered 13 – 15 have restricted views.
Ambulant and Easy Access seating = 22 ambulant seats - 10 elevated and 12 slightly elevated, however seats 1 to 5 in the corner have restricted views.
The restricted view positions above are only sold as a last option and at discounted rates.
Access to the elevated positions is via the accessible entrance next to turnstiles 15-18.
Wheelchair positions are step-free, amenity/easy access spaces have 8 steps with hand rails.
An accessible toilet is available within 5 metres of the elevated supporters on the concourse, which is Radar Key operated and has support rails and alarm cords fitted. Above shows view from elevated position.
Access to the pitchside positions is via the accessible entrance next to turnstiles 23-24 and an accessible toilet is available in the Sir Elton John stand concourse, which is Radar Key operated and has support rails and alarm cords fitted.
Should you arrive before the turnstiles are open please note that the Hornets Shop has an accessible toilet facility.
Overall Stadium Map
GETTING TO VICARAGE ROAD
BY TRAIN AND TUBE
The nearest stations to the stadium are Watford High Street (0.6 miles, 12 mins walk) Watford Underground (1 mile, 20 mins walk) and Watford Junction (1.1 miles, 25 mins walk)
Watford Junction Station has the most accessible facilities. The station is on the West Coast Mainline and fast trains come from London Euston. Services are run by London Midland and Virgin Trains.
• Accessible taxis are available from the front of the station • Buses to the stadium are also available • Induction Loop is situated in the ticket office • Staff available for additional assistance, which can be pre-booked up to 24 hours in advance • Ramps for train access are available • Accessible toilets are also available – Staff are able to provide Radar Keys • Wheelchairs are available for use
Watford High Street Station has a single island platform which can be accessed by staircase only, there is no ramp or step free access. An induction loop is situated in the ticket office and staff are available to provide additional support. Services are run by London Overground.
Watford Underground station is on the Metropolitan line. This station also has a single island platform which can be accessed by staircase only, there is no ramp or step free access. Staff are available to provide additional support.
A number of buses (10, 320, 324 and W1) run between Watford Junction station and the stadium. Frequent services are run by Arriva and Red Rose Travel and take around 10 minutes. All buses are low floor accessible and supporters should alight at the Watford General Hospital, which is situated next door to the stadium.
PARKING AND DROP-OFF POINTS
We provide 25 wheelchair parking bays, which are located in Stadium Way and Occupation Road, both are accessed via Cardiff Road. There is step free access to the Rookery, Lower Graham Taylor and Sir Elton John stands. All traffic will be held back for a short while after the match to ensure clear access for pedestrians.
We also provide parking spaces for ambulant disabled supporters in the nearby Lower Hospital Car Park, which can be accessed via Thomas Sawyer Way. We provide a buggy service to bring supporters to the accessible entrance of their choice and supporters can also make the return journey to the car park by buggy.
To book a space, please call our ticket office hotline on 01923 223023 or
Spaces are provided for both home and away supporters and are subject to availability. See link below for maps showing access routes for each car park.
A drop off point is also available at the junction of Stadium Way and Occupation Road, which is also accessed via Cardiff Road.