Design & Management Guidelines

Disability Sport NI has produced a series of Design & Management Guidelines to help ensure that new or refurbished sports facilities, ranging in scale from pavilion buildings to sports stadia, are designed and managed to optimum levels of good practice in terms of access for people with disabilities.

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Guide 1 Accessible Sports Facilities Design Guidelines

Guide 2 Accessible Sports Facilities Management Guidelines

Guide 3 Accessible Sports Stadia Design Guidelines

Guide 4 Accessible Sports Stadia Management Guidelines

Guidance Notes, Boxing Facilities

Guidance Notes, Sports Pavilions

The Design and Management Guidelines have been developed with the support of the Inclusive Sports Facility Advisory Group which was established and facilitated by Disability Sport NI.  Membership of the group is made up of representatives of the following key disability organisations: 

  • Disability Sport NI
  • IFA Inclusive Supporters Association NI
  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
  • Action on Hearing Loss
  • Blind Sports Network NI
  • Disability Action
  • Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (IMTAC)
  • Mencap 
  • Guide Dogs NI 
  • NI Deaf Sports
  • All In Access Consultancy