Information for disabled visitors to Wales Airshow, including Changing Places sites, disabled toilets, designated viewing areas, mobility hire and travel details.
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By car (Postcode is SA1 4PQ)
Swansea is easily accessed from the M4 junction 47 if you’re travelling from the Carmarthen direction, or M4 junction 42 from the Cardiff / London direction – just follow the Wales Airshow signs.
Airshow Park and Ride
Due to record breaking attendances in 2017, a new increased capacity Park & Ride site will operate during the weekend catering exclusively for Wales Airshow visitors. The service will run from the Swansea Bay Studios Car Park on Fabian Way on the entrance to Swansea, dropping off and picking up at The Civic Centre.
The travel time from the park and ride site to the event is approximately 20 minutes, please allow plenty of time to park your car, catch the bus to make sure you don’t miss any of the action.
BAY STUDIOS PARK & RIDE
Cost per vehicle – £6 (plus booking fee)
Postcode – SA1 8QB
Car park surface – Tarmac
Open from – 8.30am
Car Park Surfaces
Tarmac surface plus all buses are low floor and wheelchair accessible.
Visit Traveline Cymru’s website or call 0871 200 2233 for help on planning bus, coach and rail journeys.
Buses will be running as normal – check timetables at Traveline Cymru’s website. There may be delays due to heavy traffic.
Have a look at the car parks page on the council’s website which lists the spaces available for disabled visitors.
Car Park Surfaces
- Recreational Ground – Gravel surface
- Lacrosse Field – Grass
- Civic Centre – Tarmac
- Swansea University – Tarmac
- Sketty Lane Car Park – Grass/Tarmac
- Francis Street – Tarmac
- The Guildhall – Tarmac
- Civic Centre East – Tarmac
- Paxton Street – Tarmac/gravel
- LC – Tarmac
- St Davids – Tarmac/Covered
Please see the table below for additional wheelchair accessible portable toilets
There are two designated viewing areas
- By the Cenotaph, just off the promenade on grass – flat location
- Civic Centre – grass – flat location
RADAR facilities and Changing Places sites
The RADAR key scheme is a nationally recognised scheme that provides access to quality public services using a key. RADAR Keys are obtainable for £3 from the Civic Centre on Oystermouth Road – 01792 636000.
Changing Places provide accessible toilet facilities for people with profound and multiple learning difficulties and other disabled people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. The facility provides extra space for disabled people and their personal assistants or carers, and a height adjustable changing bench and hoist.
|360 Watersports Centre, Swansea Prom, Oystermouth Road||y|
|Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road||y|
|Quadrant Bus Station Public Toilets||y||y|
|Welcome Lane Public Toilets (behind Castle street, near Argos)||y|
|Maritime Quarter Public Toilets||y|
|Healthmatic Automatic PC, Maritime Quarter||y|
|National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Road (not council run)||y|
|LC Leisure Centre, Oystermouth Road (not council run)||y|
|Swansea Railway Station, High Street (not council run)||y|
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