Information for disabled visitors to Wales National Air Show, including Changing Places sites, disabled toilets, designated viewing areas, mobility hire and travel details.
Large print information
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 National Airshow signs.
Air Show Park and Ride – £5.00 all day
Saturday: 8.30am – 8.00pm
Sunday: 8.30am – 7.oopm
Where possible we encourage air show visitors to use one of our 2 park and ride sites
Fabian Way – Junction 42 M4 – Fabian Way Park and Ride Site, Fabian Way, Swansea, SA1 8LD
Landore – Junction 45 M4 – Landore Park and Ride Site, Cross Valley Link Road, Landore, Swansea, SA1 2JT
To make your Park and Ride a more enjoyable one, buses will be colour coded to ensure you get the correct bus back to your car.
- Landore is GREEN
- Fabian Way is BLUE
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
- Francis Street – Tarmac
- The Guildhall – Tarmac
- Civic Centre East – Tarmac
- Paxton Street – Tarmac/gravel
- LC – Tarmac
- St Davids – Tarmac/Covered
Please see the map below for additional wheelchair accessible portable toilets
Airshow 2016 Map
There are two designated viewing areas – please refer to the following map: Airshow 2016 Map
- By the Cenotaph, just off the promenade on sand base grass – flat location
- County Hall – 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 (link to map on council site)||y||y|
|Welcome Lane Public Toilets (link to map on council site) (behind Castle street, near Argos)||y|
|Maritime Quarter Public Toilets (link to map on council site)||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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