Disability Policy

Hill of Beath Hawthorn F.C.


The Appointed Disability Access Officer for the club shall be Scott Forrest (Secretary)

The Disability Access Officer is the person responsible in the first instance as a point of contact for disabled spectators and/or their carer or minder.

The Disability Access Officer may be contacted prior to, during or after matches in relation to information or support requests and the Club will endeavour to facilitate any reasonable requests.

The contact details are as follows:

Scott Forrest (M) 07826 840020 sforrest3@aol.com haws1975@aol.com

In the absence of the nominated Disability Access Officer, for whatever reason, the Club may from time-to-time as required delegate the role to a nominated deputy.


The Club is committed to ensuring that its disabled supporters and spectators have as full access as is reasonably possible and to make to all, services and facilities provided to the public by the club availably as is reasonably possible.

The club policy for disabled supporters is that we do not discriminate between disabled people with differing impairments or the able bodied.

The club guarantees to its disabled supporters and customers that any complaints of discrimination will be dealt with.

The club will deal with any incident of discrimination under the provisions of the Equality Act as a serious matter and will be dealt with under the club disciplinary procedures.

The club has the following provision for disabled spectators;

• A designated accessible WC

• Accessible parking

- Note, there are a limited number of public parking spaces adjacent to the park in the surrounding streets. The club does not have a specific car park for spectators. There is a designated disabled parking space adjacent to the park.

• Access to catering service (or ordering through a Club Official)

• A covered area for at least 2 wheelchairs and personal assistants which is identifiable by appropriate signage.

Directions to our park can be found on our website. Access to Keir’s Park can be found at the Pavilion side, through the Players & Officials gate.


Approved by the Committee

Hill of Beath Hawthorn F.C.

04th September 2018