• Manchester United will spend heavily on Old Trafford upgrades for disabled fans
  • United were threatened with legal action in May for failing to meet requirements
  • They will now install 118 new wheelchair positions and 158 new amenity seats
  • Purpose-built lifts will also be put in place at the back of the Stretford End

Manchester United are pouring millions of pounds into upgrading Old Trafford’s disabled facilities.

United were threatened with legal action in May by the Equality and Human Rights Commission for a failure to meet requirements. Now they will create 118 new wheelchair positions and 158 new amenity seats across the stadium.

United managing director Richard Arnold said: ‘Since the construction of new accessible facilities in 2017, we have worked closely with the club’s Disabled Supporters’ Association to further improve the provision for disabled supporters at Old Trafford.

Manchester United are pouring millions into upgrading Old Trafford’s disabled facilities

They will create 118 new wheelchair positions and 158 new amenity seats across the stadium

They will create 118 new wheelchair positions and 158 new amenity seats across the stadium

What the Stretford End currently looks like

What the Stretford End currently looks like

How United want it to look before the 2020-21 season.

How United want it to look before the 2020-21 season.

 

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