The Rugby Groud Guide

Stadium and Tickets

 

 

Stadium Name  Liberty Stadium

Stadium Address              Landore

                                                Swansea

                                                SA1 2FA

               

               

The Stadium      In their first two seasons the Ospreys shared their home games between St. Helens (home of Swansea RFC) AND The Gnoll (home of Neath RFC) . Since their third season in 2005/06 they have played at the Liberty Stadium, which they share with the Premiership football club Swansea City.

Built at a cost of £30million it is located near to the former site of the Morfa Athletics Stadium on the west side of the River Tawe. The stadium was christened White Rock by the Swansea residents, but was renamed the Liberty Stadium under a 10-year corporate sponsorship deal.

Although fairly conservative in its design, the stadium is still impressive.                It is completely enclosed with all four corners filled with seating. Each of the four stands is two-tiered, and three are of the same height, The West Stand at one side of the pitch is slightly taller, having a row of 28 hospitality boxes situated above the upper tier. An unusual feature is the great use of transparent roofing towards the South End of the stadium. This allows more natural light into the arena. Both ends have an electric scoreboard situated on the front of their roofs, although for some reason the scoreboard at the North End is larger than the one at the South End.

               

Who Plays There

The Ospreys were founded in 2003 when Welsh rugby adopted a regional structure, as one of five teams (now four) created to represent the country in the Celtic League (now Pro 12).

The Ospreys cover an area in South Wales that includes some of the most famous names in Welsh rugby-Swansea, Neath, Aberavon, Maesteg and Bridgend, who all still compete in the Welsh national leagues.

The Ospreys ground share with football Premier League side Swansea City.        

The Ospreys won the Celtic League in 2004-05, 2006-07, 2009-10 and 2011-12

The Ospreys also tasted victory in the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2007-08

Success hasn’t been so forthcoming in Europe, where the Ospreys have yet to make it past the Quarter-Final stage, falling on that hurdle on three occasions.

 

 

 

 

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm

 

 

Address

Liberty Stadium Ticket Office
Landore
Swansea
SA1 2FA

 

 

Telephone

0844 815 6665  

   

                                www.ospreysrugby.com/ticketing

                                ticketoffice@liberty-stadium.com

 

   

 

 

 

     

           

             

    

Disabled Facilities

 

Swansea City

Assessment of Accessible Facilities

Stadium

Liberty Stadium

Address

 

Liberty Stadium
Landore
Swansea
SA1 2FA

Club / stadium contact for disabled supporters

Name

Ian James

Telephone no.

E-mail address

ianjames@swanseacityfc.co.uk

Website address

www.swanseacity.net

Accessibility Information

 

Getting There & Parking

 

Currently there are no details.

 

Getting a Ticket

 

For all Disabled ticketing enquiries please contact Dan at the ticket office on 0844 815 6665 or via email to d.evans@liberty-stadium.com

 Spectator Viewing areas

 There are currently 226 spaces for both home and away supporters due to ongoing works at the stadium the reduced number of spaces are still segregated for home and away supporters. Spaces are located around the stadium. Access is via lift to elevated positions offering excellent viewing sightlines throughout.

 

Supporters with learning difficulties can normally be accommodated in any part of the stadium in normal seating. However, if for whatever reason any such supporter feels that ordinary seating would be unsuitable for them, they will be entitled to sit in the disabled concessionary areas and receive the appropriate concession. Tickets should be arranged in advance through the clubs ticket office.

Accessible amenities

 Accessible toilets are situated around the stadium. Catering facilities are on concourse at ground level.

Accessible services & information

 The ticket office has an induction loop for customers with hearing impairments.The club welcomes hearing impaired supporters and hearing assistance dogs. Ticket staff will usually offer tickets on the end of a row in order for the dog to sit in the aisle when available.

 Match commentary is provided via the local hospital radio service, Radio City. The club have headsets available on request to receive this commentary.

 Assistance Dogs are allowed into the stadium but the club insist that supporters with assistant dogs contact the club before the match so that they can discuss with them access to the ground, facilities inside the ground and the welfare of the assistance dog before, during and after the match.

 

           

             

               

Updated October 2015

 

Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2015

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