The Docklands Stadium
The Colonial Stadium (8625 7700, www.colonialstadium.com.au), a "state of the
art" venue, seating 55,000 patrons in stands can move changing the shape of the
playing surface, puts patrons "on top" of the action. Most staggering is the stadium
is enclosed by a moveable roof!
Patrons are encouraged to use public transport and existing city car parks the stroll
to the ground. Pedestrian access from Spencer St is via a walkway from Spencer St
Station above the railway tracks and directly into the ground. Access to the
walkway is by ramp at the Bourke St end or lifts from Spencer St platforms.
Stadium lighting is bright, signage for lifts, toilets (four accessible unisex toilets
with baby change facility on each level) etc white on blue and 600 wheelchairs and
carer seating positions provided (approximately 1wheelchair:two accompanying).