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The Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 and the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 require certain sports grounds to apply to the local authority for a ‘safety certificate’. Generally this means sports grounds with a capacity for more than 10,000 spectators (designated stadium), or stands in sports grounds providing covered accommodation for more than 500 spectators (regulated stand).

For information on whether a sports ground requires a safety certificate, or for an application for a safety certificate, please contact the Licensing Unit using the details below.

Contact Information


Licensing Board Administration
London Road
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 07557 168826