Access and Inclusion – Support Provision

Type of Provision

Inside Festival Site

Outside Festival Site.

Accessible Parking / Drop off Points

Accessible Parking – Strand Road Carpark

*Please note: spaces cannot be booked in advance.

Accessible Drop OffFoyleview Apartments Carpark (access via Lesley Retail Park, Strand Road – behind Smyth’s Toy Store)

Existing City Centre Car Parks including Foyleside Shopping Centre (East 24hr Carpark) and Quayside Shopping Centre Carpark open until Midnight each Night – accessible parking is available.

Free car parking will be available at Ulster University Campus (Magee) from 5.00pm Friday until Sunday – accessible parking is available.

Accessible Viewing Point For Fireworks ( Saturday 29th )

Accessible Viewing on Saturday 29th June –  Strand Road Car Park. 

* No booking available, allocation on a first come basis.

Quiet Space / Sensory Space Provision


Quiet SpaceFestival Family Hub located at the side of the Council Offices during the Festival.

A Quiet Space is available within this Hub.

Throughout the Festival a sensory room / quiet space will be available in the Guildhall.

The space will be accessible during Guildhall opening hours.

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Accessible Toilets

Accessible Toilets are available at the Welfare Location the Festival Family Hub at Council.

Baby changing facilities available at the Family Festival Hub

To get full list of Council owned and the community toilets that are available for public use click here


Safety Bands  & JAM cards (Just A Minute)

Available at Information Points. Safety Wrist Bands enable parents, guardians & carers to put contact number on the wristband should the child/ vulnerable person be lost or found.

JAM (Just a Minute) Cards – for individuals who require extra time to complete task and/or communicate effectively.

Cards are available at Information Points.

Shop Mobility Foyle

Foyleside Shopping Centre, Orchard St, BT48 6X | T: 02871368623

Shop Mobility Foyle loans out mobility scooters, wheelchairs and rollators.

Advance booking is essential.

This service is free but donations are welcome. Contact Mary on 02871368623 


Changing Place Facility Location

Opening Hours

Ebrington Square

Key available at security hut in Ebrington Square – 24 hours / 7 days a week

Foyleside Shopping Centre

Monday – Tuesday: 9am-6pm

Wednesday – Friday: 9am-9pm

Saturday : 9am-7pm

Sunday: 1pm-6pm

Please Note:

No Booking is necessary in advance for Access and Inclusion Provisions within Festival Site.

Expect noise levels to be high and large crowds within festival site.

Contact member of Pulse stewards/security or Council event staff if require information or directions – they will be wearing high visibility vests.

Contact Information:

For further information, please contact Derry City and Strabane District Councils Access and Inclusion Officer:

Caitriona Doherty         Telephone: 077 390 924 09



Sensory Friendly Activities



Sunday 30th June
12 noon – 2pm

Cullen’s Vintage Funfair Quiet Sessions

Saturday 29th June
12 noon

Lego Sea Creatures Challenge – Sensory Session

Science of Water Tent – Coney Island

Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th June

Foyle Sailability