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Podcast special: It’s not just a sensory room

Sensory room with black chair and rainbow cushion, and different sensory textures on the wall
Credit: Warwickshire CCC

In 2022, Edgbaston Cricket Stadium made history when they installed the UK’s first sensory room at a cricket ground.

This one-time Sports Gazette special podcast explores the story before and after its inception with Claire Daniel, Operations Director at Edgbaston Stadium, and why it means much more than just a sensory room.

[Trigger Warning – loud sounds at 3 minutes 20 seconds.]

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  • Evie Ashton

    Evie is a sports journalist specialising in features covering social issues & underrepresented groups in sport with bylines in BBC Sport, Sky Sports, and The Cricketer. Looking to highlight voices of (but not limited to) female, queer, or disabled sportspersons. Get in touch if you have a story!