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Travel guide: Crawley Town v City (Tuesday, November 21)

All you need to know about Tuesday night's trip to the Checkatrade.com Stadium

21 November 2017

Exeter City travel to Crawley Town on Tuesday night looking to bounce back from Saturday's disappointing loss to Chesterfield.

The Grecians have won on their last two visits to Crawley, who themselves are on a bit of a bad run of form having only won one of their last 11 matches in all competitions. 

CHECKATRADE.COM STADIUM (RH11 9RX)

The Checkatrade.com Stadium is the home of Crawley Town and has been since 1997. It was formerly known as the Broadfield Stadium until its change of name in September 2013 as a result of a five-year sponsorship deal. It has a capacity of 6,134 people. It is a mix of seating and terracing.

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel departs Unit 1 Nightclub at 1pm. Prices are as follows: 
Members: £28
Non-members: £31

Pick-up Points are as follows: 

Unit 1 Nightclub (Summerland Street), Honiton Road Park & Ride (By the Barn Owl), Cullompton Services (Junction 28), Tiverton (Junction 27), Taunton (Junction 25), any other pick-ups en-route by prior arrangement.   

For more information or to book please contact Chris Woolcott on 01392 250250 or John Bishop on 07904036334 or by email at: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (After 6pm).

Alternatively, drop into Reception at St James Park to book.

TICKETS

Tickets for Exeter City's match against Crawley Town on Tuesday, November 21, are now on sale and can be purchased in one of three ways.

You can get them online at tickets.ecfc.co.uk, in person at - by calling into the reception at St James Park between 9am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday or at least three hours before kick-off and after full-time on home matchdays - or by phoning Exeter City on 01392 411 243 and pressing option 3.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Seated:
Adults: £20
Over 65s: £15
Under-21s: £13
Under-18s: £10
Under-16s: £4
Under-11s: £1

Family (1 Adult +1 Under-16): £17
Family (2 Adult +2 Under-16): £34

Standing:
Adults: £16
Over 65s: £12
Under-21s: £11
Under-18s: £10
Under-16s: £4
Under-11s: £1

Family (1 Adult +1 Under-16): £15
Family (2 Adult +2 Under-16): £30

Ambulant disabled pay age related price, with the carer going free. Wheelchair spaces are available in the Checkatrade Stand, contact 01293 410000.

For information on disabled facilities at the Checkatrade.com Stadium, please click here.

Tickets are available on the day at the same rate, with cash and card payments available from the main ticket office, and cash only at the ticket cabin.

BY ROAD

To get to the Checkatrade.com Stadium, drive along the A30 to join the A303 then merge into the M3 then onto the M23. At junction 11, take the A264 exit to Horsham. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Brighton Road/A23. At the next roundabout, take the first exit. Turn left into the club’s car park. 

BY RAIL

The journey from Exeter St Davids to Crawley station should take between four hours and four and a half hours. It will require either one stop or two, depending on the route you take. One option is to go from Exeter St Davids to Reading station, and then from Reading station to Redhill, and then from Redhill to Crawley. The other option is to go from Exeter St Davids to Clapham Junction and then from Clapham Junction to Crawley.Although this route has fewer changes, it is nearer towards the four and a half hour time whereas the first option is closer to just four hours. If you catch the 2.45pm train from Exeter St Davids on Tuesday both these options are available to you and you will arrive in Crawley before 7pm. From the station, there is a 25-minute walk to the stadium. Once you come out of the station, turn left onto Station Road and continue until you reach the end of the road. Then, turn left onto Brighton Road. Walk all the way along Brighton Road until you reach the end of it, where it joins Southgate Avenue. Turn right onto Southgate Avenue and continue along until the roundabout. The sign for the stadium is clear from there.

PARKING

The stadium’s car park cost £5 and there is an overflow car park in the offices at Broadfield Park. This is accessible from the A23 as you come down the hill from the motorway. This parking is free and holds 350 cars. Otherwise, street parking is also available.

PUBS/FOOD

There is a bar at the back of the Bruce Winfield stand called the Redz Bar. This bar allows in away fans. The closest pub to the stadium is the New Moon which is located on Brighton Road. They serve food also such as burgers and other meals. This is about a five-minute walk away towards the town centre. Another pub that is close by is the Downsman which is found on Whakehurst Drive, just off of Southgate Avenue. The Downsman offers a large menu including a range of Indian dishes as well as outdoor catering.

TOTAL DISTANCE

The distance from St James Park to the Checkatrade.com Stadium is 188 miles, taking three and a half hours to drive.


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