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Travel guide: Accrington Stanley (Saturday, April 14)

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's trip to the Wham Stadium

9 April 2018

Are you going to our match with Accrington Stanley on Saturday, April 14? Yes, here is our travel guide for the Wham Stadium.

THE WHAM STADIUM (BB5 5BX)

Accrington Stanley’s ground was renamed the Wham Stadium in August 2015 as a part of a three-year sponsorship deal with What More UK – the company of club owner Andy Holt. The stadium has a capacity of 5,057 and was built in 1968. Away fans are housed in the Coppice End of the ground which can hold up to 1,800 supporters. 

TICKETS

Tickets for the match are pay on the day. Matchday prices are as follows:

  • Adults: £20
  • Concessions: £15
  • Under-18s:  £15
  • Under-12s: £5

*for all concessionary tickets, valid ID must be shown at the ticket office (concessions are 65 and over/students)

**All under-12s must be accompanied by an adult.

Disabled supporters will be admitted at normal ticket prices. Where assistance is required in the form of a personal assistant, the PA is admitted free or charge. Proof of disability is required in order to qualify for the complementary PA ticket.

For more information on tickets click on the following article.

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel is now SOLD OUT for Saturday's trip to the Wham Stadium for City's match against Accrington Stanley.

Pick-up points include: Unit 1 Nightclub (Summerland Street), Honiton Road Park & Ride (By Miller and Carter Steakhouse), Cullompton Services (Junction 28), Tiverton (Junction 27), Taunton (Junction 25), any other pick-ups en-route by prior arrangement.   

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

BY ROAD

Travel up the M5 and M6 until you get to junction 29, the Bamber Bridge Interchange just north of Clayton-le-Moors, for the M65. Then travel along the M65 until junction seven, taking the Clitheroe turn off the roundabout. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights opposite Clayton Business Park, following the A678. Follow the road over the canal bridge to the next set of traffic lights. Turn right again going over the motorway bridge and towards Accrington on the A680. Carry straight on at the next set of lights with the Greyhound pub on your right. Follow the road as it bends to the right and then take the first left after the Crown pub into Livingstone Road.

BY RAIL

Getting from Exeter St Davids to Accrington by train on the day of the match would be problematic, with the journey taking around five-and-a-half hours on average and involving changing at both Birmingham New Street and Preston. The 8.23am train from Exeter would get you into Accrington at 1.42pm via this route on Saturday. The train station is around a 20-minute walk from the ground. The directions are as follows: leave the station and proceed down the hill passing over the main Blackburn road, follow the road down the hill passing the King Street Pub on your left, follow the road down to the main roundabout cross over the road and head up the hill passing the Aldi supermarket still on your left, at the top of the hill turn left (Whalley Road) follow this road straight on through the traffic lights, the Gray Horse and the Oaklea pubs are 300 metres through the lights, carry on straight along Whalley Road over the mini roundabout for approximately 200 metres. Livingstone Road is then on your right. Turn down Livingstone Road and the ground is on your left.

PARKING

Car parking is available on the William Dyer Electrical Stand. Stanley have 59 spaces available to pre-book on a match-by-match. The price per game is £5. To pre-book your space please call Jessica on 01254 356950.

PUBS/FOOD

The Accrington Stanley Sports Bar located in the Blackrock EMI Stand at the Wham Stadium. It is available to both home and away supporters and offers draft lager, draft cider and all the standard pub drinks along with a selection of pies. Food is served within the ground at both the home and away ends. There are a couple of places to eat close to the ground including the Oaklea Fish & Chip shop, across the road from the Grey Horse pub, which you can find by turning left at the top of Livingstone Road and walking a few hundred yards down Whalley Road. 

TOTAL DISTANCE

The total distance between Exeter and Accrington is 270 miles and will take around four hours and 39 minutes to drive. 

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