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🚙 Travel Guide: Bury (Saturday, December 8)

All you need to know for the trip to Greater Manchester

6 December 2018

Exeter City make the trip to Bury on Saturday, December 8 in a 3pm kick-off in Sky Bet League Two.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the trip to Gigg Lane.

GIGG LANE (BL9 9HR)

The home of Bury football club since 1885, the stadium has a capacity of 12,500 and is located in Greater Manchester. Manchester United and Bolton Wanderers have hosted reserve-team matches at the ground.

F.C. United of Manchester shared the ground from the 2005/06 season until 2014. They moved into their own ground for the 2015/16 season.

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 7.30am for a fare of £36.

Pick-up points are as follows: 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.

The easiest way to buy is online, or on your mobile using the clubs ticketing system.

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.

BY ROAD

To get to Gigg Lane by road follow the M5 from Exeter before joining the M6 north. Take the exit for the M62 at Birchwood and follow that road before taking the exit onto the M60. After a short while take the exit for the A56 New Bury Road and follow that road before turning right onto Gigg Lane where the stadium is.

TOTAL DISTANCE

The journey is around 250 miles and should take just over four and a half hours from Exeter.

PARKING

Parking on the official club car park is strictly limited to staff, players, hospitality guests and blue badge holders. Home and away supporters are encouraged to use the Phoenix House car park, located on Brierley Street, opposite the Stadium.  At £5 per car, Phoenix House is the best option for those attending the game.  It is covered by CCTV cameras and is a 2-minute walk to the ground.

When you return to the car park after the game, go through the pedestrian entrance, which will be unlocked.  The main gate opens on a sensor from inside, so if it is closed as you are exiting, simply drive your vehicle to the gate and it will slowly open. Phoenix House car park closes 1 hour following the final whistle.

TICKETS

Tickets are now available in advance online for supporters travelling to City's match against Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday, December 8 (3pm).

Please click here to purchase online via Bury's ticket system.

Tickets are also available on the day at the same prices.

Ticket categories and prices are as follows:

  • Adults: £20
  • Concessions: £14*
  • 
Under-18: £10
  • 
Under-16: £7
  • Under 12: £5 (Please Note: Under 12's must be accompanied by an adult
)
  • Under 5: Free of charge

*Concessions are - Disabled Supporters / Under-23 / 65 and over

Family Ticket prices 

1x Adult plus 1x Under-16: £20
Each additional Child (Aged 5-16) - Plus £5.00.

Please Note: Family tickets and disabled tickets can only be purchased from the Ticket Office.
If you are buying your ticket on the day of the game, you can do so directly from the turnstile, which saves time queuing at the Ticket Office. 

Military Discounts
Bury Football Club offer a discount for all serving and former military personnel.  Adult Tickets and Family Tickets can be purchased at £10 rather than the normal price of £20. Discounted tickets can be purchased by visiting the Ticket Office and displaying the relevant identification.

Blue Light Discounts
Bury Football Club offer a discount for all serving members of the emergency services and HMP. Adult Tickets and Family Tickets can be purchased at £10 rather than the normal price of £20. Discounted tickets can be purchased by visiting the Ticket Office and displaying the relevant identification.

NHS staff can claim their free ticket using their ID card on the day.

Please note that anyone claiming a complimentary or half-price ticket on the day can do so by attending our Ticket Office on the day of the game. These tickets cannot be ordered electronically or at the turnstiles.

  • Advance Discounts? No.
  • Ambulant Disabled supporters: Pay the age related price with the carer going free. 
  • Wheelchair: Pay the age related price with the carer going free. 
  • Matchday Purchase available? Yes.

PUBS/FOOD

Pre-game, the on-site Bury FC Social Club is open to home and away supporters and as well as two bar areas, offering a selection of hot and cold food options.

When scheduling allows, ta live game will also be shown on the projector screen as well as the various TV screens that adorn the walls.

The club offers the usual matchday refreshments within the concourse areas, via stadium catering company, Centreplate.

There are a few pubs around the ground and along Manchester Road in particular. Otherwise, Bury town centre is around a 15-minute walk away where there are plenty of pubs to be found including a Wetherspoons pub called the 'Art Picture House' on Haymarket Street.

AWAY GAMES GUIDE:

Click here to find out all you need to know about visiting Gigg Lane.

Up next at St James Park:

City take on Crewe Alexandra on Saturday, December 15 in a 3pm kick-off. Ticket prices are cheaper in advance. Click here to buy online.


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