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🚙 Travel guide: Colchester United (Saturday, November 24)

All you need to know about visiting the Colchester Community Staduim

13 November 2018

Exeter City travel to Colchester United for their 10th away game of the Sky Bet League Two season.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of visiting the JobServe Community Stadium on Saturday, November 24.  

JOBSERVE COMMUNITY STADIUM (CO4 5UP)

The JobServe Community Stadium is the home to Colchester United and has been since just August 2008. It was formerly known as the Colchester Community Stadium but had a change of name due to sponsorship reasons. Construction of the stadium began in July 2007 and was completed in August 2008. Overall, the cost of the construction came to £14m. It has a capacity of 10,105 and is an all-seated ground. 

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel will depart from Unit 1 Nightclub at 7.15am on Saturday, November 24. Tickets are prices at £35. 

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Park & Ride (by Miller & Carter), 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.

BY ROAD

To get to the JobServe Community Stadium, follow the M5, M4 and M25 to Brentwood. Take exit 28 from the M25. Merge onto the A12 and exit at junction 28. At the roundabout, take the third exit. At the next roundabout, take the first exit. At the third roundabout, take the third exit and then continue onto United Way. The stadium will be on your right.  

BY RAIL

The train journey from Exeter St Davids to Colchester station is problematic on Saturday, November 24, with it requiring three changes and part of the journey to be completed by bus. However, if you are get the 7.56am train from Exeter you will arrive in Colchester at 13.04. However, you will then have a lengthy 1.8-mile walk to the ground from Colchester train station. 

PARKING

The club’s car park holds 700 cars and costs £6 to £10, depending on how close to the exit you are parked. You should pre-book your parking space on the club website.

There is also an overflow car park at the nearby industrial estate. This cost £8 and is a 10 to 15-minute walk away. There is also a new Colchester park & ride that costs £3 to park there and closes at 7.30pm.

TICKETS

To buy tickets online visit tickets.ecfc.co.uk. You can also call the club during the normal office hours on 01392 411243 or visit the club shop & reception in person between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Colchester run progressive pricing scheme meaning the prices change as we get closer to the match, so supporters encouraged to buy early and save.

  • Monday 5 to Sunday, November 18 = saver
  • Monday 19 to November 23 = advance
  • Tickets are then full price on matchday 

Our allocation is split between two blocks within the Jobserve Stand and the prices differ between blocks, supporters buying online should choose as follows: 

  • Jobserve East 1: Seating area 1
  • Jobserve East 2: Seating area 2

Ticket prices are as follows: 

JobServe East 1

Ticket Type

Saver

Advance

Matchday

Adult

£20

£22

£24

Concession

£15

£16

£18

Under-18

£10

£11.50

£13.50

Under-14

£4.50

£5

£5.50

Under-11*

FOC

FOC

FOC

Additional U11*

£1.50

£2

£2.50

Carer

FOC

FOC

FOC

 

 

 

 

JobServe East 2

Ticket Type

Saver

Advance

Matchday

Adult

£22

£24

£26

Concession

£17

£18

£20

Under-18

£11

£12.50

£14.50

Under-14

£5.50

£6

£6.50

Under-11*

FOC

FOC

FOC

Additional U11*

£2.50

£3

£3.50

Carer

FOC

FOC

FOC

*Under-11s are FOC on a one (adult/senior) to four basis. After this the additional under-11 cost applies.

Ambulant Disabled supporters: Pay the age-related price with the carer going free. 

Wheelchair: Pay the age-related price with the carer going free. Please call 01392 411243 to book.

PUBS/FOOD

There is a bar located at inside the stand where you can buy drinks and take them outside the ground too. They serve drinks such as lager, bitter, wine, plus whisky and brandy (all at £3.80).

The closest pub to the ground is the Dog and Pheasant on Nayland Road and the ground is on the very outskirts of Colchester. However, this is still three-quarters of a mile away. They serve a range of drinks as well as hot meals. 

TOTAL DISTANCE

The distance between St James Park and the Colchester Community Stadium is 247 miles, taking four hours and 30 minutes to drive.

AWAY GAMES GUIDE:

Click here to find out all you need to know about visiting the JobServe Community Stadium

2019/20 Season tickets on sale now!

Season Tickets for the 2019/20 campaign offer great value savings on admission to St James Park, for all ages. Instalment plans are now avaialble so you can spread the cost!

Adults from £15 a match. Under-18s from £4 a match. Under-12s priced at just £3 per match. Click here to find out more!

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