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🚗 Away Day Guide: Leyton Orient

All you need to know if traveling to Orient

12 August 2021

Away days are finally back, and we cannot wait to see our Faithful Grecians roaming up and down the country once again!

This Saturday, Exeter City fans will have their first taste of travel as we head on the road to Leyton Orient.

For those attending, here is a helpful guide to the Breyer Group Stadium. 

The Ground

  • Name: The Breyer Group Stadium (Brisbane Road)
  • Capacity: 9,271
  • Year opened: 1937
  • Address: Brisbane Road, Leyton, London, E10 5NF

Originally known as Osborne Road, the East London ground has been home to Leyton Orient (and versions of) for over 80 years. 

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The main stand at Brisbane Road is named after former manager Justin Edinburgh, who passed away in 2019 at the age of 49. The left-back had a great playing career with over 200 appearances for Tottenham Hotspur through the 90’s winning the FA Cup in 1990/91 and the League Cup in 1998/99. 

As a manager, Justin Edinburgh championed Leyton Orient back into the Football League in 2018/19 season. The stand was renamed in honour of Edinburgh in January 2020.

Travelling City fans will be housed in the Green Inc East Stand, accessible through Entrance D on a match day. There is capacity for just over 1,500 away supporters, including wheelchair-using fans and includes toilet and refreshment facilities.

Matchday Ticket Prices

  • Adult: £23
  • Concessions*: £21
  • Under-18s: £8
  • Ambulant: Pay age related price and carer free
  • Wheelchair: Age related and carer free

*Concessions apply to Seniors (65+), Students, unemployed supporters and current employees of the armed forces or emergency services

If you are collecting tickets on the day, these can be collected from the white Ticket Collections booth beside the Justin Edinburgh Stand on Oliver Road.

Getting To Brisbane Road

By Car: (Estimated: 4hrs)

The address for The Breyer Group stadium is Oliver Road, Leyton, London, E10 5NF

Via M5: Take the M5 to Bristol before merging onto M4 (E) toward London. Exit at Junction 4B onto M25 and following the steps below. 

Via A303: Take A30 and A303 to Andover before merging onto M3(E). Continue for 31 miles before taking M25 and following the steps below.

Exit M25 At Junction 27 for M11 Southbound. Exit M11 at Junction 4 for A406 (N. Circular Road) and take first Exit for the A104. Turn left onto B159 and the A112 and continue until Windsor Road on the right.

Parking:

Please note there is no public parking available at The Breyer Group Stadium. Being located in a highly residential area, there is also extremely limited parking in the immediate area around the stadium. Many surrounding roads are for permit holders only and there are limited parking options elsewhere. If you do intend to drive to the match, please take care to avoid penalty fines when parking by reading signage and by not blocking local residents.

By rail: (Estimated 3hr 16m) 

The nearest London Underground station to the stadium is Leyton, which is located on the Central line.

GWR from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington. 

Walk to Bakerloo Line to Oxford Circus. Change for Central Line toward Leyton. 

Upon exit from the station turn right out of the station and follow Leyton High Road for approximately 450 metres until Coronation Gardens is on your left. Turn down Buckingham Road after the park and the ground will be in front of you.

The Breyer Group Stadium is also accessible by London Overground with Leyton Midland Station a 15-minute walk from the ground. 

Grecian Travel:

Grecian Travel is available for the trip to Leyton Orient and departs Exeter at 8am for £38 for Adults of £33 for under-16s. Click here to find out more.

Pubs and matchday refreshment: 

Pre-match refreshment is in good supply around Brisbane Road. Away supporters are welcome in the stadium clubhouse in the West Stand, though the club only has capacity for around 200 drinkers. Otherwise, near Leyton Tube Station is the Leyton Technical pub open from 12pm. Housed in the old Leyton Town Hall, it is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide and has up to eight real ales on offer as well as real ciders. 

With prices potentially hiked in the capital the nearest Wetherspoons to the Breyer Group Stadium is The Drum, located about a half an hour walk from the ground. 

The Northcote Arms on Green Grove Road (13 mins walk) offers Sky Sports TV if you want to catch the early kick-off. 

Inside the ground (selected): 

  • Pie and Mash: £4.50
  • Pie only: £3
  • Veggie Slice: £2.50
  • Sausage/Vegan Roll: £2.50
  • Tea/Coffee: £1.50
  • Bovril: £2
  • Soft drinks: £2
  • Water: £1.50
  • Lager/IPA: £4
  • Cider/Wine £3.80
  • Matchday Programme: £3

Safeguarding

At Exeter City we realise Saturday will be an exciting day for all those travelling, being the first away game since March 2020. We want to ensure the Away Day experience is welcoming and respectful to all, whilst also bringing the passion the wonderful Grecian supporters have brought on the road in the past.

Leyton Orient operate a matchday texting service if you experience any foul, abusive or anti-social behaviour throughout the game. Fans can report any incidents to a steward, police officer or by texting 07776 228 298. You can also download the Kick It Out matchday app here. 

We’re really looking forward to seeing you back in grounds across the country, starting with Leyton Orient. Safe travels and we’ll see you at the Breyer Group Stadium at 3pm on Saturday!

Up the City!


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