Ticket & Travel info ahead of our trip to Colchester
GROUND NAME:Weston Homes Community Stadium
CAPACITY:www.cu-fc.com: OFFICIAL WEB SITES
The U's NICKNAME:TEAM
0845 437 9089 TICKET OFFICE:
: 01206 755 100 TELEPHONE NOMAIN
United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP ADDRESS:
10,105 (all seated)
Octoberth and 19thTickets bought between 12
£2.00 OTHER 0-10
Match Day Prices
£2.00 Other 0-10
Please note - Forces = personnel with ID
FREE 0-10yrs = When Purchased with Adult or Senior Ticket (4 Free Tickets allowed per Adult/Senior)
Departure Time: 1.30pm
ollow the A120 towards Braintree & Colchester. The A120 then joins the A12 and after passing the stadium on your right, leave the A12 at Junction 28. Turn left at the first roundabout, the turn right into United Way from the second roundabout. fCome off the M11 at J8 (Stansted Airport/A120) and to J1. Take A14 to junction of M11.STake M6
WHERE TO PARK
There are 700 parking spaces at the stadium (6) which be can be pre booked which is advised for away fans as there are a limited number allocated. (Ticket Office 0845 437 9089). If the car park is full, there is an overspill car park on the nearby industrial estate (about a 10-15 minute walk away) which costs £8. There is a resident’s only parking scheme in operation around the stadium.
The Weston Homes Stand at the South end of the stadium, has a Police Control Box in it.. All the stands have opaque panels in their roofs allowing more light on pitch. . The facilities and view of the playing action are good. The stands are particularly steep, meaning that fans are kept close to the pitch row of executive boxes and corporate hospitality areas running across the top of it. seated stands. with the Main Stand having a single tiered, All the stands are four separate stands with the Main (West) Stand on one side of the pitch is a little taller than the other three stands, The new Weston Homes Community Stadium, opened in 2008, was built at a cost of around £14million, mainly funded by Colchester Borough Council, who own the stadium, football club being tenants. The stadium is typical of a number of new stadiums, rather like Shrewsbury’s. The ground has
WHERE THE VALIANTS WILL BE HOUSED
Away fans are allocated the north section of the JobServe Stand which runs along the side of the pitch having room for up to 1000 Vale fans.
The Club allows away fans into the bar and toilets in the concourse area of the Weston Homes Stand, from 12.15pm for a 3.00pm kick. Drinks can be taken outside where there is often pre-match entertainment, such as live bands, playing under the marquee. With the stadium being on the very outskirts of Colchester, then there is little in the choice of pubs.
A range of food is available on the concourses, including cheeseburgers, hot dogs Cornish pasties, chicken balti pies, steak & ale pies, cheese & onion pasties and sausage rolls. The Hot Shots café at the ground is open on match days and serves a variety of food from soup, bacon rolls, to salads and sandwiches. Beer is available as well as tea and coffee.