All you need to know ahead of our trip to London Road
PETERBOROUGH UNITED v PORT VALE
March 2016thSATURDAY 12
Kick off 3.00pm
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CAPACITY:London Road ABAX Stadium
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COACH TRAVEL INFORMATION
Departure Time: 10.15am
exit at the next roundabout left into Shrewsbury Ave. Continue until the junction with the A605 Oundel Road and turn right. Continue until you come to the junction with London Road. The ground is on the right.st Take the 1 ) to its junction with M1.Take the A14 to junction 13 then join A605 to Peterborough. At the junction with A1M, go straight across onto A1139 Felton Parkway. Exit left this road at junction 3, (s/p City Centre Sleaford A15) onto A1260, Morley Way.STake M6 (
WHERE TO PARK
There is no parking available to visiting supporters at the ground. There is a council pay & display car park just off London Road This costs £3 to park there for the day. There is a fair sized car park at the Cherry Tree pub on Oundle Road (A605). Otherwise there is street parking to be found on side streets further up Oundle Road (going away from London Road). Check for any parking restriction signs on lamp posts, as the side streets nearest to the ground operate a residents only parking scheme.
OVERVIEW OF STADIUM
The London Road Terrace at on end, used by the home fans, has a number of pillars along the front, which could impede the view of the game. In one corner of the ground between the South Stand and the London Road Terrace, is a Police Control Box. November 2014 saw the opening of the brand new Moys End (Motorpoint) Stand which holds 2,500 fans in a single tier. The Norwich & Peterborough South Stand, which holds 5,000 fans, opened in 1996 is along one side replacing a former open terrace. It is a covered two tiered stand with a row of executive boxes along its middle. Opposite is the older Main Stand, which is also two-tiered
WHERE THE VALIANTS WILL BE HOUSED
queue! Away fans are still allocated part of the Main (North) Stand seating about 1.800 This is an old fashioned, wooden stand, but the view is quite good, The refreshment area and toilets are small so be prepared to
Handily located between the Cherry Tree and Palmerston Arms, on Oundel Road, is the Harbour City fish and chip shop. Please note though that it closes at 2pm on Saturdays! There is a KFC opposite the ground. Food available inside the ground includes the standard fare of; Cheeseburgers (£3.50), Burgers (£3.50), Hot Dogs (£3.50), various Pies including Chicken Balti, Steak and Cheese & Onion (£3.10), Pasties (£3.10) and Jumbo Sausage Rolls (£3.10).
Most pubs have doormen on match days, generally admit away fans. The Cherry Tree pub on Oundle Road is about a 15 minute walk away, friendly CAMRA pub which also offers reasonably priced matchday food, such chilli & chips, curry & chips, burgers etc. You can also park in their car park at a cost of £2.50 per car and £5 per minibus. The Palmerston has ales on tap. This pub is situated around 100 yards further along Oundle Road on the opposite side'. Alternatively, the ground is in walking distance (10 minutes) of the city centre (which is very pleasant and complete with a cathedral) where there are plenty of good pubs.
No alcohol is available for away supporters inside the ground.