AWAY DAY GUIDE | COLCHESTER UNITED

Kristine Green the clubs Supporter Liaison Officer gives the run-down ahead of the trip to Colchester United tomorrow night.

What colour kit are we wearing?

We’ll be in our red kit for this game.

What’s the ticket information?

Ticket are available on the evening priced as below. Please note that the stadium is cashless and so payment is via card/contactless only. Purchases can be made via machines in the stadium club shop – make sure you select away fan to get the right stand.

Adult- £23.50

Concessions (65+, U21’s, NHS, Armed Forced)- £18.25

U18- £14.50

Carer- FOC

What stand are Town fans in?

We’re located in North Stand – seating is covered and unallocated. Although this stand is behind the goal, blocks open to fans are to the left of the goal.

How do I get to the ground?

Postcode for the ground is CO4 5UP

The stadium is located alongside the A12 at Junction 28.

Where is the best place to park?

The ground itself has its own carpark but this must be pre-booked with the club here at a cost of £7.00.

The immediate area around the JobServe Community Stadium is under a Parking Exclusion Zone on match days. This covers existing Clearways as well as nearby residential areas.  These are patrolled on match days so please watch out of signs.

Colchester Park and Ride on Cuckoo Farm Way off junction 28 of the A12 (CO4 5JA) is a 5 minute walk away and also has parking.

Information for disabled fans travelling

Wheelchair based fans will have access to a viewing deck, with a lift to access this. Stewards will be on hand to assist where required.

Any further questions – Chris, Colchester United’s DLO, can be contacted via chris.saward@colchesterunited.net

 The stadium has a large number of disabled parking bays – these need to be pre booked using the link above.

When do turnstiles open?

Turnstiles will open at 6.30pm.

 What is the nearest train station to the stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?

The nearest train station is the Colchester North Station or you have Colchester Station. This is a good 40-minute walk away and I’m told that taxis can be hard to come by.

Recommended pubs for away fans?

The Dog & Pheasant on Nayland Road (CO4 5EG), which is about ¾ mile away from the stadium and also serves food. This is around a 10 minute walk away.

The Bricklayers Arms on Bergholt Road is directly opposite the Colchester North Station if you’re arriving by train (CO4 5AA).  This pub has real ale.

Alternatively, there are plenty of pubs in Colchester Town Centre.

There is a bar at the ground that Town fans are welcome to use – this is cashless.

Food available in the area?

Hot Shots Café at the ground – this is cashless.

There is a McDonald’s on the opposite side of the dual carriageway, the Dog & Pheasant for pub grub or the town centre for numerous outlets.

Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?

The BP Station across the A12 junction has a cash machine (may charge) as well as NatWest bank on the Colchester Business Park.

What food and drink is available on the concourse at the stadium?

The away end will be serving alcohol as well as the usual food and drink items.  The stadium is cashless so card/contactless only payments

 What is the process for supporters looking to bring flags into the stadium?

Flags are allowed as long as they have the correct labelling.

Is a programme available?

Yes a printed programme is available

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