Gillingham Travel Guide

Heading south to follow the lads to Gillingham tomorrow? All the important information for the travelling fans is included in Kristine Green’s Away Day Travel Guide.

What colour kit are we wearing?

We’re in black and white for this fixture.

What’s the ticket information?

No tickets will be available on the day to purchase for away fans.

What stand are Town fans in?

We’re in the Gordon Road Stand – entry is via turnstiles 20-25

This is a covered side stand and not the open stand behind the goal.

How do I get to the ground?

The postcode for Priestfield Stadium is ME7 4DD

Exit the M2 at junction 4 onto the A278 towards Gillingham.

Drive straight over two roundabouts and then turn left onto the A2 towards Gillingham town centre.

At the traffic lights crossing with the A231 turn right onto Nelson Road.

Then go past the small bus station and then turn right onto Gillingham Road. The stadium will be on the right.

Where is the best place to park?

There is no parking available at the ground on matchdays and the surrounding roads are residents only.

There is parking at Woodlands Academy (ME7 2DU) and Our Lady of Gillingham Church (ME7 1YL) for a small fee. They are within a 10-minute walk of the stadium.

There is a car park on Railway Street near Gillingham Station.

The nearest street parking is on Larkfield Avenue.

Information for disabled fans travelling?

It’s street parking with blue badge on display as there are no dedicated disabled bays.

When do turnstiles open?

Turnstiles open an hour before kick-off.

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

Gillingham Station is the nearest one to the ground and a 10-15 minute walk to Priestfield Stadium.

Turn left as you leave the station onto Balmoral Road and continue to the crossroad.

Then cross over onto Priestfield Road and the stadium is in front of you.

Recommended pubs for away fans?

The Fleur De Lis on Gillingham Road is a 10 minute walk from the stadium.

There are other pubs in the town centre but some will not allow colours or shirts.

Food available in the area?

There is not a lot around the ground but the town centre is only a 10-minute walk away and has plenty of options.

Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?

There is a cash machine at Sainsburys, on the corner of Linden Road and Gillingham Road, or there are a couple outside of the train station.

What food and drink is available in the stadium?

Food in the ground is the usual burgers and hot dogs as well as hot and cold drinks.

Both cash and card are accepted.

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

Please follow stewards’ instructions on placement.

Is a programme available?

A printed programme is available at a cost of £3.

We wish all supporters travelling down to Kent tomorrow a safe trip – see you at Priestfield!



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