Making the trip to Hartlepool tomorrow? Our SLO Kristine Green has created this travel guide ahead of your journey to County Durham.
What colour kit will the team be wearing?
We’ll be wearing the pink 3rd kit for this game.
What’s the ticket information?
Our full allocation for this fixture is sold with no further tickets available.
How do I get to the ground?
The postcode is TS24 8BZ.
Leave the A19 and head towards Hartlepool A689. Stay on this road as it takes you through Newton Bewley. At the roundabout where the Owton Lodge Pub is, go straight over signposted A689/town centre. Continue to follow the town centre signs until to you reach traffic lights with the Blacksmiths Arms on your left. Carry straight on here and the next set of lights, this takes you over a bridge and into the new marina complex, carry on to Marina Way. At the next roundabout head towards the exit signposted The North/A179/A1048 and then turn left at the lights onto Clarence Road and to the ground.
What stand are we in?
We’re in the Simpson Millar Stand. This is an all-seater covered stand behind the goal. Seating is allocated.
What time do the turnstiles open?
Turnstiles open at 1.30pm
Where is the best place to park?
Parking at the ground is extremely limited and bookable in advance by calling 01428 272584.
There’s limited street parking too, be careful of any restrictions.
The train station and Middleton Grange Shopping Centre are a short 10 minute walk away and have parking, as does Jackson’s Wharf. There are other pay and display car parks in the town centre, some have 3 hours free parking too.
Is there any disabled parking?
Again, very limited. There are a couple of spaces at the ground which need to be pro-booked on the above number. There are a couple of on street spaces outside of the away end but these are usually taken well before KO.
What is the nearest train station to the stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?
Hartlepool station is only half a mile away from the ground.
Come out of the station onto Church Street and turn right. Follow the road and you’ll see the floodlights. Cross the road and bear right into Clarence Road where the ground is located.
Recommended pubs for away fans?
The town centre and Marina area are close by with a number of pubs including the Rat Race Ale House that opens at 12pm (TS24 7EB) and Jackson’s Wharf, also opens at 12pm and serves food (TS24 0XN).
Away fans are welcome in the Centenary Suite at the ground.
Food available in the area?
On the opposite side of Clarence Road there’s a retail park with Nando’s, Costa and ASDA. Alternatively the town centre is a short walk where you’ll find plenty of national chain and local outlets.
Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?
Free to use cash machines are located at both Morrison’s and ASDA nearby.
What food and drink is available in the concourse at the stadium?
Inside the ground there’s a catering outlet serving hot and cold snacks, as well as a bar facility.
Inside the ground is card/contactless only
Is a programme available?
A printed programme is available for £3.00.