09 Aug 2018 by Brian Flynn

Visiting supporters information for Spennymoor on Saturday

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Spennymoor Town have kindly provided the following information for Altrincham fans travelling to Durham on Saturday.

Match Details:

Spennymoor Town FC v Altrincham FC

National League North

Saturday 11th August 2018, Kick Off 3.00pm.

The Brewery Field, Wood Vue, Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16 6JN

Ground Office Opening Times:

Monday – Friday 10:00 - 16:00 (18:00 – 23:00 Tuesday Evening Home games only)

Saturday – 11.00 - 18.00 (Home games only)

Sunday – CLOSED

Telephone: 01388 827248

Club Website: www.spennymoortownfc.co.uk

Club Twitter: @SpennymoorTown

Travelling Supporters Ground Directions:

At Junction 56, continue forward on to the A1(M). Leave the A1(M) at Junction 60, then at the roundabout take the first exit on to the A689.

At Rushyford roundabout, take the third exit on to the A167.

At roundabout, take the third exit and continue on A167.

At Thinford roundabout, take the first exit on to the A688.

At roundabout, take the first exit and continue on the A688.

At roundabout, take the third exit on to St Andrews Lane.

At roundabout, take the first exit and continue on St Andrews Lane.

At mini-roundabout, take second exit on to King Street,

At mini-roundabout, take second exit on to King Street/Durham Road. Bear right on to Durham Road and take third exit on left on to Wood Vue.

Nearest Railway Station: Durham (6.1 miles away and a 15-minute journey in a taxi)

Nearest Bus Station: Durham Bus Station is in Durham town centre and the No.6 bus takes you to Durham Road, Spennymoor, in around 15 minutes.

Club Shop: Inside the ground and only open match days.

Car Parking

Parking at the ground is currently for players and officials with limited disabled supporter parking which must be booked prior to the fixture date by contacting the club on 07871206474 or [email protected]

Supporters are strongly advised to use public transport or utilise car sharing and give themselves plenty of time for travel. Supporters are requested to respect the surrounding areas and show consideration to neighbouring residents. The local police teams may ticket cars that are illegally or inconsiderately parked.

Durham Road and Wood Vue tend to be very congested on match days so we recommend away supporters use the main Car Parks in the town centre, which is a short walk from the ground. Parking is free. Don’t however use the Iceland / Home Bargains car park as you are liable to get a fine or clamped after a couple of hours.

All spectators are advised to arrive at least half an hour before kick off to avoid potential congestion at the turnstiles in Wood Vue & Tees Crescent which will be open from 1:30pm for both sets of supporters.

Admission:

Admission will be by payment at the turnstiles and the following prices will apply;

Adult: £14

Concession: * £9

Juniors Under 18s: £4

Under 10: *** Free

* Over 60s

** Under 11 -18

*** Accompanied by paying adult

**** All disabled supporters will be charged as age applicable however a carer will be admitted free of charge however proof must be shown at the turnstile.

We are asking away fans to enter via Turnstile 7 in Wood Vue which is Cash Sales for Adults, Concessions and Juniors.

Programmes

Programme: £2.50

Half Time Raffle: £1

Golden Goal: £1

Disabled Information

Wheelchair Users: Access via Wood Vue & Tees Crescent entrances and one helper per wheelchair

Prices: Helper admitted free of charge (Proof maybe requested)

Disabled Toilets: 2 Disabled Toilets in ground situated on wood vue and tees crescent side.

Ground Information

Once inside the ground there are 743 seats available for supporters in the Ramside Hall Estates main stand and 489 in the Motif8 pond stand. These seats are available on a first come first served basis, there will be no reservations on seats for supporters.

The supporter’s marquee bar in the ground will be open from 1:30pm and is available to visiting supporters, it is located next to the main stand and whilst U18’s are welcome an adult member of their family accompanies them.

Refreshment area facilities will also be open and available from 1:30pm,

Toilets areas are also available within the ground with 2 disabled access toilets on either side of the ground.

Any persons that are deemed to be intoxicated and are a cause for concern may be refused entry.

Footballs are also not permitted within the spectator areas for this game.

Away coaches will drop supporters off at The Moors Tavern, which is open from 4pm and then be sent away to park at the council offices at Green lane, Spennymoor, DL16 6JQ which is only one mile away for the coaches to drive.

The Moors Tavern is the club’s official clubhouse and is open to home and away supporters before and after the game (DL16 6QH) – just 80 metres from the Tees Crescent turnstile at The Brewery Field.

The Moors Tavern - (Max 200 internally with a 150 capacity to the rear)

King Street

Spennymoor

DL16 6QH

Telephone: 01388 816417

The Moors Tavern is a community pub in the heart of Spennymoor. It is affiliated with, Spennymoor Town FC, which makes it a perfect pre and post match destination for fans of the football club and visiting teams. But the pub has been clear from the day it opened its doors in August 2016 that it was not just a football clubhouse and serves the community of Spennymoor every day with live music, affordable prices and a friendly welcoming atmosphere, perfect for families.

Other local pubs who are official club partners and welcome away supporters are:

Tudhoe and District Victory Club

67 York Villas

Tudhoe

Spennymoor

DL16 6LP

Telephone: 01388 814080

Parking within Spennymoor whilst being free is at a premium, therefore located within a 10-minute walk of Brewery Field is Tudhoe Victory Club. We are prepared to offer free parking for comfortably up to 100 cars or 6-8 coaches on a ratio of (1 coach = 10 car) for visiting fans on the club’s substantial car park.

All of the club’s facilities would be made available on arrival for travelling fans (toilets, bar, Live Sports) plus if requested (numbers in advance) pie and peas or a selection of sandwiches and Tea and Coffee. A free packed lunch and non-alcoholic beverages would be made available to all coach drivers.

Penny Gill

17 Cheapside

Spennymoor

DL16 6QE

Telephone: 01388 818849

Heavy metal posters and paraphernalia adorn the walls of this two-room town-centre pub, and live music regularly features. Two bars serve the two rooms, and the clientele is a mix of all ages and types.

Spennymoor Working Men’s Club

6 King Street

Spenymoor

DL16 6QG

Telephone: 01388 815811

Popular Working Men’s Club in the town with function room, toilets, bars and large snooker tables for supporters to enjoy some pre-match banter with affordable prices and a friendly welcoming atmosphere.

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