Away Ground Guide 14- Gloucester City (Saturday 23 January 2016)

Club Name: Gloucester City
Nickname: The Tigers
Founded: 1883 as Gloucester
Ground Name: Whaddon Road  (Ground Share with Cheltenham Town)
Ground Capacity: 7,066
Admission Price 2014/15: Adults £12
                                            Concessions : £6
                                             Under 18`s : Free

As temporary gaff`s go, Whaddon Road is a fairly superior one, at least for the travelling supporter. The Away End is a decent seated area behind one goal with a roof that offers decent acoustics!
Segregation is in place , but the stewarding is of the relaxed and sensible variety, so all as a result goes well, apart from the on field activity!


The food vendor made an effort last year and it showed….. the burgers were confirmed as `very good’ ,whilst I went for a jumbo sausage roll, which was excellent…..a reasonably sized real sausage in real bread. 

The price of the tea/ coffee at £2 raised an eyebrow or two, but I found no one anything less than happy with the food.

No extra to sit down  in Away End.

Directions :

  1.  M60
  2. Keep left to continue on M56
  3.  M6
  4. At junction 8, exit onto M5 toward Birmingham (W & S)/West Bromwich
  5. At junction 10, exit onto Writhy Bridge/A4019 toward Cheltenham
  6. Continue to follow A4019
  7. Continue straight onto Fairview Rd/A46
  8. Turn left onto A46
  9. Turn right onto Clarence Rd/A46
  10. Continue straight to stay on Clarence Rd/A46
  11. Continue onto Prestbury Rd/B4632
  12. Turn right onto Whaddon Rd
  13. Turn left to stay on Whaddon Rd 

Estimated Journey Time  -  2 Hours 10 Minutes

Post Code for Sat Nav :  GL52 5NA

Nearest Real Ale pubs :

0.3m   Sudeley Arms  , on Prestbury Road.

0.3m   Kemble Brewery Inn , on Fairview Street.

Coach Travel:

As usual the Fingerpost Flyer will get you there, details  ........

Flyer leaves Finger at 10.00/ Picks up on Mercian Way at 10.15

Cost.....£20 adults/ £15 under 16's

And here`s the man who will get you there !

................................ ring Lou on 07896 536757 to book.

Ian Brown


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