Away Ground Guide - A.F.C. Telford ( Saturday 27 August 2016)






AFC Telford United
New Bucks Head Stadium
Watling Street
Wellington
Telford
TF1 2TU



The stadium can hold 6300 supporters, with seating for 2200 and further covered accommodation for 2600.





Tickets & Admission 
AFC Telford United operate the following admission price policy for league games.

Adult £14
Concession £10
Youth (16-19) £5
Under 16 £3

When segregation is in operation, away fans are housed in the Frank Nagington (South) Stand, providing covered terraced accommodation for 1200. Seating is usually available for away fans in block A of the West Stand on request.

You can purchase tickets in advance for a game. You can call 01952 640064 for further information.

Directions

The New Bucks Head is situated to the northwest of Telford in the Wellington area, and is easily accessible by road and rail. The stadium is well signposted from Junction 6 of the M54 (Wellington/Telford West). The nearest railway station is Wellington(Shropshire). Regular buses run past the New Bucks Head from Telford town centre and Wellington bus stations.Details of route via M6 is below.



Car Parking

The main car park is situated behind the East Terrace and David Hutchinson Stand, and is accessed via the Haybridge Road entrance.

The club has good relations with the Telford College of Arts and Technology and addiitonal car parking is often made available on their car park, again accessed from Haybridge Road.

The cost of Match day parking is £3 per vehicle






Sustenance

In theory the catering at the New Bucks Head is excellent, but we all know about theories don't we! Special Theory of Relativity( Albert Einstein)-good....... Lambs Grow on Trees (Pliny the Elder) circa 23/79 AD- somewhat iffy!



Pliny the Elder

And that is pretty much how, last term ,things panned out as the decent looking catering facility beneath the stand was perpetually surrounded by huge queue's  straining vainly to attract the attention of the small number of staff engaged to tend to their needs. So....have a snack at the pub or bring some butties! 

Directions via M6;-

M6 to J15

                         take the A500 exit to A50/Stoke-on-Trent/Stone/Derby
                        At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Newcastle Rd/A519
                        Turn right onto Whitmore Rd/A5182
                        Continue to follow A5182  1.9 mi3 mins
                        .At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Whitmore Rd/A53
               continue to follow A53  3.7 mi /6 mins
                        Turn right onto A51 0.2 mi< 1 min
                        Slight left onto Newcastle Rd/A53 2.8 mi4 mins
                        At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Newcastle Rd/A53
                        At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Market Drayton Rd/A53
              Continue to follow A53  4.3 mi/6 mins
                        At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A53 1.8 mi3 mins
                        At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on A53 4.5 mi6 mins
                        At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A442 9.4 mi12 mins
                        At the roundabout, continue straight onto Whitchurch Dr/A5223 0.8 mi2 mins
                       At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Apley Ave 0.4 mi< 1 min
                      At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Whitchurch Rd 0.2 mi< 1 min
                        Continue onto King St
             Go through 1 roundabout 0.4 mi/1 min
                        Turn left onto Regent St Wellington,
              Ground on the right

              Estimated Journey Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
            
             Post Code for SAT Nav:   TF1 2TU





 Real Ale Pubs in the vicinity:-

                 0.3 km away , is the Swan Hotel........



                      then a further km on is the Cock Hotel......

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Coach Travel.....

The Fingerpost Flyer will get you there, details are.....

 

Leaves Finger 12.00
Picks up at TS ; 12.15

Adults £18 / Under 16`s £14

Phone Lou on 07896 536757 to book.

Ian Brown

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