The Bantams travel to Stevenage this evening and we have compiled a handy Away Day Guide - packed full of useful information ahead of the 7.45pm contest in Hertfordshire.
Stevenage Football Club
The Lamex Stadium
ABOUT THE GROUND
Located on Broadhall Way, it has been the home of Stevenage FC since 1980.
The Lamex Stadium has the maximum capacity of 6,722 and has four stands: West Stand, North Terrace, East Terrace and the South Stand.
City supporters will be housed in the South Stand to watch this evenings contest. Built in 2001, this all-seated stand is behind the goal at the south end of the ground and has a capacity of 1,390.
Supporters can pay on the gate for this evening's game against Stevenage.
Matchday admission prices are as follows:
Adults (18-59) - £24
Concessions (60+) - £22
Under-18s - £16
Under-12s - £10
The Lamex Stadium’s South Stand has card and cash payment options available and travelling City supporters are welcome in the Broadhall Suite from 5.30pm.
Free matchday parking for 500 cars is available to fans at Fairlands Valley car park to the north of the ground. This is clearly signposted as you enter Stevenage from Junction 7 of the A1(M).
Please note fans are prohibited from parking in the nearby retail parks due to parking restrictions, exceeding which could result in fines.
Any fans parking in nearby residential streets are asked to park considerately and not to block driveways or inconvenience local residents.
Additional parking is also available in one of several town centre pay & display car parks.
ENTERTAINMENT AND REFRESHMENTS
The club's own Broadhall Suite opens at 6pm this evening for both home and away supporters.
There are a range of drinks on offer along with great value bar meals courtesy of Tony the Chef.
Otherwise, there is not much in the way of pubs near to the ground. Still, if you like your real ale then it is worth taking the 15 minute walk to the 'Our Mutual Friend' pub in Broadwater Crescent.
Across the roundabout from the ground, there is the 'Roaring Meg' Retail Park that has various eating outlets such as Pizza Hut, McDonalds & Burger King, plus a Harvester restaurant and bar.
By car: Leave the A1(M) at Junction 7 and take the A602 towards Stevenage. Go straight across the first roundabout and as you approach the next roundabout you can see the floodlights of the ground over on the right.
Post Code for SAT NAV: SG2 8RH
By Train: Stevenage railway station is on the East Coast main line and has regular services running between the capital and the north. Great Northern trains run between London Kings Cross (from 25 mins) and Peterborough (50 mins). Many East Coast mainline services also stop at Stevenage providing travel options between London, Leeds, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
On arrival at the station you then have three options to continue your journey to The Lamex:
By shuttle bus: The shuttle bus service with Arriva costs just £1 return and takes football fans from the railway station and bus station directly to The Lamex Stadium. Services commence 80 minutes before kick-off on a midweek game and continue an hour after the final whistle.
Please note: the shuttle departs from Stop N at the railway station.
By taxi: A taxi will take five minutes and cost approximately £5. Turn left out of the ticket barriers and head towards the town. Take the first stairs on the left before the bridge over the dual carriageway and the taxi rank is on the left.
By foot: The railway station is approximately one mile away from the ground.
Turn left out of the ticket barriers towards the town. Take the stairs on the right before the bridge over the dual carriageway and head along the A602, Lytton Way with the railway on your right. At the roundabout which has the police station on the right, use the underpass to take the second exit into Six Hills Way towards Asda. At the next roundabout take the third exit (South) continuing along the A602 Monkswood Way, passing Asda on your right and North Herts College. After about 3/4 mile you will arrive at a roundabout and the ground will be opposite you on the other side of the A602.
By Bus: Fans can also catch our shuttle bus service with Arriva which costs just £1 return and takes football fans from the bus station (Stop K - near Matalan) and railway station (Stop N) directly to The Lamex Stadium.
Services commence 80 minutes before kick-off on a midweek game and continue an hour after the final whistle.
Highs of 19° are expected in Stevenage today with a moderate breeze.
It is forecast to stay dry with temperatures dropping to around 14° by full-time.