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AWAY DAY GUIDE: SWINDON v CITY

2 January 2020

The Bantams take on their first away trip of the New Year this afternoon, visiting Swindon Town (3.00pm). 

We have compiled a handy Away Day Guide - packed full of useful information ahead of the 3.00pm contest!

STADIUM ADDRESS

The Energy Check County Ground

County Road

Swindon

Wiltshire

SN1 2ED

PYROTECHNICS & BEHAVIOUR

The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.

ABOUT THE GROUND

The Energy Check County Ground has been home to Swindon Town since 1896 - having opened four years earlier. 

A 15,547-capacity venue, the ground is compromised of four stands - the the Arkell's Stand, Stratton Bank, Town End and Don Rogers Stand. 

The stadium has also hosted England youth and women internationals, on top of various music concerts. 

TICKETS

City supporters can PAY ON THE GATE for this afternoon's contest. 

Travelling fans will be housed in the Arkell's Stand - on an unreserved basis. 

Admission prices are as follows:

Adults - £23
Concessions (Over-65s and Students) - £17
Under-21s - £10
Under-18s - £6 
Under-11s - £2  

Disabled supporters pay the age-related cost and will be entitled to a free carer if in possession of DLA or PIP at the mid-or-enhanced rates.

For more information, call a member of our ticketing team - on 01274 770012.

CAR PARKING

Car parking is available - for £5 - at St. Joseph's Secondary School, situated just a 10-minute walk from the stadium. 

Limited street parking around the ground is also available, with various town centre car parks just 0.5 miles from the stadium. 

ENTERTAINMENT AND REFRESHMENTS

To drink:

Away fans are treated to their own bar, called Bar 71, which is located by the away turnstiles. However, this is quite small and tends to fill up quickly.

The Cricket Club, located along County Road - behind the visiting Arkell's Stand - also welcomes away supporters. 

To eat:

Food is available to purchase inside the ground, with a selection of curries, pies and pastries on offer. 

GETTING THERE

By car: 

Take the M40 to junction 9. Then take the A43, A34 and then the A420 into Swindon. 

At Drakes' Roundabout turn onto Queen's Drive. At the next set of roundabouts take the third exit onto County Road, the entrance to the stadium is the first right.

By train: 

From the front of the station turn left onto Station Road. Facing the White House pub, head right onto Corporation Street. 

At the traffic lights turn left onto Manchester Road. At the end of Manchester Road turn right onto County Road. The entrance to the stadium is the second left.

This walk should take approximately 10 minutes.

WEATHER

A dry afternoon is in store for supporters, with temperatures of 8°C accompanying a five per-cent chance of rain. 


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