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AWAY GUIDE: COLCHESTER UNITED

22 October 2015

Supporters information for tomorrow's match...

COLCHESTER UNITED
Stadium: Weston Homes Community Stadium
Capacity: 10,105
Postcode: C04 5UP

STADIUM:
Colchester moved into the purpose-built Weston Homes Community Stadium in 2008 after leaving Layer Road, their home of 71 years.
The ground comprises of four separate, all-seated, single-tiered stands.
Visiting supporters are accommodated in the Jobserve East Stand on one side of the pitch.

TRAVEL INFORMATION (courtesy of cu-fc.com)
With parking limited in the immediate surrounds of the stadium, visiting fans are advised to use official coach travel services where possible and where advertised with your own club. There are, however, other alternatives.

By Road…
The stadium is just seconds from the main A12 trunk road that serves East Anglia.
From the South (Ipswich bound carriageway) - Turn off at Junction 28, turning right at the first roundabout. Go across the bridge and then go straight over the second roundabout, before turning right into United Way from the third roundabout. You are now at the stadium.
From the North (London bound carriageway) - Turn off at Junction 28, turning left at the first roundabout. Turn right into United Way from the second roundabout. You are now at the stadium.
Postcode – The stadium postcode is CO4 5U, but your Sat Nav system may not acknowledge this. It is recommended to use CO4 5JS, which is the nearby Rapid Electronics factory.

By Rail…
Visiting fans arriving by train to Colchester Station can use CUFC’s shuttle bus service, which costs just £2.50 for a return journey.
Upon arrival at Colchester Station, fans should turn left out of the station and hop on the shuttle buses.
The shuttle bus starts at 1pm on a Saturday matchday and takes just ten minutes to get to the ground.

Parking…
Please note that there is only limited car parking at the stadium itself, with just under 700 spaces in the main stadium car park.
The immediate area around the Weston Homes Community Stadium is subject to a Parking Exclusion Zone on matchdays.
Covering both existing Clearways and also nearby residential areas, these roads will be marshalled by Colchester United and Essex Police to prevent parking on roads not permitted under the Stadium Travel Plan.
Fans coming by car are able to park in town centre car parks, paying the required fee, before joining up with the Matchday Travel Service.
There are numerous town centre car parks, whilst there is also an extensive pay car park at Colchester Train Station.
If parking in a town centre car park, visiting fans can buy a ticket for the number 65 bus on Head Street to the train station (a five to ten minute journey), where they can then link up with the shuttle bus service, which is a £2.50 return to the stadium.

TICKETS:
Walsall fans can buy tickets at Colchester on the day of the game.

The matchday ticket prices are:
Adults: £25
Over-65s: £19
18-21 year olds: £19
Armed Forces with valid ID: £19
Under-18s: £14
Under-14s: £6
Under-11s: Free of charge (maximum of four per paying adult). Additional Under-11s are £2.

Disabled supporters are entitled to a Carer free of charge. Prices are available in the following price categories: Adult, OAP, Young Person (18-20).

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