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Guide for supporters attending Aston Villa Women v Chelsea Women

14 April 2023

Club News

Guide for supporters attending Aston Villa Women v Chelsea Women

14 April 2023

The Poundland Bescot Stadium will play host to the Vitality Women's FA Cup semi-final as Aston Villa Women take on Chelsea Women, with kick-off at 2.15pm.

Here is a useful guide for anyone heading to the game: 

Turnstiles will open at 12.45pm.

Please note the Poundland Bescot Stadium is a CASHLESS venue; this now includes parking payments.

The stadium is less than a mile from junction 9 of the M6.

Postcode: WS1 4SA

Travel Information

Please be aware that the annual Walsall Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan procession will be taking place on Sunday, April 16 and will involve the use of main and side road closures as the event takes place on the route detailed below.

The route will be as follows: West Bromwich Street, Corporation Street, Wednesbury Road, A4038 Darlaston Road, Wellington Street (where the procession will halt for 60 minutes) before continuing on A4148 Pleck Road, Rollingmill Street (where the procession will halt for 30 minutes) before proceeding along Corporation Street West and Corporation Street concluding at the temple on West Bromwich Street.

It is expected that the procession will start at approximately 10am and conclude at 2pm.

Long delays to through traffic are expected. Drivers are advised to consider the use of alternative routes and access or leave Walsall town centre from the east wherever possible.

Access to the stadium from Junction 9 will be unaffected and signed diversions will be in place to direct traffic coming from Junction 10 and the Walsall town centre.

By Road

From M6 North: leave the M6 at junction 9 and take the A461 towards Walsall, turn right onto the A4148 (Wallowes Lane) and right again at the second set of traffic lights. The ground will appear on your left.

From M6 South: leave the M6 at junction 7 and take the A34 towards Walsall. At the end of the dual carriageway, turn left at the Bell Inn pub into Walstead Road and continue straight on this road for two miles. The stadium will appear on your right.

Click here for the latest travel information. 

By Bus

As of January 1st 2023, the number 45 bus service | Walsall - West Bromwich (via Yew Tree, Stone Cross & Charlemont Farm)

This route will be run by Diamond on a revised timetable as 45 & 45A. This will also replace Diamond’s current 401E. National Express West Midlands tickets will not be valid on the 45 & 45A.

Click here for Network West Midlands bus information.

By Rail

Bescot Stadium Railway Station, just a two-minute walk from the stadium, is served by trains from Birmingham Grand Central (New Street) and Wolverhampton.

We advise travelling fans to use Walsall station for disability access as we have been made aware that Bescot Stadium station is not able to support access needs.

Click here to visit West Midlands Railway's website. 

 

Parking

Car parking is available at the stadium at a cost of £7 per car, £10 per mini bus and £15 per coach, including disabled supporters.

 

Card payments can now be made for parking.

Additional parking has been made available behind the University of Wolverhampton Stand (Blue Sector) and behind the HomeServe Stand (Green Sector).

Parking is also available at the nearby Bescot Stadium Railway Station.

There are free parking facilities for cyclists outside the Main Stand.

 

Tickets

Tickets will be available online until kick-off. We also offer an adult & Under-14 matchday ticket package for £14.50.

 

Poundland Stand Bar

The bar underneath the Poundland Stand, The Mick Kearns Community Hub, is open to all fans before every home match, with entry free of charge, from 12.45pm.

The bar area available for supporters wishing to eat or drink, with live televised matches shown on the TVs around the room.

This area can be accessed once through the turnstiles in the Experienced Energy Solutions Stand.

The bar will also be open for up to an hour afer the full-time whistle.

 

Programmes

The official matchday programme, Villa Women News & Record, can be purchased at various points on the stadium forecourt for £2.


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