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AWAY INFO: COLCHESTER UNITED

10 March 2016

Useful information ahead of Latics' visit to Colchester.

  • Latics travel to Colchester on Saturday in Sky Bet League One.
  • Kick off 3.00pm at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
  • Pay on the day available at the ground, prices will increase.
COLCHESTER UNITED vs. WIGAN ATHLETIC
SKY BET LEAGUE ONE
SATURDAY 12 MARCH 2016
KICK-OFF 3.00pm


TRAVEL - BY CAR

From the north (London bound carriageway) -
A12 - JUNCTION 28

Turn off at Junction 28, turning left at the first roundabout. Turn right into United Way from the second roundabout to reach the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

The postcode of the stadium is CO4 5UP, but www.cu-fc.com recommended to use CO4 5JS if the stadium postcode is not recognised by your sat nav system.

TRAVEL - BY TRAIN

Supporters arriving by train to Colchester Station are able to take advantage of Colchester's shuttle bus service, which costs just £2.50 for a return journey.

Upon arrival at Colchester Station, fans should turn left out of Colchester Station for the shuttle buses. The shuttle bus starts at 1.00pm on a Saturday match day, with a journey time of approximately 10 minutes.

PARKING

Matchday Car Park Permits
There is only limited car parking at the stadium itself, with under 700 spaces in the main stadium car park.

Car parking priced at £6.00 booked directly at www.colutickets.com (subject to availability).

Parking Exclusion Zone
Supporters should be aware that 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.

Parking in Colchester
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.

There are plenty of pubs and restaurants in the town centre and visiting fans may find that getting to the ground in this way is an enjoyable one.

TICKETS



You can follow Latics at Colchester with tickets on sale through the DW Stadium Ticket Office until 4.00pm on Friday 11 March 2016 at the following prices:

Adult - £21.00
Over 65 - £15.00
18-21 years - £16.00
Under 18 - £12.00
Under 14 - £5.50
Under 11 - FREE*

Supporters can also pay on the day at the ground through the ticket office located next to the club shop, prices will be as follows:

Adult - £23.00
Over 65 - £17.00
18-21 years - £18.00
Under 18 - £14.00
Under 14 - £6.00
Under 11 - FREE*

*Under 11s free with a paying adult (up to four per adult).



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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Referee: Eddie Ilderton (replacing Kevin Johnson)
Assistant Referee 1: Mark Mellor
Assistant Referee 2: Michael Webb
Fourth Official: Richard Kendall

Kit - All black outfield. Goalkeeper in red.

Information gathered from cu-fc.com


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