Useful information for Latics supporters heading to Villa Park.
- Latics travel to Aston Villa for the first away fixture of the 2018-19 season.
- 1,345 Latics supporters heading to Villa Park.
- Match day guide for Latics supporters travelling Villa on Saturday.
ASTON VILLA v WIGAN ATHLETIC
SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 11 AUGUST 2018
1,345 Latics supporters will be making their way to Villa Park this weekend as Paul Cook's men take on Steve Bruce's Aston Villa in their first away fixture of the 2018-19 Sky Bet Championship campaign.
For those who haven't travelled to Villa Park before or who would like more information on the match day experience at Aston Villa, Wigan Athletic Supporter Liaison Officers Jason Taylor and Ian Wadsworth have sourced the following information.
A full visiting supporters guide can be found by [clicking here], including information on turnstile access, access for disabled supporters, sale of alcohol, match day programme, Family Fun Zone and ticket collection.
TICKET DETAILS - NO PAY ON THE DAY
Postcode: B6 6HE
Travelling from the NORTH WEST or SOUTH WEST:
Aston Villa recommend that fans traveling by car from the north exit the M6 at junction 7 and follow the signs for Birmingham A34. By turning left on to Aston Lane you will be heading towards the stadium.
Car Parking priced at £7 for cars is available at the BROOKVALE ROAD Car Park located at the junction of Tame Road (post code is B6 7DS).
Travelling from the NORTH EAST or SOUTH EAST:
Aston Villa recommend that you exit the M6 at junction 6. If you take the right hand exit at junction 6 (A38) you need to stay in the right hand lane and turn right at the island to head towards matchday parking at Powerleague.
You will need to arrive early to avoid the Traffic Exclusion Zone if trying to access Brookvale Road. An alternative route to this site is via Aston Hall Road – Electric Avenue – Tame Road.
If you take the left hand lane (A38M) you need to stay in the left hand lane and exit the A38M at the first exit. At Park Circus (traffic island) take the second exit and matchday parking is available at the first left turn.
Parking for Disabled supporters
Any disabled supporters should contact Aston Villa's Disabled Liaison Officer on 0333 323 1874 for information.
The visiting supporters’ coach park is located on Witton Lane and is highlighted on the map shown on page 6 of this guide. Parking for away coaches is free, and the coach park is located very close to your turnstiles. If you organise coach travel to Villa Park then please email the West Midlands Police Football Liaison Department in advance of your travel arrangements on email@example.com
Parking for Away fans Minibuses is at the BROOKVALE ROAD Car Park located at the junction of Tame Road (post code is B6 7DS). Minibuses will be charged £12 per minibus. The £12 fee for minibuses is payable in cash on the day to the third party that operate the site.
The minibus parking is best accessed from junction 7 of the M6. If you do access Villa Park by junction 6 of the M6, an alternative route to this site is via Aston Hall Road – Electric Avenue – Tame Road.
If you organise away minibus travel to Villa Park, please email the West Midlands Police Football Liaison Officer in advance of your travel arrangements at firstname.lastname@example.org
Witton station is the nearest station to Villa Park, and is also the nearest train station to the visiting supporters seating at Villa Park. As well as regular services from Birmingham New Street, Witton station offers park & ride possibilities north of Villa Park on the Walsall line.
For details of the accessible features of the station and for timetable information please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk and www.networkwestmidlands.com
Flags and Banners
Where possible, we are happy to try and help the displaying of your flag and / or banner at Villa Park within the away area at Villa Park. Please email a photograph of your flag and / or banner to email@example.com at least three days prior to your visit. We reserve the right to refuse admission to any flag or banner Please get in touch in advance so we can confirm arrangements and avoid disappointing you on the day of the match.
WIGAN ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS ARE REMINDED THAT IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO ENCROACH ON THE PITCH AND/OR TO USE PYROTECHNIC DEVICES AT MATCHES.
CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS AND BANNING ORDERS COULD RESULT IF ANYONE BREAKS THE LAW IN THIS WAY.
PLEASE RESPECT THE LAW AND THE GOOD NAME OF WIGAN ATHLETIC.