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AWAY INFO: NORWICH CITY

26 September 2018

Useful information for Latics supporters heading to Norwich City.

  • Latics travel to Norwich City looking to make it three straight victories in the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Tickets available in advance until 2.00pm Friday 28 September. Cash only pay on the day facility.
  • Match day guide for Latics supporters travelling Carrow Road.

2018-19 Season Cards

NORWICH CITY v WIGAN ATHLETIC
CARROW ROAD

SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2018
KICK-OFF 3.00PM

Latics supporters will be making their way to Carrow Road on Saturday as Paul Cook's men travel to face Norwich City in the Sky Bet Championship.

For those who haven't travelled to Norwich before or who would like more information on the match day experience, Wigan Athletic Supporter Liaison Officers Jason Taylor and Ian Wadsworth have sourced the following information.

TICKET DETAILS

Tickets are priced as follows:

Adults - £20
Over 65s - £10
Under 18s - £5
Under 12s - £1

Ambulant/Disabled tickets are the same as the relevant age group with a free carer where applicable.

HOW TO BUY

Phone – 01942 311111
In PersonDW Stadium Ticket Office Opening Hours until 2.00pm on Friday 28 September or pay on the day in cash at the Carrow Road ticket office.

TRAVEL

Postcode: NR1 1JE

BY SUPPORTERS CLUB COACH

Coaches will depart from the DW Stadium at 8.00am on Saturday morning.

Parking is available around the perimeter of the DW Stadium accessed via Stadium Way.

For more information please email info@wiganathleticsupportersclub.co.uk or call 01942 829988.
 
BY ROAD

From the West (A47): Exit A47 at A146, following signs for Norwich and Lowestoft. Turn left at the first set of lights at the bottom of the slip-road, then continue to the next set of traffic lights and turn right onto Martineau Lane. Keep in the right-hand lane and at the County Hall roundabout take the second exit. Keep right and turn right at the next set of traffic lights onto King Street – follow this road as it bends to the right over a bridge, with Carrow Road then visible to your right.

From the South (A11): Approaching Norwich on the A11, take the fifth exit at Thickthorn roundabout onto the A47, following signs for Great Yarmouth. Having joined the A47, follow the directions listed above to access the stadium.

PARKING

For visiting supporters travelling on unofficial coaches/minibuses please contact the Norwich City ticket office on 01603 721902 for parking information.

Car Parking is available for first team home matches at County Hall, Martineau Lane Norwich, NR1 2DW which is a 10 minute walk from Carrow Road. No Pre-booking available.

Price per match is £6, pay on the day via card or cash.

Please note, road closures operate immediately before and after matches outside the stadium to allow pedestrians to leave safely. Resident parking schemes are in place in the streets around Carrow Road and this is strictly enforced and identified through on-street signage. Please DO NOT park in these areas as you will be fined, and please also respect the needs of local residents.

Parking at Morrisons adjacent to the stadium is reserved for store customers only, with penalties imposed for misuse of this car park.

BY RAIL

Norwich Train Station is located less than ten minutes on foot from Carrow Road. When walking out of the station turn left and follow Koblenz Avenue to reach the stadium or alternatively walk straight over at the traffic lights and through the Riverside Leisure complex to reach the stadium.

For more information on rail services visit: greateranglia.co.uk

LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT

First Group provide city and countywide bus services into Norwich. Norwich Bus Station is located approximately one mile from Carrow Road on Surrey Street (NR1 3NX).

Park and Ride services are also operational around the city centre. For more information on bus services: norfolk.gov.uk/roads-and-transport

If you are travelling to a game by air, the quickest and cheapest way to get to Carrow Road from the airport would be to catch a bus from the Passenger Terminal. Catch the 501 Park & Ride bus towards Thickthorn, get off at Castle Meadow and get the Blue Line 25, stopping at the Riverside Leisure Centre just opposite the stadium.

For more information on travelling via Norwich Airport travel visit: norwichairport.co.uk

MATCH DAY FACILITIES

The away supporters section of Carrow Road is located in the far right end of The South Stand. Gates open 90 minutes ahead of kick-off where hot food, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and snacks are all served from our friendly kiosk staff inside the concourse. Kiosks close five minutes after kick-off, opening again at half-time before closing on the commencement of the second-half.

Kiosk Meal Deals

Hot Dog & Beer/Ale - £7.00
Hot Dog & Soft Drink/Coffee - £5.50
Pie & Beer/Ale - £7.00
4 x Pints of Beer Deal - £14.00

More deals available on day, see menu boards or ask kiosk staff. All deals subject to change.

THINGS TO DO IN NORWICH

Norwich Castle Museum

Located in the heart of Norwich, Norwich Castle (pictured) is renowned for its impressive architecture and is certainly a must-visit on your trip to the city.

Norwich Cathedral

The most complete Norman Cathedral in England and one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe, Norwich Cathedral is one of England’s finest cathedrals. With over 900 years of history, explore the Cathedral building and discover the largest Cathedral Close and monastic Cloisters in the UK.

The Forum

This impressive building is home to the region’s BBC platforms and studios and the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library. The Forum also contains a restaurant, a café and is where the local Tourist Information Centre is located. The amphitheatre steps at the front of The Forum and the building’s atrium are home to many exhibitions and performances.

Shopping

Norwich is one of the top UK shopping destinations with a mix of both highstreet names and individual boutiques, as well as the largest open-air market in England. Norwich Market has been in operation for over 900 years, and the market’s iconic coloured roofs will catch the eye of any keen photographers travelling to our city. There are two main shopping centres; Chapelfield and Castle Mall, just a five-minute walk from one-another. In addition to this, the streets of the city are packed full of stores sure to fulfil all your shopping needs.

The Lanes

The Norwich Lanes are a series of alleyways and open communal spaces set just a few steps away from the imposing clock tower of Norwich City Hall, which overlooks the market. The medieval architecture is some of the finest to be found anywhere in the UK. Today the lanes are home to a thriving independent retail area and a vast array of cafés, restaurants and bars. The Lanes offers something for everyone morning, noon and night.

Tombland

Once the site of an Anglo-Saxon market place, now the hub of nightlife in Norwich, Tombland is full to the brim of bars and restaurants sure to please, both night and day. Riverside Walk The Riverside Walk is a great way to see Norwich. This free walk is around two miles in total and can be joined at various points along its route. It offers some beautiful views of the River Wensum and is tranquil despite its close proximity to the city.

Norwich 12

Including the Castle and The Forum, the Norwich 12 is a family of heritage attractions, acting as an international showcase of English urban and cultural development over the last 1,000 years. Other features on the Norwich 12 are; Norwich Cathedral, The Great Hospital, The Halls, The Guildhall, Dragon Hall, The Assembly House, St James Mill, The Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Surrey House and City Hall.

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.


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