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AWAY INFO: BRISTOL CITY

4 April 2019

Useful information for Latics supporters heading to Ashton Gate.

  • Latics head to Bristol City in the Sky Bet Championship this Saturday!
  • Tickets available until 3.00pm on Friday 5 April, no pay on the day option.
  • Can't make it to the game? Listen live on iFollow Latics.

BRISTOL CITY v WIGAN ATHLETIC
ASHTON GATE

SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 6 APRIL 2019
KICK-OFF 3.00PM

Latics supporters make their way to Bristol City on Saturday as Paul Cook's men travel to Ashton Gate in the Sky Bet Championship.

For those who haven't travelled to Bristol City 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.

For the full away day guide, [click here].

TICKETS - NO PAY ON THE DAY FACILITY

Bristol City v Wigan Athletic Tickets

We have received an initial allocation of 1,037 tickets for this game, with tickets priced as follows:

Adults - £27.00
Over-65s - £24.00
Under-25s - £24.00
Under-21s - £21.00
Under-19s - £15.00
Under-12s - £10.00

OFF-SALE DATES

Online – 4pm on Tuesday 2nd April
Phones and in person – 3pm on Friday 5th April

HOW TO BUY

Online - eticketing.co.uk/wiganathletic
Phone – 01942 311111 - pick up from the DW or arrange for collection.
In Person – DW Stadium Ticket Office Opening Hours

INFORMATION FOR DISABLED SUPPORTERS

Please visit bcfc.co.uk for information for disabled supporters visiting Ashton Gate.

TRAVEL

Postcode: BS3 2EJ


BY SUPPORTERS CLUB COACH

Coaches will depart from the DW Stadium at 9.30am on Saturday morning, with an approximate journey time of four hours.

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 M5: Leave the M5 motorway at junction 18, travel along the Portway (A4) following the signs for Bristol Airport/Taunton (A38). Over the swing bridge (Brunel Way), branching left into Winterstoke Road, and left again at the traffic lights for Ashton Gate.

FROM M4: At junction 19, exit onto M32 towards Bristol. Continue on A4032. Turn left at A4044/Bond Street. Continue to follow A4044. At Temple Circus Gyratory, take the 2nd exit onto A4/ Templegate. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A370/York Road. Continue to follow A370. Go through one roundabout. Slight left to merge onto Brunel Way. Take the next left at traffic lights for Ashton Gate.

*This route directs through Bristol City Centre and journey time can be significantly increased due to traffic. Travelling along the Portway via the M5 is often considerably quicker. For the Portway, leave the M4 at junction 20 and join the M5 South-bound, then follow the above directions for M5*.

You can park for free at the Portway Park & Ride and take the AG1 dedicated supporter bus to Ashton Gate. For more information please see the parking section.

RAIL AND BUS INFORMATION

The closest station to Ashton Gate is Parson Street, a 10-20 minute walk from the stadium. Parson Street is accessible from mainline stations including Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway and Weston-Super-Mare. For more information visit the Great Western Rail website, or call 0345 7000 125.

From Temple Meads train station, Abus run a service from one hour before kick-off to all first team matches, The stop for Temple Meads Station is TJ. The route then goes through the centre of Bristol. The drop off / pick-up point for the stadium is on Winterstoke Road. Fares are £2 (single or return). English Concessionary card holders travel free.

For more information visit www.bcfc.co.uk/ABus or telephone 0117 977 6126.

PARKING

There is limited parking available for away fans, in Avonline, for £10 per car, this must be paid for in advance.

There are a limited number of spaces to wheelchair users in the Winterstoke car park at the cost of £15 per space. These are issued on a first come, first served basis so please contact Supporter Services in advance on 0117 9630 600 (option one) to book.

Bedminster cricket club is just a 10 minute walk from the ground. Spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis with a small fee per car. It may be closed during the cricket season.

DJ Parking operates from Ashton Vale Trading Estate situated five minutes from Ashton Gate. Spaces are offered on a first come first serve basis with a charge of £7 per car.

Bedminster Cricket Club Clanage Road Bristol BS3 2JX

DJ Football And Rugby Parking Cala Trading Estate Bristol BS3 2HA

Surrounding Areas

Should you utilise street parking, please be mindful of local residents and respect all road laws.

Official Away Coaches

Supporters travelling on Wigan Athletic Supporters Club coaches will park at a nearby carpark called Avonline which is about a 5 minute walk from the ground.

Park & Ride

There is a Park & Ride site close to the M4 at Portway that drops off at the stadium. This service is also popular with home fans.

MATCH DAY FACILITIES
 
Away Fans Pubs

Pubs in the local vicinity are used by home supporters. Away fans should avoid pubs on North Street and in the Ashton & Bedminster area, while pubs closer to Ashton Gate - both the Robins and the Rising Sun - operate a home fans only policy.

The Nova Scotia welcomes well-behaved away supporters, along with the Rose of Denmark. They are a 15 minute walk from the ground.

Most pubs and bars situated in the City Centre and Hotwells Road are receptive to away supporters.

Away supporters can purchase drinks from the mobile catering vans surrounding the Stadium and also within they Atyeo away concourse.

All fans are asked for cooperation both in and around the local community and that you are respectful of the surrounding residential areas as drinking is not allowed in public areas across Bristol.

Fan Zone

The fan zone is free and offers a great atmosphere with food, drink and live music 2 hours before kick off and post match too.

Behind the Atyeo Stand (and away turnstiles) there is a dedicated Fan Village for away supporters, which offers food and drink for sale.

Food & Drink

Outside the stadium, visiting supporters will be able to purchase a range of food and drink from catering vans which are situated around the ground. You can also visit our coffee shop situated next to the club store which offers a variety of food and drinks, as well as Sports Bar & Pizzeria.

Cashpoint

The nearest cashpoint is located at Sainsburys on Winterstoke Road (BS3 2NS) which is about a 5 minute walk from the Stadium. Supporters can pay via card throughout the stadium with contactless payment also in place at all kiosks.


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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