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Tickets and travel: Colchester (A, 21/02)

Posted: Mon 20 Feb 2017
Author: @wwfcofficial

Tickets are now on sale for the Sky Bet League 2 match at Colchester United on Tuesday 21st February (k.o. 7.45pm).

This fixture was originally scheduled for Saturday 28th January, and then Tuesday 7th February, but was rescheduled due to the Chairboys' cup commitments.

Wanderers have received a pre-sale allocation of 350 tickets in the Roman Cars North Stand (all seated, under-cover, unrestricted view).

Prices are as follows.

Advance
Adults: £19
Seniors (65+): £14
18-21: £15
U18: £11
U14: £4.50
U11*: FREE

On the night
Adults: £21
Seniors (65+): £16
18-21: £17
U18: £13
U14: £5
U11*: FREE

*U11s are free on a one-to-four basis (one adult, four U11s) After this, additional U11s will be charged £1.50 each.

Call 01494 441118, visit the shop at Adams Park or go online to book.

Tickets can be posted or made available for collection either from Adams Park until 12pm on the day of the game, or from Colchester's stadium from 6.15pm on the night.

Pre-sale ends at 12pm on the day of the game.

Travel
By Adrian Wood

Postcode: CO4 5UP

Recommended road directions
The U's stadium is located on the north side of the town, near to Colchester Business Park, and is easily accessible from the town via the Northern Approach Road. Take the M40 towards London, joining the northbound (clockwise) M25 at Junction 1A. Carry on the M25 to Junction 28. Here take the A12 following signs first for Chelmsford and then for Colchester. Leave the A12 at Junction 28, turning right at the first roundabout. Go across the bridge and then go straight over the second roundabout, before turning right into United Way from the third roundabout. You are now at the stadium.

Mileage from High Wycombe = 98

Recommended area for car parking
There is limited car parking at the stadium with just under 700 spaces in the main stadium car park. You can book a parking permit via 01206 755161 or on www.colutickets.com. Fans can use the nearby Park & Ride Car Park, which is a 5-10 minute walk away across Boxted Road Bridge. Note that the immediate area around the stadium is subject to a Parking Exclusion Zone on match days. Fans can park in town centre car parks and use the number 65 bus on Head Street to the train station. There you can link up with the shuttle bus service to the ground.

Travelling by coach?
OWWSA will be running a coach that will leave Adams Park at 16:00. Travel prices are £17 for adults, £16 for seniors, and £15 for juniors. The price for non-members is £21 (no refund if game is cancelled). If you wish to book by phone (Rena 01494 520179, Graham 07876 267301) or by e-mail (bookings@owwsa.co.uk) you need to do so by Sunday 19th February at 17.00 hrs.

Using the train?
There is a regular service from London Liverpool Street, average journey time being around an hour. The station is almost two miles from the ground, but visiting fans can take advantage of the club’s shuttle bus service, which costs just £2.50 for a return journey. The shuttle bus starts at 6pm on a weekday match day and takes less than ten minutes to get to the ground. There are trains from Colchester back to Liverpool Street on a regular basis up to 23:03 hrs.

Facilities for away fans
The ground capacity is 10,105 (All seated). Away fans are normally housed in the northern part of the JobServe Stand, which is situated on one side of the stadium. Around a thousand supporters can be accommodated in this area. As you would expect from a new stadium the facilities and view of the playing action are good. The stands are particularly steep, meaning that fans are kept close to the pitch and resulting in good sight lines. Leg room is good. A varied range of food is available on the concourses. Note that there is no facility to pay cash at the turnstiles, so you have to buy your tickets from the ticket booth if you haven't already bought them in advance. Telephone number at the stadium for any enquiries is 01206 755 100.