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Visiting Boundary Park

Roads in Oldham and the surrounding areas, including the local motorway network, will be busier than normal on match day. Please check your route before you travel and allow more time for your journey.

The main road that will be affected by congestion prior to kick-off will be the A571 Oldham Road between the hospital and Broadway.

Following the game, Broadway (westbound) towards Elk Mill will have increased journey times.

Supporters on a matchday can use the North Stand Car Park (What3Words Navigation - ///ducks.guitar.quick), which has a cost of £5.
For those who wish to use these facilities please use the postcode 'OL2 5BL'.

Away supporters on a matchday should use the Hospital Car Park, Westhulme Avenue (What3Words Navigation - ///headed.secret.civil), which is also £5. A steward will be on hand to assist.

This car park is a five minute walk from Turnstiles 3 - 8 and a eight minute walk from Turnstiles 36 - 39.

Parking is limited and visiting supporters are advised to use the postcode 'OL1 2PB' for their satellite navigation, when driving to Boundary Park.

There are a number of local services which operate close to Boundary Park with the two main stops noted below.

Some services will depart from Oldham Bus Station (seven minute walk from Oldham King Street tram stop) and other may run from Manchester City Centre.

Sheepfoot Lane
149 - Higher Crumpsall Circular (Stagecoach)
159 - Oldham to Middleton (Stotts)

Royal Oldham Hospital Rochdale Road
181 - Manchester City Centre to Wrens Nest (First)
182 - Manchester City Centre to Wrens Nest (First)
183 - Limside to Royal Oldham Hospital (Stotts)
402 - Oldham to Buckstones Estate / Shaw (Rosso)
409 - Ashton to Rochdale (First)

TfGM introduced capped fares in September 2022 meaning that travelling on bus is consistent irrepsective of which operator you use. Single journeys are £2 for adults and £1 for children, while a day pass is £5 for adults and £2.50 for children.

If you are travelling by bus to Boundary Park please check service times with your operator before you travel.

Journeys could take longer than advertised on match days due to the volume of traffic, so please allow additional time for your journey

You can plan your bus journey with TfGM.

Also, find out more about 'Our Passby clicking here.

Manchester is well served by rail, with services running into Manchester Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. Fans can connect to onward tram services from Victoria and Piccadilly.

Be sure to plan ahead and check train times on the National Rail website before you travel.

Boundary Park is just over one mile from the town centre and so walking and cycling are good options to get to and from the match.

Walking from the town centre takes just over 20 minutes.

See the below map for the quickest routes.

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Away fans are located in the Chadderton Road End (behind the goal) at one end of the ground in front of Clayton Playing Fields.

Gates open two hours before kick-off with searches of supporters taking place at the turnstiles. Supporters are advised to arrive at the stadium in good time as there may be queues to enter. 

Wheelchair users and people with mobility issues should head to the Joe Royle Stand car park just off-Broadway where full disabled access to the Chadderton Road End is located. This ensures supporters can get inside Boundary Park safely.

If you’re visiting Oldham for the match and want to see more of the sites why not check out the Visit Oldham website to see what else this great town has to offer.

Manchester is home to the world's biggest football museum, exploring the beautiful game – past and present – through first-class exhibitions.

The National Football Museum is located in the city centre and is open daily from 10am to 5pm.

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