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Supporter Information For Sheffield United

9 March 2016

Your Supporter Liaison Officer, Jenny Warburton gives you some helpful information for Saturday’s game against Sheffield United.

How to get to the stadium and public transport information

By Car from the North
Exit the M1 at Junction 33 following signs to Sheffield (A57), continue along the Sheffield parkway until you reach the Park Square roundabout. 

Take the third exit and follow the A61 Sheaf Street. 

Sheffield Railway Station is on your left, at the Sheaf Street roundabout, continue ahead onto Suffolk Street. 

At the Granville Square roundabout turn right onto St Mary's Road. 

Take the second left into Shoreham Street and the ground is on the right.
 
By Car from the South
Exit the M1 at Junction 29 and take the A617 towards Chesterfield. 

Continue into Chesterfield and at the roundabout junction with the A61 take the third exit towards Sheffield. 

Continue on the A61 through Dronfield and into Sheffield. 

Continue past the Earl of Arundel and Surrey Public House on the left. 

Take the next left onto Bramall Lane and the ground is on the right.
 
By Car from the East
Exit the M1 at Junction 31 or 33 and take the A57 to the roundabout, take the third exit onto Sheaf Street. 

Continue from point 3 'From the North'.
 
By Car from the West
Take the A57 into Sheffield and take the fourth exit at roundabout into Upper Hanover Street and at the second roundabout take the third exit Bramall Lane.

By Bus
From the Sheffield Interchange, services 47 and 48 will take you to Shoreham Street. Service 53 (Low Edges) will take you to Queens Road. 

From Arundel Gate service numbers 33, 43, 44/44a (Chesterfield) or 252 will take you to Bramall Lane. 

From High Street, services 20/20a, 25/25a, 75, 76, 97 & 98 will take you to London Road/John Street. 

For further details call Traveline on 01709 51 51 51.

By Rail
The ground is a few minutes’ walk from Sheffield Midland Railway Station (one mile). 
For further details on train times and fares, please call National Rail Enquiries Line on 08457 48 49 50.

By Tram
The ground is approximately a 10 minute walk from Granville Road (Sheffield College) Tram Stop. 

This stop is served by the Blue and Purple routes from the city centre bound for Halfway and Herdings Park respectively.

For up to date information on all bus, tram, train times and fares please visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com.
 
By Official Club Coach
We are running official coach travel, sponsored by Swans Travel:

Departs: 12.30pm
Adults: £12
Under 18: £9
 
Under 18’s must be accommodated by an adult if travelling on official coaches.

To book your tickets, either visit the SportsDirect.com Park ticket office or book via our eticket website.

For more information, please contact ticket office manager Will Peters via email or 0161 785 5150.
 
Car Parking including Blue Badge Parking Information
Unfortunately parking is not available at the ground on a matchday. Please be aware that the surrounding areas are controlled by pay and display or permit holder only restrictions.
 
Off-Street Match Day Parking:
  • Atkinsons, Charter Row, Sheffield, S1 4HR
  • Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW
  • Furnival Gate, Matilda Way, Sheffield, S1 4QJ
  • Rockingham Way, Sheffield, S1 4JD
  • Sidney Street, Sheffield, S1 4EG
For more information on mach day parking, visit Just Park.
 
Blue Badge spaces are full for the season, however the APCOA car park, located a short distance from the ground is secure and just £3 if a match ticket is shown.
 
For more information on facilities for disabled supporters, please contact melvin.jackson@sufc.co.uk.
 
Ticketing Information for Visiting Supporters
Saturday’s game is all-ticket. Latics have been allocated the upper tier of the stand behind the goal of the Bramall Lane stand.
 
Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults: £20
Over 60: £13
Students (Valid NUS): £11
18-21: £11
Under 18: £9
 
Tickets go off sale from the club’s ticket office at 3pm on Friday, March 11.
 
For more information, please contact ticket office manager Will Peters via email or 0161 785 5150.

For visiting disabled supporters, the club provides:

1) Bramall Lane Lower Stand/Westfield Corner

10 wheelchair spaces & 10 designated seats for ambulant disabled supporters

These seats and wheelchair spaces can be accessed via the ambulance gate eliminating the need for any steps to be negotiated.

Tickets are distributed through the Box Office of the visiting club. Concession match day cost applies with a personal assistant if required admitted free of charge.

Refreshment facilities on the concourse are not accessible for wheelchair users; therefore the Club will employ a Disabled Away Steward to provide additional assistance.
 
If you have any further queries regarding facilities for disabled supporters or wish to put forward any ideas/suggestions please contact: melvin.jackson@sufc.co.uk.

Away friendly pre-match venues
The Albion pub on London Road, one of the main roads adjacent to the ground, welcomes well behaved visitors and has a great range of real ales and lagers.
 
Pubs close to the ground tend to be for home fans only. About a ten minute walk away at the bottom of Eccleshall Road is a Wetherspoons Outlet called the 'Sheaf Island'.
 
A little further away on Wellington Street is the Devonshire Cat. This pub has around 12 hand pulled beers on offer, serves food, has a large screen TV, welcomes families (until 7pm) and is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Although there are bouncers on the doors, away fans are allowed into the pub wearing colours. See the Devonshire Cat website for more details. 

Near to the railway station is the Globe, which is around a five minute walk from the station and a 15 minute walk from the ground and welcomes home and away fans as long as there was no singing.
 
The Howard is a good pub for away fans. Service is very good and it is well policed. This pub is also located near to the railway station, on Howard Street opposite.
 
In the station itself is the Sheffield Tap which serves real ales and is run by the Thornbridge Brewery (please note though that no football colours are allowed).
 
Also worth a visit is the Rutland Arms on Brown Street. A real ale place only a few minutes from the train station and around a 15 minute walk then to Bramall Lane.
 
The pubs near to the ground such as the, 'Sheaf House', 'Railway Hotel', the 'Golden Lion' and on Bramall Lane; 'The Railway' & 'Cricketers' are for home fans only.
 
Otherwise alcohol is available inside the ground in the form of plastic 500ml bottles of Carlsberg (£3.60) or 330ml bottles of Cider (£3.60).
 
Cash machine
There is one located in the Bramall Lane petrol station adjacent to the away end

Concourse Catering
The concourse kiosks at Bramall Lane have a wide variety of food and beverages on offer to both home and away supporters throughout the match. Hot food offerings include Pukka Pies, burgers, chips, sausage rolls and pulled pork sandwiches. 

Cold snacks are also available such as crisps, chocolate bars and sweets. A full range of hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are also on offer in each area of the stadium.

Match Programme
The official matchday programme “UTB” is priced at £3 and available from a number of sellers outside Bramall Lane and en route to the stadium. You can also buy UTB from the Blades Superstore (see below).

Club Shop
The Blades Superstore is situated at the stadium at the bottom of the main car park (Cherry Street). The store offers a wide range of merchandise from pocket money items to replica kit, tracksuits and framed prints. There is also an online store which can be found at: www.sufcdirect.co.uk
 
Concourse Betting 
No information provided

Baby Changing Facilities
No information provided
 
Staying for longer?
Visit the superb onsite 4 star hotel: Copthorne Hotel Sheffield Bramall Lane Sheffield S2 4SU.

For reservations call: 0114 2525480 or visit www.millenniumhotels.co.uk/copthornesheffield
 
Contact details for the opposing SLO/match-day incident number
Supporter Liaison Officer: john.garrett@sufc.co.uk
Disabled Liaison Officer: melvin.jackson@sufc.co.uk

There are also four match-day SLOs located around the ground on match-days.
 
To view the Sheffield United fan guide, please click here.

If you have any questions or comments, you can contact Jenny at jenny.warburton@oldhamathletic.co.uk.
 
Safe journey to our travelling supporters!

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