29 Sep 15
By Broncos Media
Posted in Club News

Spectator information for Kingstone Press Finals Day

London Broncos play in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield Final this Sunday 4th October as part of the Kingstone Press Finals Day.

Below is information provided to make yourday as enjoyable as possible.

Select security stadium, Widnes
CONFERENCE CHALLENGE TROPHY FINAL: Kick-off 11.30AM
KINGSTONE PRESS LEAGUE 1 PLAY-OFF FINAL: Kick-off 2.00PM
KINGSTONE PRESS CHAMPIONSHIP SHIELD FINAL: Kick-off 4.30PM

OPENING TIMES:
Ticket office: 10:00am
Turnstiles: limited at 11.00am, fully operational from 1.00pm

Spectator Coach Parking Plan – East End of Stadium

SMOKE FREE:

Select Security Stadium is a non-smoking venue, smoking is not permitted in any area within the Stadium; the use of electronic cigarettes is also prohibited.  The stadium operates a zero tolerance policy in relation to this matter.  Any spectator found to be in contravention of this regulation will be ejected from the premises

TRAVEL

From the M62.  Exit at J7 and follow the brown tourist signs

Spectators should allow sufficient time for their journey and to plan for any unexpected delays.   Mersey Gateway Project.  There are major long-term road work on the Runcorn/Widnes Bridge.  The advice is to avoid the Bridge and find an alternative route

TRAIN

Widnes Railway Station is approximately one mile from the Stadium.  Turn right onto Birchfield Road, then right into Highfield Road.  Follow road to stadium.

Visit the National Rail Enquiries website for more details on specific services: www.nationalrail.co.uk.

If you are planning on travelling by train please remember to check what time the last train departs and the time departure times of any connections.

PUBLIC PARKING:

Cars:

There is no public parking on-site.  Limited free parking is available at the Caldwell Road public car park; post code for satellite navigation devices is WA8 7QF and at the Council car park at the Municipal Buildings, Kingsway.

Parking for Featherstone Rovers spectators will be on the Leigh Recreation car park located in the lower half of Lowerhouse Lane – approx. 120 spaces available.  Temporary signage will be in place.  The car park will be open from 3.00pm and will close at 8.00pm.

If parking on streets adjacent to the stadium, motorists are asked to show consideration to local residents and not park on pavements or block driveways.  Please note that parking on streets adjacent to the stadium may lead to obstruction and difficulties for emergency services access.

ASDA imposes a 2 hour parking restriction on its car park – the area is monitored and fixed penalties are levied.

Coaches:

Spectators will be dropped off and picked up from designated points at the stadium – please refer to maps showing routes and drop off/pick up points pre & post match.

East Stand and South Stand East End: Leigh Miners Rangers, Keighley Cougars London Broncos coaches will drop off and pick up on Caldwell Road.

West Stand and South Stand West End: Wath Brow Hornets, Swinton Lions, Featherstone Rovers will drop off and pick up on Lowerhouse Lane.

Designated parking for ALL coaches is at the Halton Council Works Depot on Lowerhouse Lane – space for 70 coaches. Post code for satellite navigation devices is WA8 7AW.  Coaches must not attempt to access the Council Depot with passengers on board.

Accessible Parking:

Limited parking for holders of blue badges is available on-site. To pre-book a space please contact the RFL Customer Service Centre on 0844-856-1114.

ADVICE FROM CHESHIRE POLICE: DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES ON DISPLAY IN ANY VEHICLE

RESERVED & UNRESERVED SEATING:

Please enter the stadium via the turnstile(s) indicated on the ticket.

RESERVED SEATS – SOUTH STAND:

Spectators must ensure that they sit in their allocated seat(s).  Although there may be adjacent seats that appear to be empty it is likely that ticket holder hasn’t yet arrived or is elsewhere in the stadium.

UNRESERVED SEATS – EAST & WEST STANDS:

It is important to note that if an unreserved seat is vacated it may not be possible to return to the same seat at a later time.

East and West stands – Ticket and cash turnstiles

South Stand – Ticket only

STUDENT IDENTIFICATION:

If a student concession ticket has been purchased identification may be requested on entry.  Holders of such tickets should ensure that they have appropriate ID with them, i.e. student union card.

PASS OUTS:

A pass out/return system will not be in operation for this event.

GROUND REGULATIONS (NOT EXHAUSTIVE) – IN PARTICULAR PLEASE NOTE:-

REFRESHMENTS:

Food and beverages are available at concessions on the concourses inside the stadium. Concessions will open the same time as GA turnstiles and will close 10 minutes into the second-half of the Championship Shield Final and will not re-open.

FAQS:

Q           If I feel unwell during the event, can I get help?

A:        Yes, there will be a medical team on duty.  If you feel unwell at any time please speak to the nearest steward in the first instance.

Q:          Are there any baby changing facilities on site?

A:          All disabled toilets have baby changing facilities.  Stewards will be able to direct you to the nearest facility. 

Q           Can I bring a pram or pushchair on-site?

A           There is no dedicated pram/pushchair park on-site.  Pushchairs may be taken into the stadium bowl on the condition that they are collapsible and can be stored under seats – if not they must be left by the turnstiles on the concourses.  Leaving items of this nature unattended is at your own risk, neither the RFL nor venue will accept responsibility if stolen or damaged.  It is a requirement of the safety certificate that items such as pushchairs do not block aisles or gangways at any time, these areas must be left clear in the event of evacuation from the stadium.  

Q           Is there a cash machine on-site?

A           There are no cash machine on-site. 

Q           Can I bring my own food and drink into the stadium?

A           Spectators are not permitted their own food and beverage into the stadium.  Alcohol and cans are strictly prohibited and will be confiscated upon discovery and disposed of.

Q:          Can I bring flask of tea into the stadium?

A:          Yes flasks are permitted.

Q:         What happens if I have special    

             dietary requirements?

A:          If you need to bring specific food and drink for medical or dietary requirements, please make the stewards aware and subject to appropriate checks this will be allowed.

Q:          Can I take my drink to my seat?

A:          Yes, but only if purchased from concourses inside the stadium bowl; we would also ask that you respect your fellow spectators when transporting drinks to your seat and while consuming them.

Q:         Can I bring bags, rucksacks or suitcases into the stadium?

A           Items larger than A4 size are not allowed into the stadium for security reasons. Appropriate discretion will be used for ladies’ handbags, baby changing bags, etc. and will be subject to the standard security checks.  .

Q:          I have difficulty using a turnstile.

A:          Please speak to a steward who will happily assist with access through the nearest gate.

Q:          What do I do if I find someone sitting in my reserved seat, if there’s a problem with my seat or an issue with spectators nearby?

A:         Please contact your nearest steward who will be able to assist you or contact someone who can help.

Q:        I am a wheelchair user how do I access the stadium?

A:         West Stand – Via NW corner – Gate 2 (Sinclair Avenue)

East Stand – Via NE corner – Gate 3b (Sinclair Avenue)

South Stand (East end) – Via SE corner – Gate 4 (Naughton Road)

Q          What toilet facilities are available on-site for spectators with disabilities?

A          There are disabled toilets on each concourse. 

Q:        Since buying my ticket, my mobility has been affected. Who can I ask for assistance and what happens if I’m physically unable to get to the seat I have a ticket for?

A:         Please speak to a steward on the day who  will be happy to assist you should you encounter any difficulties. If you need further advice please contact the RFL Customer Service Centre.

Q:      Do you provide audio commentary?        

A      The RFL offer audio commentary for blind and visually impaired spectators – minimum numbers apply – (subject to availability of audio commentators). Equipment is wireless and spectators can sit in any seat in the stadium.  To register for a receiver and headset please contact the RFL ticket office on 0844 856 1113 or email [email protected] in advance.  Audio Commentary equipment is limited and subject to availability on a first come-first-served basis.  Equipment will be available to collect from a pre-designated point at the Stadium on event day which will be communicated at the time of booking – a £10 refundable deposit is required upon collection.