Away guide for the trip to Kent
Gillingham FC – Ground Guide
Gillingham v Crewe Alexandra
30/08/14 Kick off 3pm
£15.00 Over 65 Seniors
£10.00 Under 18
£5.00 Under 12
£12.00 Under 18
£7.00 Under 12
Coaches depart at 09.00hrs and are priced at
£21.00 Season Ticket Holders
£21.00 Non Season Ticket Holders
Coach Travel and Match Tickets are available to purchase fromwww.thealexandrastore.co.uk
By Road from the South:
Exit the M2 at junction 4 onto the A278. Follow signs for Gillingham driving over two roundabouts before taking the first exit off the third roundabout onto the A2. Continue until you come to the next roundabout (Premier Inn to your left) and take the third exit onto the A289. At the first roundabout take the first exit onto Cornwallis Avenue. Continue along Cornwallis Avenue over the traffic lights before turning right into Toronto Road. Take the second left off Toronto into Redfern Avenue, where you will see the Priestfield Stadium on your left
By Road from the North:
Exit A2 at junction 1 (M2) onto the A289. Follow signs for Medway Tunnel. After about three miles take the second exit off the roundabout, again following signs towards Medway Tunnel. At the next roundabout take the first exit. At the next roundabout take the first exit into the Tunnel. On exit follow the A289 over two sets of traffic lights before coming to the Strand roundabout. Take the third exit onto Church Street. Drive up the hill and continue over the level crossing. Take the second left after the crossing and follow Linden Drive to the end. Turn right into Redfern Avenue, where you will see the MEMS Priestfield Stadium on your right.
Post Code for the SAT NAV ME7 4DD
Visiting supporters can take advantage of four trains per hour, all departing from Victoria Station (London). There are two fast trains, which complete the journey in 50 minutes departing at five past the hour and 25 minutes to the hour. Two slower trains leave Victoria at 10 past the hour and 20 to the hour - these taking the slightly longer time of one hour and 10 minutes to complete the journey to Gillingham.
From Charing Cross supporters will find two trains per hour departing at 27 minutes past the hour and three minutes to the hour, trains from Charing Cross complete the journey to Gillingham in one hour and 10 minutes.
Times are approximate and may vary from weekdays to weekend days.
On leaving Gillingham station turn left on to Balmoral Road. Walk for about five minutes down Balmoral Road until you come to the end. Straight opposite Balmoral Road you will see Priestfield Road. The away turnstiles are located at the top of Priestfield Road. The walk from the station should take no longer than 10 minutes.
Match Day Parking
This is restricted to roads surrounding the Stadium but visiting supporters should note that the following roads are restricted to permit holders only. A list of roads to avoid are as follows: Balmoral Road, Windsor Road, Ferndale Road, Linden Avenue, Priestfield Road, Gordon Road, Livingstone Road, Coulman Street, Beaconsfield Avenue, Harold Avenue, School Lane, Toronto Road, Redfern Avenue and parts of Sunnymead Avenue.
Traffic Wardens can be found in numbers on matchdays so it is strongly recommended you choose alternative parking areas. Suggested alternatives include: Furthest part of Sunnymead Avenue, Chicago Avenue, Canadian Avenue, Valley Road, Sturdee Avenue, Woodlands Road, Carlton Avenue, Alexandra Avenue, Larkfield Avenue, Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue.
Woodlands Primary School has offered the use of its car parks for supporters' use.
Its 100-plus spaces will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at £3 each from 1.30pm for every Saturday match until the end of the season. Please note that the car park is not availableoutside of the football season and anyone parking there over the summer is liable to find their car locked inside the school.
Staff will be on hand to assist with the arrangements and will be locking the gates at 6pm.
Visiting Supporters Coaches
All coaches should set down supporters at the Cronings Yard car park which is situated in Railway Street. It is a five-minute walk from here back along Gillingham Road to the away supporter’s entrance at the Priestfield Road Turnstile.
***To ensure supporters' safety please do not attempt to set down or pick up supporters from Redfern Avenue***
GILLINGHAM FOOTBALL CLUB
MEMS Priestfield Stadium, Redfern Avenue, Kent, ME7 4DD
Main Office: 01634 300000