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MATCH PACK - CREWE ALEXANDRA

24 February 2014

All the essentials ahead of Tuesday's game v the Railwaymen

Ahead of Tuesday's Sky Bet League 1 tie against Crewe Alexandra at The Lamex Stadium (7.45pm), here is all the essential information you need in our Crewe Match Pack:

Tickets
This is a Category B game so match day prices range from FREE to £18 in the terraces and from £8 to £22 in the seats. Remember if you buy in advance online or in person (by 4pm the day prior to a game) you can save money by buying at ‘in advance’ prices.
 
Parking
Free match day parking for 500 cars is available to fans at Fairlands Valley car park to the north of the ground. Parking is available in nearby residential streets but we ask fans to be considerate with their parking and not to block driveways and cause inconvenience for local residents

Please do not park on the grass verges alongside the A602 as your vehicle is likely to be ticketed by the local authorities. Please also do not park in the adjacent Roaring Meg retail park. New parking rules imposed last year by the Roaring Meg management restrict parking to 90 minutes on a match day, which come in to effect two hours before kick-off. Anyone exceeding this time limit could face a £100 fine. 

Pre-Match Food & Drink
The Broadhall Suite is the perfect place to relax and enjoy bar snacks, food and drink on a match day. Located in the south-east corner of the ground, just past the away turnstiles, it's easily accessible for all supporters. There's a great atmosphere as well as Sky Sports on the TVs. Doors open at 5pm on Tuesday night.
 
Weather
The current forecast suggests a mixed day for Tuesday with sunny spells interrupted by light rain showers in late morning / early afternoon. There is expected to be some cloud by kick-off at 7.45pm with temperatures around 7 degrees.
 
Timeline
Some of the key timings for Tuesday:
 
5pm – Shop, ticket office and Broadhall Suite all open
6.30pm – Turnstiles open
7.45pm – Kick-off
8.30pm (approx) – Half time. STS Tyre Pros “Through the Tyre” Challenge and 50/50 draw results
9.30pm (approx) – Full time. The shop and Broadhall Suite reopen.
 
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Stevenage FC FAQs
  
Q. How do I get to The Lamex?
A. Stevenage is easily accessible from locations around the country with The Lamex Stadium also simple to find once you're here. (Click here to download a copy of the below map)
 


By Car (postcode is SG2 8RH)
- Leave A1(M) at Junction 7 and head into Stevenage. 
- Cross over first roundabout (2nd exit) 
- Cross over second roundabout (2nd exit) and free parking (500 spaces) is available on your left at Fairlands Valley car park. The ground will be on your right. 
- Once you have parked please make your way safely to the ground via the underpass to the far right, by the roundabout. Please do not cross the dual carriageway by running across it.
 
By Rail
Stevenage train station is on the East Coast main line and has regular services running between the capital and the north. First Capital Connect trains run between London Kings Cross (from 25 mins) and Peterborough (50 mins). Many East Coast mainline services also stop at Stevenage providing travel options between London, Leeds, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
 
On arrival at the station you then have two options to continue your journey to The Lamex:
 
By Taxi: A taxi will take five minutes and cost approximately £5. Turn left out of the ticket barriers, take the next left down stairs and the taxi rank is immediately on your left.
 
By Foot: The train station is approximately one mile from the ground and is easily accessible using the town's footpaths and pedestrian underpasses. Turn left out of the ticket barriers and take the next stairs on the right, prior to the bridge. Head along the A602, Lytton Way, with the railway and car parks on your right hand side. At the roundabout with Stevenage police station, take the second exit into Six Hills Way. At the next roundabout take the third exit (right) continuing along the A602 Monkswood Road, passing Asda on your right and North Herts College. After about 1/2 a mile you will arrive at a roundabout and The Lamex will be directly in front of you.
 
Q. What time is the club shop and ticket office open?
A. The club shop will be open from 10am to 7.45pm tomorrow, giving you the opportunity to buy club merchandise and pick up your ticket if you're yet to do so. Remember the club shop is holding a sale on all replica shirts meaning you can pick up a home, away or goalkeeper top for just £19.99, regardless of whether it's an adult or kids size! The club shop will also be open for 30-45 minutes after the final whistle. The ticket office will be open from 5pm, allowing fans to collect pre-booked tickets.
 
Once inside the ground, fans in the East Terrace will also have the chance to buy official club merchandise from the Supporters Association hut there.
 
Q. What time will the gates open?
A. All turnstiles will open from 6.30pm.
 
Q. Where do I enter the ground?
A. Where to enter the stadium depends on your ticket. Find your correct gate below and then click on the link beneath to download a copy of our stadium map.
 
- Home fans in the West Stand (seats) need to enter through Gates 1-4 to the north of the ground or Gate 21 to the south
- Home fans in the North Terrace (standing) need to enter through Gates 5-8.
- Home fans in the East Terrace (standing) need to enter through Gates 9-12 (to the north of the ground) or Gates 13-16 underneath the centre of the East Terrace.
- Peterborough fans in the South Stand (seats) need to enter through Gates 17-20.
- Press and scouts are required to collect passes from the Executive Suite underneath the South (away) Stand
- Corporate hospitality guests will enter the stadium through the Directors & Hospitality entrance.


Click here to download a copy of our stadium map.
 
Q. How much is a programme?
A. Priced at £3, our programme will be available around the stadium on Tuesday night and features the usual round-up of news, fun features and information.
 
Q. Is there food available inside the ground?
A. Yes, all four stands have tea bars which offer a range of food, snacks, drinks and healthy options for adults and children alike. Please see an example of one of our menus below...
  
Q. Can I buy anything else other than food, drink and merchandise at the ground?
A. Want to be in with a chance of leaving The Lamex with some money? Then make sure you take part in the Supporters Association 50/50 draw. Tickets cost just £1 and are available from the 50/50 girls around the ground. Half the money raised at each game goes to one lucky winner – so make sure you’re in it to win it. Simply listen out for the draw which is made at half-time or keep an eye on the scoreboard for the results.
 
Q. How will I know where to find the nearest tea bar, toilets etc?
A. The easiest way to find the nearest tea bar, toilets and exit is by following the arrows on our pitchside gate signs (see below), at the front of each stand. Alternatively you can ask a steward.



Q. What if I have questions on the day?
A. If you have any questions during your visit then please don’t hesitate to ask one of our friendly stewards. They’ll be able to help you out with any queries – no matter how little – from finding your seat to pointing you in the right direction for the nearest toilets, tea bars etc.


 
Other Questions
 
Q. If I have a brilliant experience and want to come again, where can I buy tickets for future matches?
A. There are four ways you can buy tickets at The Lamex Stadium:
 
1) Online at www.borotickets.co.uk
2) In person from the club shop, which is open Tues-Fri 10am-5pm and Saturday 10pm-12pm (non-match day). 
3) From the ticket office on the day of a game (open from midday for a Saturday home match and from 5pm for a midweek home match). This is also where tickets bought online for collection can be collected from. 
4) On the turnstiles on the day of the game
 
Q. Where can I find Stevenage FC's fixtures?
A. You can find our fixture list here.
 
Q. When is Stevenage's next home game?
A. Boro are next at home on Saturday 8th March when Tranmere Rovers are the visitors. Book your tickets online here now!



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