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LUTON MATCH PACK: AWAY FANS FAQS

19 August 2016

Ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet League 2 game at The Lamex Stadium between Stevenage and Luton Town, here is all the essential information Hatters fans will need ahead of their visit:

Tickets
This is an ALL-TICKET game so any Hatters fans without a ticket on Saturday should not make the trip to Stevenage. There will be no sales on the day at The Lamex Stadium.

Parking
Free match day parking for 500 cars is available to fans at Fairlands Valley car park to the north of the ground.

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. Parking is restricted to 90 minutes on a Saturday match day, which come in to effect two hours before kick-off. Anyone exceeding this time limit will face a £100 fine.

Parking in local residential streets is not advised however anyone doing so is asked to be considerate with their parking and not to block driveways or inconvenience local residents.

Pre-Match Food & Drink
On police advice the Broadhall Suite is open to home fans only for this game and valid match tickets will need to be shown to gain entry. Home fans without a valid home ticket will not gain entry.

Away fans are welcome to use pubs in Stevenage town centre and then catch our shuttle bus from Stevenage bus station (£1 return) to The Lamex Stadium. See more shuttle bus details further below.

Once inside the ground visiting fans will also be able to buy food and drink (non-alcoholic) from the two tea bars in the away sections - one by the turnstiles and another at the far end of the stand, underneath the Control Room.

Weather
The current forecast suggests a cloudy start to the day with rain showers appearing in the afternoon. It's expected to be around 19 degrees celsius at kick-off.

Timeline
Some of the key timings for Saturday:
 
12pm - Club shop and ticket office opens
1.30pm (approx) - Turnstiles open
2pm (approx) - Team news 
3pm - Kick-off - Stevenage v Luton Town
3.45pm (approx) - Half Time - 50/50 draw results announced and the STS Tyre Pros "Through the Tyre Challenge" takes place
4.45pm (approx) - Full time
 
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 parking (500 spaces) is available on your left at Fairlands Valley car park. The ground will be on your right. 
- See above for parking options
 
By Rail
Stevenage railway station is on the East Coast main line and has regular services running between the capital and the north. Great Northern trains run between London Kings Cross (from 25 mins) and Peterborough (50 mins). Many Virgin 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 three options to continue your journey to The Lamex:
By Shuttle Bus: Our new shuttle service runs in a loop from Stevenage bus station (Stop K - outside Matalan) and Stevenage railway station (Stop N) to The Lamex Stadium (North Terrace bus stop). All supporters, including Hatters fans, are invited to use this shuttle which costs just £1 return. The first shuttle will be approximately two hours before kick-off and post-match services will operate until 6.30pm. Our shuttle bus timetable can be found here.

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 railway 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 will the gates open?
A. All turnstiles will open from 1.30pm approx.


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.
 
- Luton fans situated in the South Stand are required to enter through(blue tickets)  Gates 17-19. Once inside you will have access to two tea bars - one at either end of the stand - and the usual toilet facilities here.

- Luton fans in the West Stand (green tickets) are required to enter through Gate 21 to the south of the ground. Please note this area of seating in the West Stand is segregated from home fans with separate catering and male toilet facilities provided - females will be allowed access through the segregation line to the existing female toilet facilities in the West Stand.


Click here to download a copy of our stadium map.
 
Q. How much is a programme?
A. Priced at £3, our match day programme will be available around the stadium on Saturday 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 under new management for 2016/17 which offer freshly prepared food! Please see an example of one of last season's menus below which provide an idea of the products and prices. Luton fans in the South Stand have access to two tea bars, one at either end of their stand. Luton fans in the West Stand will have exclusive access to the tea bar in that south-west corner.



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.

 

Enjoy your trip to The Lamex Stadium!

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