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CHELTENHAM GROUND GUIDE

4 February 2013

A look at the home of our opposition

The Abbey Business Stadium, Whaddon Road


Telephone: 01242 573558
Website: www.ctfc.com


Capacity: 7,066
Away Capacity: 1,500


Tickets: The game has been made all ticket and all tickets have sold out.


How To Get There: Leave Bristol via the M32, join the M4 and then the M5. Head up the M5 until and exit at Junction 11, then at the roundabout take the third exit (signposted Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Airport). Continue forward, merge onto the A40, and continue following signs for Cheltenham. Follow signs for Town Centre when they appear, joining the A4015 (signposted Town Centre) and then joining the A46. Keep in the right lane then bear right onto Clarence Parade (A46, signposted Inner Ring). Keep in left lane then continue forward (signposted M5, Tewkesbury A4019). Turn right onto the A46, tturn left onto the A435 (signposted Evesham), at the roundabout take the second exit onto Prestbury Road - B4632 (signposted Prestbury). Turn right onto Whaddon Road (signposted Cheltenham Town FC).


SatNav: GL525NA

Duration: 51 minutes
Distance: 42.5 miles


Away Facilities: Around 1,100 away fans can be accommodated in the terrace behind one of the goals, with further seats being made available to away fans in the main stand. The view from the terrace is decent, and because the end is covered, travelling supporters can drum up a noisy atmosphere. There is a club bar at the ground called the Robins Nest which allows in small numbers of away fans for a small admittance fee.


Last visit: The last time Rovers played at Whaddon Road was in January this year. It was Mark McGhee's first game in charge of Rovers, and the Pirates brought all three points back to Bristol after wininng 2-0.


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