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25 November 2013

A look at the home of tomorrow's opponents

The Abbey Business Stadium, Whaddon Road

Telephone: 01242 573558 

Capacity: 7,066 
Away Capacity: 1,500 

Tickets: Bristol Rovers trip to Cheltenham is NOT all ticket for away supporters. Tickets for the Hazlewoods Stand (behind the goal) and the In2Print Stand (side view) are also available to buy in advance. Prices for the game are £21 for adults, £15 for concessions (65+ or students in full time education) and £7 for U16s. 

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: Back in February a last minute wonder goal from Ollie Norburn salvaged a point for Rovers at Whaddon Road.

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