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Arrive Early: Trains and Bars Latest

23 January 2016

For those travelling to the game this afternoon by train from the south coast please note the following disruption to the service. 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.
Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.
Additionally Southern will operate a reduced service between London Victoria and Three Bridges. 
Thameslink trains will run to a reduced timetable between London St Pancras International  and Three Bridges until 09:00 and from 09:00 between City Thameslink and Three Bridges.

Trains between London Bridge and Brighton will not run.
Gatwick Express as a result of this engineering work will operate as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.
Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 15 and 45 minutes past each hour
Prior to today's match against Tottenham Hotspur make sure you arrive early and enjoy some pre-match refreshments in one of our many bars throughout the stadium.  

Bar areas and our fan zone in the Directors Car Park will be open from 12 midday and remember the turnstiles for entry to the stadium open at 1.30pm.  

A full list of bar opening times are shown below:-

12noon Glaziers  (enter via Glaziers front door) and Fan Zone in the Directors Car Park 

12.30pm  Crystals   (enter via staircase next to the Box Office)  

1.00pm   Wright and Bright Lounge, Stanley Stephenson Lounge and Red and Blue Bar 

Wright and Bright and Stephenson can be entered through Entrance 11 & 12 and Red and Blue Bar through E2 in Holmesdale Road. 

As there is a capacity crowd expected the club would suggest arriving at the stadium early to ensure getting into the stadium in time for the 3pm kick-off. 


Up to 45 minutes before kick-off you can get a Carlsberg or Somersby Cider and any Burger (excluding GK burger) for just £5 in the concourse bars. Offer available at selected bars with the Early Bird Signage. The option of Real ale will only be available from the bars serving Real Ale, please ask a member of staff before you order.


Due to restrictions in facilities this offer is not available in the following bars;


-          Johnsons

-          Hot Dog Cart 1

-          HD Bottle Bar

-          Hot Dog Cart 2

-          Cronx Bar

-          Bryne Bar

-          Shipperley Bar

-          Armstrong Bar

-          AW Bottle Bar


For anybody specifically requesting an ale we will run a voucher offer so they can pick up their ale at a bar that has the facilities to serve it. Cronx bar will be the pickup area for any ale vouchers.

The box office and club shop are both open through until kick-off and will be open for half an hour after the game.  Please note the match is now sold out.   

STADIUM RULES:  Unless otherwise directed by the Safety Officer, soft drinks in plastic containers for personal use only will be allowed inside the stadium at the discretion of the searching steward, but these must be under one litre in size and have unbroken seals on them (to avoid alcohol being brought into the stadium). Glass bottles will not be allowed. 

Once inside the stadium, soft drinks for personal use only will be allowed to be taken to the seated area, provided they are under one litre in size. 

Premier League stadia are smoke-free and smoking or the use of electronic cigarettes is not permitted inside the Ground


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