Match Information: Taunton Town vs Farnborough
BetVictor Southern Premier South
Saturday 5 October 2019
Referee: Lee Roberts (Plymouth)
Assistant Referee’s: Sam Littlefair (Exeter) and Jack Borlase (Saltash).
Taunton Town Football Club, The Cygnet Health Care Stadium, Wordsworth Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2HG.
- Adult £10
- Concession £8
- Under 18 £5
- Under 14 FREE.
Getting to The Cygnet Health Care Stadium (courtesy of www.tauntontown.com).
The Ground is situated in the eastern part of Taunton approximately 3/4 mile from the town centre. Pedestrian access to the Stadium is through the turnstile block located on the right as you enter the car park from the main road.
The Cygnet Health Care Stadium is easily accessible from all major routes into the town.
M5 – leave the motorway at Junction 25. Take the exit off roundabout signposted Taunton (A38). Go straight over first roundabout, keeping in left hand or middle lane. Continue along the Toneway and keep straight on at the four-way traffic light junction until reaching a roundabout where the left hand lane should be taken onto Chritchard Way. Stay left and take exit at traffic lights, then go straight ahead at traffic lights immediately after. Continue around the corner into Wordsworth Drive and the Ground is on the left.
A303 – approach Taunton via A358 through Henlade. At M5 Junction 25 roundabout follow signs for Taunton as above.
A38 from West – approaching the town past the Stonegallows pub on the left, go straight over the first roundabout. Follow Wellington Road towards the town, past University Centre Somerset on the left. Carry straight on at traffic lights by Tesco and take right hand lane into Cann Street. Keep left and follow road into Upper High Street. Carry straight on until reaching traffic lights at Sainsburys. Keep in left hand lane through first set of traffic lights and then straight on at next set before going right at next set of lights onto East Reach. Keep straight on until reaching set of lights at bottom of East Reach where right hand lane should be taken into Wordsworth Drive and Ground is on the left.
A38 from East – enter outskirts of town through Bathpool. At four way traffic light junction, take right turn onto Toneway signposted Taunton. Continue until reaching a roundabout where the left hand lane should be taken onto Chritchard Way. Stay left and take exit at traffic lights, then go straight ahead at traffic lights immediately after. Continue around the corner into Wordsworth Drive and the Ground is on the left.
The Cygnet Health Care Stadium is an approximate 25 minute walk from Taunton Railway Station. There are various routes available; turn left when leaving the station onto Trenchard Way and walk eastwards, going over bridge until reaching roundabout adjoining Priory Fields Retail Park. Cross over road into Priory Avenue and turn left. Route will take you onto footpath in Victoria Park. Exit onto Alfred Street which leads to East Reach. Cross road at traffic lights by Holcombes Car Mart and keep right into Wordsworth Drive. Ground is on the left. Should you wish to walk via the town centre, this is signposted from the railway station.
Alternatively taxis and buses are available. Bus No 1 runs to the Parade in the town centre and from there No 4 and No 51 drop off at Leycroft Road, a three minute walk from the Ground. Bus No 28 can also be taken to the Bus Station and from there No 30 and No 54 also stop at Leycroft Road.
Match Day parking at The Cygnet Health Care Stadium is charged at £1 per vehicle.
There are two car parks at The Cygnet Health Care Stadium. The main is car park 2 at the front of the Ground adjoining the road is for spectators. The inner car park situated on the left of the stadium behind one goal (Car Park 1) is restricted for use by players, home club officials and staff, match officials, officials from visiting teams and match sponsors. Disabled parking spaces are located immediately to the left of the main turnstile.
The Cygnet Health Care Stadium
Pedestrian access to the stadium is via the turnstiles which are clearly signposted and located on the end of the stand at the front of the Ground. Normally only one turnstile is open but this will increase to two or even three depending on the nature of the game and anticipated crowd numbers.
Entrance to the Ground for wheelchairs, mobility scooters, pushchairs etc is via the pedestrian gate adjoining the vehicular entrance upon display of a valid match ticket. Any requests or concerns regarding access for disabled spectators should be emailed to the club.
Entry to the Stadium via the gate adjoining the vehicular entrance is restricted to those eligible to park in the inner car park or by prior arrangement with the club.
All four sides of the stadium have either covered seating or covered terracing:
The stand adjoining the main car park; The Tom Harris Stand has 261 public seats, a Directors Box with 27 seats including reserved seating for visiting officials. There is a wheelchair viewing area in this stand.
There is terracing at either end of the stadium which is in place for its entire width. The mid-section of terracing is covered at both ends.
The opposite side to the main entrance has the Taunton Plumbing & Heating Stand with 95 seats. Terracing is in place to the right of this stand stretching down to the corner while the stadium surround to the left consists of hardstanding in front of the clubhouse and boardroom. Another disabled viewing area is located to the left of the stand by the media gantry.
Toilet facilities are signposted and are located on the opposite side of the ground to the main entrance to the left of the Boardroom (the Brian Pollard Suite). Toilets including disabled and baby changing facilities are also situated in the foyer of the clubhouse.
The clubhouse is open on Match Days from 1pm on a Saturday. The bar sells a range of alcoholic and soft drinks, snacks, confectionery and pasties.
A catering outlet is open on Match Days and is situated at the top end of the Stadium.
The shop can be found at the top end of the inner car park and sells a wide range of club merchandise including replica shirts, scarves and hats as well as other items such as key rings and mugs.
First Aid facilities can be found in the Medical Room near to the vehicular entrance to the Stadium. Any spectator who requires medical attention during their time at The Cygnet Health Care Stadium should speak to a steward or club official in the first instance who will be able to assist.
FaST Minibus to Taunton Town
FaST are running a Minibus to Taunton Town on Saturday, with an 11:30am departure time at Farnborough Football Club.
Please contact Sue Reason on 07710 496040 for information on seat availibility.
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