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Grey Car Park to the Etihad Stadium

Manchester City Football Club - Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester, M11 3FF

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the Grey Car Park to the Etihad Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 150m.
  • The route takes approximately 1 minute.
  • The majority of paths along the route have a tarmac surface.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; moving vehicles and bollards.

Parking (Grey Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located opposite the South Stand, next to Commonwealth Way.
    • The car park is accessed via Ashton New Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is step-free access throughout the car park.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 470cm x 490cm (15ft 5in x 16ft 1in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The designated Blue Badge parking bays are approximately between 120m and 132m from the outer concourse/walkway.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are not clearly marked.
    • The route from the car park is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are not provided.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • There are 4 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 4 is/are clearly marked.
    • This car park is for away supporters.
    • Please call the clubs Disability Access Officer on 0161 444 1894 (Option 1, 1, 1) to discuss the booking of Blue Badge parking bays.
    • Parking is not free for all supporters on match day.
    • Disabled Supporters who hold a ‘Blue Badge’ may apply for free parking, subject to availability, on a match by match basis. Supporters will need to supply a copy of their Blue Badge in advance to qualify for free parking.
      ‘Pay on the day’ parking is available in the Etihad Stadium car parks at a cost of £10. Minibuses and coaches are free of charge.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Grey Car Park to Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access from the Grey Car Park to the outer concourse.
  • The route surface to the outer concourse consists of tarmac.
  • There are some dropped kerbs leading to the outer concourse.
  • The dropped kerbs don't have tactile paving.
  • There are some bollards leading to the outer concourse.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is over 75cm wide.

Outer Concourse

  • The outer concourse has a tarmac/resin bound gravel surface and is step-free and mostly smooth throughout.
    All stands are accessible via the outer concourse.
  • On matchdays there are some merchandise cabins located around the outer concourse. The cabins have short, steep ramps for access.
    There are kiosks selling matchday programmes located around the outer concourse.
    The City Square Fanzone is located on the concourse outside the Family Zone.
  • All entrances into the stadium have step-free access.
  • A road closure operates immediately after the event/match to allow pedestrians to leave the Etihad Stadium safely. This is in place for approximately 20 minutes after the event/match.
    Roads affected by the closure include; Ashton New Road – between Alan Turing Way and Darley Street, Grey Mare Lane – between Ashton New Road and Alan Turing Way, Merrill Street – between Pollard Street and Ashton New Road.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the concourse.
  • There is a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.