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Chester Road (North) Bus Stop to Old Trafford

Chester Road, Manchester, M32 0SF

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Chester Road (North) Bus Stop to Old Trafford.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 290m.
  • The route takes approximately 4-5 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of concrete tiles and tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and slight slopes.

Chester Road (North) Bus Stop

  • This bus stop is located on the north side of Chester Road.
  • The bus stop is sheltered.
  • There is step-free access to the bus shelter.
  • There is bench seating within the bus shelter.

Chester Road (North) Bus Stop to Sir Matt Busby Way (A56 Pedestrian Crossing)

  • After exiting the bus turn right and follow Chester Road.
  • After approximately 75m you will reach the turning onto Sir Matt Busby Way (turn left).
  • The surface of the path varies between tarmac and concrete tiles.
  • Along the route the path crosses Chorley Street.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of this crossing.
  • At some points along the path the width is restricted due to signposts.
  • There is clear signage for Old Trafford at the turning onto Sir Matt Busby Way.

A56 Pedestrian Crossing to the Outer Concourse

  • There is clear signage to the stadium along the path.
  • On matchdays in the build up to kick-off and after the final whistle, there is a traffic exclusion zone in place along Sir Matt Busby Way.
  • Follow Sir Matt Busby Way for approximately 190m until you reach the outer concourse.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path varies between block paving, tarmac and concrete tiles.
  • The path crosses a railway road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • There is step-free access onto the outer concourse.

Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access throughout the outer concourse.
    The surface of the outer concourse varies between block paving and tarmac.
    There are some slight slopes leading from the external parts of the outer concourse.
    The sheltered areas of the outer concourse are located beneath the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, Stretford End, part of the East Stand and beneath the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand.
    The Munich Tunnel is located beneath the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand.
    The Munich Disaster Clock is located on the south-east corner of the East Stand.
  • There are programme stalls located at regular intervals around the stadium.
    There are food and drink stands located around the outer concourse; outside the Stretford End and in front of the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand.
    There are independent food drink stands located along the streets leading up to the stadium.
    There is benched seating available in front of the East Stand and the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand.
    There are standard toilets located at the front of the East Stand. These toilets close once the turnstiles to the stand open.
    On matchdays there are portable toilet facilities available.
  • There is step-free access to the stand entrances.
  • There is a traffic exclusion zone before and after kick-off, at the top of Sir Matt Busby Way located either side of the A56 pedestrian crossing.
  • 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.