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E1 Car Park to Old Trafford

Manchester United Football Club - Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0RA

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the E1 Car Park to Old Trafford.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 12m.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; car park traffic, an access road and congested walkways.

Parking (E1 Car Park - Blue Badge Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located opposite the East Stand.
    • The car park is accessed via Sir Matt Busby Way.
    • 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 50 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 380cm x 480cm (12ft 6in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The designated Blue Badge parking bays are approximately between 26m and 138m from the outer concourse/walkway.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The route from the car park is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • There are 50 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 50 is/are clearly marked.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • Parking is not free for all supporters on match day.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders on a match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

E1 Car Park to the Outer Concourse

  • The stadium is visible from the car park.
  • From the Blue Badge parking bays proceed towards the stadium.
  • There is step-free access throughout the car park.
  • The surface of the car park is tarmac.
  • There is a pedestrian gate to the left of the vehicle entrance.
  • The opening width of the gate is 103cm.
  • Once through the gate there is a road crossing point approximately 2m ahead of you.
  • At this crossing point there are dropped kerbs on both sides of the road.
  • There is only tactile paving on the near side.
  • Caution is advised when crossing due to traffic.
  • Head towards the stadium when crossing the access road.
  • On the other side of the access road a dropped kerb spans the whole length of the pavement.
  • There are low level bollards on the pavement.
  • The width between the bollards is 100cm.
  • The bollards have good colour contrast with the pavement.
  • Once through the bollards you have reached 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.