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Old Trafford Metro Station to Old Trafford

Brian Statham Way, Stretford, Manchester, M16 9AL

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Old Trafford Metro Station to Old Trafford.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 800m.
  • The route takes approximately 10-15 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of block paving and tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways, steep slopes and uneven surfaces.

Old Trafford Metrolink Station

Old Trafford Metrolink Station to Talbot Road Pedestrian Crossing

  • After exiting the station continue ahead onto Brian Statham Way.
  • Follow Brian Statham Way for approximately 240m until you reach the pedestrian crossing over Talbot Road.
  • The surface of the path varies between tarmac and block paving.
  • The path surface may be uneven in places.
  • The path width is restricted in places due to signposts and bins.
  • Old Trafford Cricket Ground is located on your left.
  • The path crosses the access road into Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the access road.
  • After the crossing, follow the path until you reach the Talbot Road pedestrian crossing.

Talbot Road Pedestrian Crossing

  • There are two crossing points over Talbot Road.
  • The crossing points have dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • The crossing points are controlled by visual indicators.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Caution is advised when crossing because of traffic.
  • At the first crossing point the traffic is coming from the right.
  • After the first crossing there is a pedestrian refuge island.
  • At the pedestrian refuse island turn left and cross the road.
  • At the second crossing point the traffic is coming from both sides.
  • After completing crossing point continue ahead and join Warwick Road.

Talbot Road Pedestrian Crossing to A56 Pedestrian Crossing

  • After joining Warwick Road, follow the path for approximately for 315m util you reach the A56 pedestrian crossing.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path varies between tarmac and block paving.
  • The path crosses Barlow Road and Hornby Road.
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides of each road crossing.
  • At the end of Warwick Road the path reaches A56 pedestrian crossing.

A56 Pedestrian Crossing

  • There are two crossing points which have dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • The crossing points are controlled by visual indicators.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Caution is advised when crossing because of traffic.
  • At the first crossing point the traffic is coming from the right.
  • After the first crossing there is a pedestrian refuge island.
  • At the pedestrian refuse island turn left and cross the road.
  • At the second crossing point the traffic is coming from the left.
  • After completing crossing point continue ahead and join Sir Matt Busby Way.
  • In the build up to kick-off and after the final whistle there is a traffic exclusion zone in place either side of the pedestrian crossing.

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.