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Wharfside Way (North) Bus Stop to Old Trafford

Wharfside Way, Manchester, M17 1GP

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Wharfside Way (North) Bus Stop to Old Trafford.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 150m.
  • The route takes approximately 1-2 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of concrete tiles and tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and a road crossing.

Wharfside Way (North) Bus Stop

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

Wharfside Way (North) Bus Stop to the Wharfside Way Pedestrian Crossing

  • After exiting the bus turn right and follow Wharfside Way.
  • After approximately 50m you will reach the Wharfside Way pedestrian crossing point.
  • The surface of the path consists of concrete tiles.
  • There is step-free access along the path.

Wharfside Way Pedestrian Crossing to the Outer Concourse

  • The pedestrian crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • The crossing point is 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 coming from both sides.
  • After completing the crossing continue ahead onto the outer concourse.
  • There are bollards leading to the outer concourse.
  • The width between the bollards is over 75cm.

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.