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Wharfside Way (South) Bus Stop to Old Trafford

Wharfside Way, Manchester, M17 1GP

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Wharfside Way (South) Bus Stop to Old Trafford.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 120m.
  • The route takes approximately 1 minute.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of concrete tiles and block paving.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and access road crossings.

Wharfside Way (South) Bus Stop

  • This bus stop is located on the south side of Wharfside Way.
  • The bus stop is not sheltered.
  • There is step-free access to the bus stop.
  • There is no seating at this bus stop.

Wharfside Way (South) Bus Stop to the Outer Concourse

  • After exiting the bus turn left and follow Wharfside Way.
  • After approximately 120m you will reach the outer concourse.
  • The surface of the path varies between concrete tiles and block paving.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The path is uneven in places.
  • The path crosses various access roads into industrial units and matchday car parks.
  • The crossing points have dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • 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.