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Car Parking to St. James' Park

Newcastle United Football Club - St. James' Park, Strawberry Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4ST

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the car park to St. James’ Park.
  • The route leads to the outer concourse area via the crowd corridor.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 100m.
  • The route takes approximately 1 minute.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and uneven surfaces.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Barrack Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does 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.
    • The height restriction barrier is used to access the multi-storey car park.
      The height of the restriction is 1.98m.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 30 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 460cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 1in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • 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.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
    • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • There are 100 parking bays in total which are allocated to Blue Badge holders, of which 30 is/are clearly marked.
    • Standard parking bays can be used for Blue Badge holders.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • All parking must be booked in advance for matchday parking.
    • Parking is free for all supporters on match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Car Park to the Outer Concourse

  • From the Blue Badge parking bays turn left and follow the access road towards the crowd corridor.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • On non matchdays caution is advised as there may be vehicles using the road.
  • The road joins the outer concourse in the crowd corridor beneath the Leazes Stand.

Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access along the majority of the outer concourse. There are some slight slopes in places.
    The majority of surfaces consist of; block paving or tarmac.
  • There are food and drink stands located around the outer concourse.
    There are programme stalls located around the outer concourse.
  • The crowd corridor is a sheltered part of the outer concourse which is underneath the Milburn Stand and Leazes Stand. The crowd corridor can be very congested in the build up to kick-off.
    There is a steep slope leading from Strawberry Place up to the crowd corridor. The steep slope is overcome by accessing the crowd corridor from the matchday car park or from Leazes Terrace.
    There are 15+ steps leading from Strawberry Place up to the Gallowgate part of the concourse. The steps are overcome by using a ramp located on the outer concourse next to the East Stand. The ramp has a very easy gradient with handrails on both sides.
    There is a lift (Accessible Entrance 10) located on Strawberry Place next to the NINE Sports Bar and Lounge which can be used to access the outer concourse.
  • The concourse is very congested at full time.
  • 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.