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Watford Football Club - Vicarage Road Stadium, Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0ER

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Parking (Occupation Road)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Occupation Road.
    • The car park is accessed via Cardiff Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The barrier control system is staffed.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There are some slight gradients within the car park.
    • The route from the car park is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • Disabled supporters will be provided a space in either the Stadium Way or Occupation Road car parks.
      Spaces are subject to availability. In order to book a space, please contact the club either by phone (01923 223 023) or email ([email protected]) prior to arrival/matchday.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • There is a £12 charge per match for parking.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
    • For the clubs access statement please click here.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Parking (Stadium Way)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located along the Stadium Way outer concourse.
    • The car park is accessed via Occupation Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The barrier control system is staffed.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is step-free access throughout the car park.
    • 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.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • Disabled supporters will be provided a space in either the Stadium Way or Occupation Road car parks.
      Spaces are subject to availability. In order to book a space, please contact the club either by phone (01923 223 023) or email ([email protected]) prior to arrival/matchday.
    • Parking spaces are available on a match-by-match basis.
    • There is a £12 charge per match for parking.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
    • For the clubs access statement please click here.

Parking (Lower Hospital Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Thomas Sawyer Way.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 220cm (7ft 3in).
    • 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 not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are not clearly marked.
    • The stadium is not clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • This car park is for home and away supporters.
    • This car park is for ambulant disabled supporters.
      There are 15 spaces available for ambulant disabled supporters, however additional spaces can be made available if required.
      Spaces are subject to availability. In order to book a space, please contact the club either by phone (01923 223 023) or email ([email protected]) prior to arrival/matchday.
    • 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 £12 charge per match for parking.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
    • This car park is owned by Watford General Hospital who share it with Watford Football Club. It is only used by the club on matchdays.
      There are 4 clearly marked steps with handrails on both sides leading up from the car park to the buggy pick-up point.
      Supporters parking in this car park will have to be able to manage the steps mentioned above as there is no alternative/step-free route to the stadium from the car park.
      Those unable to manage the steps will be provided a space in either the Stadium Way or Occupation Road car parks.
      At the top of the steps there is a buggy service that will transport supporters to the accessible entrance of their choice.
      The buggy service is also available to make the return journey after the game.
  • Related Route Plan(s) View

Parking (Staff and Events/Non Matchday Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Occupation Road.
    • The car park is accessed via Cardiff Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The barrier control system is staffed.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There are some slight gradients within the car park.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Those who require Blue Badge parking will be provided a space in the Stadium Way Car Park located outside The Rookery Stand.
      Please contact the club in advance if you require Blue Badge parking.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.

Parking (The Hornets Shop - Non Matchday)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located to the left as you face The Hornets Shop.
    • The car park is accessed via Occupation Road.
    • 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 are some slight gradients within the car park.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • 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 with assistance.
    • There are 3 standard parking bays for customers of The Hornets Shop.
      The bays are clearly marked and have dimensions of 260cm x 660cm.
      The nearest parking bay to the shop entrance is 24 metres.
    • The stadium is clearly visible from the car park.
    • Matchday parking is not available at the Hornets Shop.

Drop-Off Point(s)

  • Drop-Off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are designated drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are located on the outer concourse, at the corner of the Sir Elton John Stand and the Rookery Stand.
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are situated at the junction of Stadium Way and Occupation Road.

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