Address: The Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, LL11 2AH
Nickname: The Dragons
Club Telephone: 01978 262129
Club Fax: 01978 357821
Internet Site: www.wrexhamafc.co.uk
Ground Capacity: 15,500
Pitch Dimensions: 111 yards x 71 yards
Official Programme: The Robins Review - £2.00
Fanzines: Red Passion - £1.00 Also on sale is the Ancient Druid, which is the fanzine of local League of Wales club Flexsys Cefn Druids and costs 50 pence.
Local Police Force: North Wales Police
From the North Wales Coast: Leave the A55 Eastbound at the Junction of the A483. Turn right onto the A483 signposted Wrexham. After approximately 8.5 miles leave the A483 at the Junction of the A541 signposted Wrexham and Mold. Take the first left at the roundabout and the ground is head of you on your left.
From the North: Leave the M6 at Junction 21 and turn onto the M56 Westbound towards Chester and North Wales. Leave the M56 at Junction 15 and turn left onto the M53 towards Chester. After approximately 3 miles the M53 becomes the A55. After approximately 5.5 miles leave the A55 at the junction of the A483 turning left towards Wrexham. After approximately 8.5 miles leave the A483 at the Junction of the A541 signposted Wrexham and Mold. Take the first left at the roundabout and the ground is head of you on your left.
From the South: Leave the M6 at Junction 10a turning left onto the M54. After approximately 21 miles the M54 becomes the A5. Stay on the A5 passing Shrewsbury and when you reach Oswestry turn right at the roundabout (An ESSO Service Station will be on your left), staying on the A5. At the junction of the A5 and the A483 (An McDonalds Drive Through will be on your right) go straight on at the roundabout to join the A483 signposted Wrexham. After approximately 8 miles leave the A483 at the junction of the A541 signposted Wrexham and Mold. At the roundabout turn right towards Wrexham and the ground is ahead of you on your left.
Alternative Route from M6 J16 and Stoke via Crewe: Head towards Crewe on the A500 for approximately 9 miles, then onto the A51 for approximately 1.5 miles, and finally onto the A534. After approximately 5.5 miles at the junction of the A49 head onto the A49 for 350 yards and back onto the A534 towards Wrexham. After approximately 13 miles you have two options at the roundabout at the junction of the A5156. You can stay on the A534 and head towards Wrexham Town Centre but the easiest option is to turn right onto the A5156 for approximately 2 miles. At the roundabout leave at the second exit to join the A483. Leave the A483 at the next exit after approximately 1.5 miles, which is the junction of the A541 signposted Wrexham and Mold. Take the first left at the roundabout and the ground is head of you on your left.
By Rail: The nearest train station is Wrexham General, which is no more than a two-minute walk from the ground. Turn right after leaving the station and after a short walk the ground will be immediately on your right. The station is served by two lines - the main Chester-Shrewsbury-Birmingham New Street Line and the Bidston Line for trains from Liverpool. Click here for Rail Track's Online Timetable.
Official Club Car Park: This car park situated at the back of the Sainsburys Stand and is only available to permit holders, officials and guests on match days. The only exception is for Reserve Matches and Premier Cup games with small attendances.
NEWI Car Park: Situated directly behind the away end at a cost of £2.00. Following on form the directions above, head over the next roundabout and the car park entrance is on your left after approximately 300 yards.
Plas Coch Retail Park: Is no more that a ten-minute walk away from the ground. Following on form the directions above, turn left at the next roundabout and left again at the next one. At the next roundabout Home Base is on the left and Sainsburys is straight on - it is normal for a security guard to be on patrol on match days, so you may get turned away. The Plas Coch pub is on your right, along with ALDI's and other outlets. Parking is normally free with no restrictions but do not park in ALDI's as they operate a clamping policy. It does get busy after the match, so prepare yourself for a 10-15 minute delay, especially with attendances over 4,000 and with a large away following.
B&Q and Currys: Is no more that a five-minute walk away from the ground. Following on form the directions above, turn right at the next roundabout and right again into the complex. Parking is usually free but look around for any time restrictions.
Local Car Park: There is a local car park opposite the NEWI car park at a cost of £2.00. Following on form the directions above, head over the next roundabout and the car park is on your right before the Shell Garage.
Street Parking: Street parking is normally restricted to local residents by Police on match days. However, try the road junction on the right just after The Turf but this does fill up very early. There are also spaces past the ground down Crispin Lane but watch out for parking restrictions. Also on Crispin Lane there is some waste land opposite the entrance to the Official Car Park but you must arrive early.
When You're There
Where you can buy the Red Passion fanzine: Usually on sale outside the ground at all matches. Best places are outside the Kop turnstiles on Crispin Lane, by the official club car park entrance, on the bridge by the railway station, on the corner of Mold Road and Crispin Lane, outside The Turf, and by the entrance to the away end on Mold Road. Out monthly at only £1.00 with all profits donated back to the club in sponsorship.
Pubs: The Turf is right next to the Kop and is mainly used by home supporters. However, it does let in away supporters in small numbers. It gets very busy in the hour leading up to kick off, so arrive early. The Plas Coch Retail Park has a pub and is normally a favourite for away supporters. There a plenty of pubs in the town centre and the closet to the ground is a Wetherspoons Pub called the Elihu Yale. To find it walk down Mold Road, go through two sets of traffic lights and it will be on your left just after the next road junction. There are a lot of pubs in High Street, which is on the other end of town. Most pubs serve food and there are McDonalds, Burger Kings, local chip shops and snack shops in the town centre.
Cash Machines: At the Shell Garage on Mold Road there is an Abbey National machine. Sainsburys on the Plas Coch Retail Park has a Bank of Scotland, Nat West and a Sainsburys machine. Boots on the Plas Coch Retail Park also has a Nat West machine and the town centre has all major high street banks with cash dispensers. Click here to locate other cash machines.
Petrol Stations: There are three service stations in the vicinity of the ground. There is a Shell garage opposite the entrance to the away end plus Sainsburys on the Plas Coch Retail Park and there is a ESSO Service Station just past the railway station on Mold Road.
Local Radio Sport Programmes: BBC Radio Wales 657 MW, Radio City 96.7 FM, Marcher Gold 1260 MW.
Area Adults Concessions
The Pryce Griffiths Stand Executive Area £17.00
The Pryce Griffiths Stand £14.00 £9.00
Sainsburys Stand Lower £12.00 £7.00
Sainsburys Stand Upper £13.00 £8.00
Sainsburys Stand Family Ticket:
1 Adult and 1 Child £15.00
1 Adult and 2 Children £19.00
The Kop (Standing) £11.00 £5.00
Eric Roberts Builders Stand (Away) £13.00 £8.00
FAW Premier Cup
During the early stages of the Premier Cup the Sainsburys Stand is normally only open. Admission prices are usually reduced to £5.00 for Adults and £2.00 for concessions.
The Club offer 'kids for a quid' at selective matches during the season but no student discount is available. Check the Match Day Page to see if any special offers apply to the next game. Students can get in for £8.00 on The Kop with an NUS Card.
The Sainsburys Stand is normally only open for Reserve Matches and it costs £5.00 for Adults, with concessions paying £2.00.
Away supporters are housed behind one goal in the Eric Roberts Builders Stand formally called the Marstons Stand. The top tier of the stand has just over 2,000 seats and a further 1,000 is available in the bottom tier if demand requires it. The top tier has a couple of pillars which may restrict the viewing of some seats. If the travelling support exceeds the capacity of the away end the club has made available in the past part of The Pryce Griffiths Stand and the Mold End of the Sainsburys Lower Stand.
Admission Prices: Adults £13.00, Concessions £8.00.
Facilities: All seated and covered all though the first few rows may be exposed to the elements. Refreshments kiosks are available in both tiers.
Spaces: The Pryce Griffiths Stand has 45 disabled places available and admission is free for the disabled supporter and the helper's ticket price is £11.00.
Blind Supporters: Live audio match commentary is provided by Wrexham Maelor Hospital Radio and is delivered via audio headsets, whilst the Match Day Programme is also available in Moon.
Contact: Tony Millington at The Racecourse on 01978 262129 for more details and bookings, which is advisable.