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27 Dec 2004: Wasps v Gloucester

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Gloucester Rugby

Gloucester's club badge Country: England
League: Aviva Premiership Rugby
Web Site:
Founded: 1873 Nickname: Cherry and Whites
Home Colours: Cherry Red. White, Blue Away Colours: White, Cherry Red, Blue
Address: Kingsholm, Kingsholm Road Tel: 01452 381087
Town: Gloucester Fax: 01452 383321
Postcode: Gloucestershire, GL1 3AX Tickets: 0871 871 8781
Email: Merchandise:
Travel Information for travelling to Gloucester (information only)


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By Road:

From the South (M4/M5):

Junction 15 (Swindon), A419/417 to Gloucester. At Zoons Court roundabout follow the signs A40 to Ross and go along Northern Bypass. At Longford roundabout (where A40 crosses A38) turn left towards City Centre. This route takes approx 90 minutes from start of M4 now that the A419/417 has been upgraded to motorway standard. Alternative route: take M40 out of London and A40 from east of Oxford to Longford road roundabout on Gloucester Northern Bypass.

From the North (M5):

M5 southbound to junction 11 (Cheltenham south and Gloucester north). Follow A40 to Gloucester/Ross and Northern Bypass. At Longford roundabout (where A40 crosses A38). turn left towards towards City Centre.

From West Country:

M5 northbound to junction 11A (Gloucester). At Zoons Court roundabout follow the signs A40 to Ross and go along Northern Bypass. From Longford roundabout (as above).

From Wales/West of Gloucester:

Use A48 or A40. On approaching Gloucester use the A40 Gloucester Northern Bypass. From Longford roundabout (as above). Directions from Longford Roundabout to ground or parking areas. Go towards City Centre. After about half a mile you come to the Tewkesbury Road roundabout where, for the ground, you go straight over (ground is quarter of a mile on the right where there are very limited car parking spaces). For nearby free parking, turn right at Tewkesbury Road roundabout and follow signs for the Cattle Market Park and Ride Car Park. The ground is five minutes walk or the Park and Ride bus passes the ground.


Gloucester Rugby Park and Ride Scheme

The Club’s Park and Ride facility runs every 20 minutes for two hours before and after each home Guinness Premiership fixture. Supporter's vehicles can be securely parked at the British Energy overspill car park at Barnwood which is signposted around the city with yellow AA road signs. Swanbrook Bus Company provide the shuttle service at £1 for adults and .50p for all concessions. More than 600 cars can use this facility into Kingsholm and it is easy for all supporters with excellent access from junction 11A of M5.

Parking Facilities

Gloucester Rugby Club operates one secure car parking facility at a nearby school.Kings School is between the rugby club and the City Centre. Turn right at the Tewkesbury Road Roundabout (see map above) and proceed straight over the next roundabout, past Tesco's and under the footbridge. Take the next turning left, passed the VW garage and take the second turning right (signposted), immediately after the public crossing into King's School.
Also, opposite Kingsholm Primary School (which is directly opposite the main club car park and is accessed by taking the turning off Kingsholm Road next to the Post Office) is the YMCA car park which is also available to supporters on match days and is only a five minute walk from the ground. All official facilities are manned during match hours and cost only £3. Cars are left at owner’s own risk.

By Rail:

Gloucester is served by Great Western Trains (from London), Virgin Trains (from Scotland, North East, North West, Birmingham, Bristol and South West), Wales and West Trains (from Swindon, Bristol, Cardiff, South Wales, Worcester and Birmingham), Central Trains (from East Midlands and West Midlands). There are direct services to Gloucester from all regions.


Kingsholm, home of Gloucester