City Youth On The Road - Oldham Athletic

Last updated : 19 November 2012 By Covsupport News Service







Directions - By Car:
FROM M62: Leave motorway at junction 20 (signposted Rochdale, Oldham).; Follow A627(M) towards Oldham, and leave motorway at second junction with PC World on your left(signposted A627). The ground is clearly visible from the roundabout.

For official parking, take the first exit at the roundabout (NOT for the retail park), and you will see the Club's extensive parking facilities clearly signed on your right.

Leave the M62 at Junction 20 and take the A627(M) towards Oldham. Take the second slip road off the A627(M) following the signs for Royton (A663). At the top of the slip road you will find a large roundabout that around it has a McDonalds and a KFC. Turn left at the roundabout onto the A663 towards Royton (beware though of 30mph speed cameras on this stretch). You will be able to see Boundary Park over on your right. Take the next right hand turn into Hilbre Avenue which will take you up to the large Club car park, situated behind the demolished stand. The cost of the car park is; cars £5, minibus £10, coaches £15.

From M60: Leave motorway at junction 21, then follow signs for Oldham and pass McDonald's on your left. Continue through several sets of traffic lights and down Broadway (40mph limit enforced by static speed cameras) before branching left up the slip road just before the start of the A627(M). Then take the third exit at the roundabout for the official car park (see above).

Directions - By Train:
Oldham Werneth is the closest railway station to the ground - around a 15-minute walk.; Two other stations - Oldham Mumps and Mills Hill - are located approximately 45 minutes' walk away.

The new Metrolink line from Manchester to Oldham has recently been completed. The closest Metrolink station to the ground is Freehold which is around a 30 minute walk away from Boundary Park.

On exiting Freehold Metro Station turn right along Agnes Street. At the bottom of this street turn left into Robinson Street, then the third right into Gordon Street and then right onto Denton Lane. Crossover the road and at the roundabout turn left into Walsh Street. Where the road forks, bear right into Peel Street. Cross over Middleton Road (A669) into Garforth Road. At the end of Garforth Road turn right onto Burnley Lane and the left along the A627 Chadderton Way (you should be able to see the floodlights over on the right). Take the next right at the traffic lights into Westhulme Way and then Westhulme Way for the ground.

The nearest railway station is Oldham Mills Hill, which again is around a 30 minute walk away from Boundary Park.

Train to Manchester Picadilly then get to Manchester Victoria by metro and then train to Oldham.

Directions - By Bus:Bus services from Manchester (numbers 25, 181 and 182) run regularly past the ground.


Coventry City beat Shrewsbury Town 4-3 at the Ricoh Arena whilst Oldham beat Accrington Stanley 2-0 to reach the second round stage.



The winner will be at home to Bristol Rovers in the Third Round