NOTTS COUNTY FC V COVENTRY CITY FC
FRIDAY MAY 18TH AT 7.45PM
AT MEADOW LANE STADIUM, MEADOW LANE, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3HJ
Kick off at 7.45pm.
From the North:
Leave the M1 at junction 26 following the signs to Nottingham via the A610 Nuthall Road until you meet the Nottingham Ring Road A6514 at Western Boulevard. Turn right and follow the Ring Road south passing the Queens Medical Centre where the Ring Road becomes the A52. Continue south on the A52 signpost Grantham over Clifton Bridge passed the Nottingham Knight Island to join the Lings Bar Road at the next traffic island. Follow the A52 signed ‘Grantham’ to the Gamston Island (highlighted on attached map) then turn left on the A6011 (Radcliffe Road) towards Trent Bridge and Nottingham. Cross the Lady Bay Bridge and turn left onto Meadow Lane – the ground is directly ahead.
Alternatively, from the North on the A1:
Travel south from the A1 onto the A614 at 5 Lane Ends in north Nottinghamshire continuing on the A614 towards Nottingham, bearing left on the A6097 at Northgate Island. Continue for 10 ½ miles, crossing Gunthorpe Bridge before turning right on to the newly improved A46 towards Leicester and Nottingham. At Saxondale Island turn right on the A52 towards Nottingham. At Gamston Island go straight along the A6011 (Radcliffe Road) towards Trent Bridge and Nottingham. Cross the Lady Bay Bridge and turn left onto Meadow Lane – the ground is directly ahead.
From the South:
Leave the M1 at Junction 24 on the A453 towards Nottingham. At the Clifton Bridge junction follow the signs A52 Grantham passed the Nottingham Knight Island to join the Lings Bar Road at the next traffic island. Follow the A52 signed ‘Grantham’ to the Gamston Island then turn left on the A6011 (Radcliffe Road) towards Trent Bridge and Nottingham. Cross the Lady Bay Bridge and turn left onto Meadow Lane – the ground is directly ahead.
Alternatively from the South on the A1:
Turn off on the A52 west of Grantham and follow the road, signed ‘Nottingham’. On reaching Gamston Island go straight on along the A6011 (Radcliffe Road) towards Trent Bridge and Nottingham. Cross the Lady Bay Bridge and turn left onto Meadow Lane – the ground is directly ahead.
From the West:
Approach via A52 from Derby to Nottingham Ring Road turn right on the Ring Road A52 and follow routes as above. Alternatively from the M42 follow A453 to the Clifton Bridge junction and follow route as from the South.
WHERE TO PARK
Coaches - Visitor coaches can park directly opposite Meadow Lane on private land. There is a £15 fee.
Cars Matchday parking is available for a small fee at the Old Cattle Market directly behind the away turnstiles.
There is also parking available where the coaches park, on Meadow Lane, Roads in the immediate vicinity of the stadium are subject to parking prohibitions on matchdays to facilitate the free movement of emergency vehicles.
There is no casual car parking at the stadium.
There is a further area for car parking on the north side of the River Trent, alongside the river on Victoria Embankment. This area is owned by Nottingham City Council, who charge a fee for parking there on matchdays.
Access to Victoria Embankment is from the Clifton Bridge complex on the Nottingham Ring Road. Follow the A453 Queens Drive towards Nottingham for half a mile, turn right onto Riverside Way then right at the next traffic island onto Victoria Embankment through the large ornamental gates. Cars should continue along this road towards Trent Bridge, where attendants will direct car parking.
It is then a 5-10 minute walk to the stadium but there is no access to the Victoria Embankment from the Trent Bridge end. Cars can be parked on side streets in the Meadows area north of the River Trent. However, please be aware that this is an area that has, in the past, been targeted by car thieves. Drivers are asked to park sensibly and not obstruct residents driveways/access. The streets in this area are narrow and drivers should also be careful not to impede the movement of emergency vehicles. Any cars parked in contravention of the No Waiting Regulations/Cones or causing an obstruction will be ticketed and may be towed away.
Coventry City have sold their allocation of tickets for this game. There is no paying on the day.
The currently appointed referee for Coventry City's League Two Play-Off Second Leg game at Notts County is Darren Drysdale.
His assistants are: Graham Kane and Ronald Ganfield. Fourth Official: Ross Joyce
The bookmakers have City at 8/5 to win at Notts County on Friday in a League Two Play-Off Second Leg fixture.
City are at 8/5 with Notts County at 8/5 and 23/10 the draw.
To check on the odds being offered by some of the leading bookmakers, please click on https://www.oddschecker.com/football/english/league-2/notts-county-v-coventry/winner