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Villa v Blues travel/transport: Everything you need to know about April derby

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Villa v Blues travel/transport: Everything you need to know about April derby

Villa v Blues is on the horizon and - working with the police and having taken their advice - we have put some special measures in place to ensure this derby encounter takes place as smoothly as possible.

The Second City game, on Sunday April 23 with a 12noon kick-off, is always a big occasion with passion and fervour at the absolute maximum.

To that end, please check all our pre and post match details below.

Please be aware that your travel to and from the game will be different to a normal matchday.

So please have a look below to make sure you plan your journey beforehand.

Supporter information pre-match

Parking

Holte End parking 

Supporters must be parked before 10.45am via Trinity Road.

North Stand parking (Villa Village)

Access available on Witton Lane until 10am. 

After this time please use Witton Road entrance which will be open until 11.30am.

Yew Tree School parking 

Supporters who usually park at Yew Tree School are asked to park on Trinity Road via one way system entering from Nelson Road which will open at 11am. (Invited Permit Holder Only)

You can DOWNLOAD/PRINT THE MAP found below.

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Supporter entrances

Holte, Trinity & Doug Ellis Home Stand

Supporters are asked to access the stand via Witton Lane from St.Peter & St.Pauls Church direction. 

Doug Ellis Box Holders who have Villa Village passes will be required to enter via the North Stand Reception.

North Stand “T” Block supporters

All North Stand “T” Block supporters will need to enter via Trinity Road and then around the Players Car Park.

“R” Block supporters

R Block supporters will need to enter via Witton Lane / Witton Square.

Away supporters

Access will be via Manor Road and Station Road ONLY.

Traffic & Pedestrian disruption 

From 10.45am-12noon

Supporter information post-match

Vehicle exit routes

Holte End parking 

Supporters will be held until all pedestrians have left.

North Stand parking (Villa Village)

Supporters will be held until all pedestrians have left, exiting via Witton Road.

Yew Tree School alternative parking 

Supporters will be held until all pedestrians have left exiting towards Aston Expressway flyover.

You can DOWNLOAD/PRINT THE MAP found below.

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Supporter exit routes

Holte, Trinity & Doug Ellis home stand

Supporters are asked to exit the stand and leave via either Trinity Road or Witton Lane towards the Aston Expressway flyover. 

North Stand “T” & “R” Block supporters

All North Stand supporters will need to exit via Villa Village Car Park via Trinity Road or the rear entrance onto Witton Road.

Away supporters

The exit route will be via Manor Road and Station Road ONLY.

Traffic & Pedestrian disruption 

From 1.45am-2.45pm

Local Residents matchday notice

Saturday April 22

10pm: Parking unavailable on Manor Road and part of Station Road

Sunday April 23

10am: Road block installed. No access through Witton Lane

10.45am: Additional Road blocks installed. Access to Witton Lane & Trinity Road closed

You can DOWNLOAD/PRINT THE MAP found below.

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Temporary access available through Serpentine Road, Village Road & Manor Road available until 10.45am and between 12.15pm and 1.30pm.

Full access will re-open from 3pm

Traffic & Pedestrian disruption 

From 10.45am-12noon
From 1.45pm-2.45pm

If you’re a hospitality guest and are parking in the Holte End car park, LOOK HERE.

If you’re a hospitality guest and are parking in the Villa Village car park, LOOK HERE.



AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 5th April 2017
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