AWAY TRAVEL GUIDE
Address: Southampton FC, The St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, Hants, SO14 5FP
Telephone: 0845 6889448
The stadium is located 10 minutes south of the city centre and is close to the banks of the River Itchen so has limited car parking although the club do provide shuttle services to the ground.
Please be aware that it is not advisable to head towards the ground on a match day unless you have a specific pass for one of the nearby car parks. Surrounding roads are subject to police road closures and heavy congestion. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL GIVE DIRECTIONS TO THOSE DRIVING TO THE ST MARY'S STADIUM ON NON-MATCHDAYS. DUE TO THE FACT THAT BRITANNIA ROAD IS SUBJECT TO A POLICE ROAD CLOSURE - DO NOT HEAD IN THE DIRECTION OF BRITANNIA ROAD ON A MATCH DAY.
FROM M27 EASTBOUND
Leave M27 at junction 5 (Airport) and take 4th junction off the roundabout heading to Southampton along the A335 along Stoneham Way then merge left onto Thomas Lewis Way). Head straight along this road for roughly 3 miles until the road merges into Bevois Valley Road and then Onslow Road. At the end of this road go straight on at the traffic lights and then turn left onto the dual carriageway (Dorset Street). Continue along this road until you pass the Royal South Hants Hospital on your left and the British Gas offices on your right.
FROM M27 WESTBOUND
Exit the M27 at junction 8 and then turn left at the roundabout. Follow the dual carriageway on the left hand side and approach roundabout. Take 3rd junction off the roundabout (A3024) and follow this road into Southampton (this is quite a long road and will continue for approximately 4.5 miles). Cross the Northam Bridge and when you reach the set of traffic lights after the bridge turn left into Princes Street. Follow this road right to the end to get to the Stadium.
Drive to the end of the M3 southbound and get onto the M27 eastbound. Leave M27 at Junction 4 (first junction you approach) and follow the signs to get on the A33 into Southampton. Continue along this road (for approximately 3 miles) and continue to the end of this road ("The Avenue"). The road will merge into Dorset Street - continue along until you get to the roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 2nd junction (Six Dials) and on the dual carriageway stay in the right hand lane and continue along through the traffic lights continuing along into Kingsway (following A33 on road signs). Drive approximately ¼ mile and take 4th left into St Mary's Street. Follow bend to right into Chapel Road (St Mary's Church will be on left hand side) and continue to the end of the road. Turn left into Marine Parade and Stadium is approximately 600 metres on the left.
In addition to the scheduled bus services, there are shuttle bus services in operation on match days from the Central Train Station and the Town Quay Ferry Terminal. These services will commence two hours before the match kicks off and will continue to run until kick off. The service will also be in operation after the match to take passengers back to the railway station/ferry terminal. The service is not a numbered bus service and will simply say "Stadium Shuttle" on inbound journeys and "Rail/Ferry Shuttle" on outbound journeys. Passengers are to be advised that the railway shuttle service leaves from the Commercial Road side of the station outside Blechynden Terrace. The ferry shuttle will leave from the main bus stop at the terminal.
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A contact number has been set up for supporters to call if you hear or see discrimination of any kind taking place.
If you hear it, report it.
During the match, you can TEXT 07894 937 793
After the match, you can CALL 020 7386 3355
The following articles must not be brought within the Ground - knives, fireworks, smoke canisters, air-horns, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, laser devices, bottles, glass vessels, cans, poles and any article that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the Ground.
Further, you may not bring into the Ground any sponsorship, promotional or marketing materials save in respect of official club merchandise and/or other football related clothing worn in good faith nor may you offer (either free or for sale by any person) any goods (including literature) of any nature without the express written approval of the Club’s management.