Broadfield Stadium Like?
External View (photo)
What Is It Like For Visiting Supporters?f
West Stand (photo)
Where To Drink?
East Stand (photo)
How To Get There And Where To Park
KR-L Stand (photo)
Bruce Winfield Stand (photo)
Record & Average Attendance
Fans Ground Reviews
Broadfield Stadium Location Map
Featured Unofficial Website
|What's Broadfield Stadium Like?|
This relatively new stadium was opened in 1997, the Club moving there from their old Town Mead ground. The stadium looks to be a quality one in terms of standard of build. It is dominated by the good sized West Stand on one side. This smart looking stand, is covered, all seated and runs for about two thirds the length of the pitch. It is raised above pitch level meaning that fans have to climb a small flight of stairs at the front to enter the seated area. The stand also has windshields to either side, plus three unusual looking floodlight pylons on its roof. It has a capacity of 1,150 seats. Opposite is the new East Stand which was opened in April 2012. This semi-permanent all seated stand, accommodates 2,145 spectators in 12 rows of seating. The stand does though have a fair few supporting pillars running across the front of it, that could impede your view. A pair of new floodlight pylons have also been erected to either side of the stand. Both ends are virtually identical, being small covered terraces that extend around both corners of the ground towards the West Stand, enclosing the stadium at those points. The stadium perimeter is surrounded on two sides by a number of trees, giving a rural look.
|What Is It Like For Visiting Supporters?|
Away fans are primarily housed in
the KR-L Stand at one end of the ground. This
mostly covered terrace can accommodate up to 1,600
fans. A small number of seats are also available
to away supporters in the West Stand. The
segregation of the terrace can be adjusted
depending on the size of the away following. For
example clubs will a small following will be given
only the North West corner up to the corner flag,
whilst the largest will be allocated that corner
plus the whole of that end. The facilities at the
stadium are pretty good and it is normally a
relaxed and enjoyable day out.
Food on offer inside includes a
range of Pies from the local supplier 'The Real
Pie Company'. Priced at £3, they include a Chicken
Balti Pie, Steak & Guinness Pie and a 'Monthly
special' pie. There are also Meat Pasties (£2.50),
plus Cheese and Onion Pasties (£2.50). Also there
are Bacon Burgers (£4), Double Burgers (£4),
Burgers (£3), Veggie Burgers (£3), Hot Dogs
(£2.50), Sausage Rols (£2.50), Bacon Rolls (£2.50)
and Chips (£2.50).
|Where To Drink?|
is a bar at the stadium at the back of the Bruce
Winfield Stand called the 'Redz Bar', which allows
in away fans. Entrance to this bar is gained from
outside the stadium. Peter Bellamy informs me, 'The
closest pub to the stadium is the
Half Moon on Brighton Road
(A2219). This is about a five minute walk away going
towards the town centre. Another pub close
by is The Downsman, which is on Wakehurst
Drive, just off Southgate Avenue'.
To find these pubs, come out of the stadium car park entrance and turn right and go back up to the main roundabout. Cross the dual carriageway using the underpass and go straight on into Southgate Avenue (A2004). For the Half Moon take the first left off Southgate Avenue into Brighton Road (A2219) and the pub is further up the road on the right. For the Downsman also go to Brighton Road, then take the first right in to Wakehurst Drive. Continue along Wakehurst Drive to find the pub on the left. Otherwise alcohol is available to away fans inside the ground, albeit in a small area where a maximum of 60 fans are allowed in at any one time.
Special thanks to Peter Bellamy for of the CTFC.net website for providing a number of photos for this page.
|How To Get There And Where To Park|
the M25 take the
M23 Southbound towards
Gatwick Airport and Brighton. At the end of the
M23 (before it becomes the A23) leave the
motorway at the last exit, Junction 11 (sign posted A264
Horsham, Pease Pottage Services). At the
roundabout at the end of the motorway slip road
turn right onto the A23 going towards Crawley.
The ground is down on the left just before the
next roundabout. It is a little obscured by
trees, so look for the large red and white
football on the roundabout itself and you will
see the stadium entrance. Turn left at the
roundabout and then left again for the stadium
car park, which costs £2. Peter Bellamy adds; 'There is an overflow car
park in the offices at Broadfield Park, accessible
from the A23 as you come down the hill from the
motorway'. Otherwise street
Post Code for SAT NAV: RH11 9RX
station is just over a mile away from the stadium.
You can either take a taxi (about £6), or from the
bus station across the road, you can take a
Fastway number 10 bus to the ground (this runs
every ten minutes). Otherwise it is about a twenty
Remember if travelling by
train then you can save on the cost of
in advance. Visit the the trainline
website to see how much you can normally save.
Click on the trainline
West Stand (Seating):
Adults £22, Over 65's £18, Under 18's £13
note that the ticket prices shown above are for
tickets purchased at least three hours prior to
kick off. Tickets bought closer to the kick off
time cost £3 more.
|Aldershot, Woking & Brighton.|
|Official Programme: £3|
For details of disabled
facilities and club contact at the ground please
visit the relevant page on the
|Crawley Town FC fixture list (takes you to the BBC Sports Website)|
|Record & Average Attendance|
5,880 v Reading
FA Cup 3rd Round, January 5th 2013.
2012-2013: 3,408 (League One)
2011-2012: 3,256 (League Two)
2010-2011: 2,535 (Blue Square Premier)
|Fans Reviews Of Broadfield Stadium|
Howard (Swindon Town) 26/11/13
James Prentice (Doing The 92) 28/9/13
Alex Smith (Coventry City) 13/4/13
James Spring (Notts County) 9/3/13
Toby Maxstone-Smith (Brentford) 26/2/13
James Busby (Reading) 5/1/13
Ian Coop (Oldham Athletic) 27/10/12
Joe Ball (Northampton Town) 17/4/12
Philip Green (Stoke City) 19/2/12
Iain Ferguson (Burton Albion) 10/12/11
Myles Munsey (Neutral) 1/10/11
Martyn Stimson (92 Club) 29/7/11
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Last Updated : 30 March 2014