The Nantporth Stadium Like?
Main Stand (photo)
City End (photo)
Where To Drink?
Menai Bridge End (photo)
How To Get There And Where To Park
Menai Straits Side (photo)
Record & Average Attendance
Fans Ground Reviews
Nantporth Stadium Location Map
|What's The Nantporth Stadium Like?|
Bangor's new stadium is located around
1.5 miles to the West of Bangor town centre. The
ground is set in pleasant sloping woodlands
alongside Holyhead Road, around about halfway
between Upper Bangor and the famous Menai Suspension
Bridge. Entering from the Georges Roundabout on
Holyhead Road the new approach road slopes downhill
with the vast Menai Straits and distant shoreline of
Anglesey dominating the horizon, with the Suspension
Bridge visible on the far left. Continuing down the
approach road there are two car parks set into the
landscape on the right hand side with a floodlit all
weather training pitch in the background. The road
leads down to the rear of the Main Stand with its
club offices and reception flanked by turnstile and
Special thanks to Dave Hayes of the Bangor Citizens website for providing the photos for this page.
|Future Ground Developments|
Jones informs me; 'Planning applications have been
submitted to add covered terraces behind both goals.
With a larger one to be constructed behind the Menai
End. This is to be named the Citizens Terrace, due to
the fact that the supporters association is raising a
large sum of money to help pay for it.'
|Visiting supporters have been
allocated the City End which is a shallow open
concrete terrace behind the goal. It is not known at
this stage if part of the prefabricated seated stand
on the Menai Straits side nearest to the away end
will also be allocated to away fans.
For visiting supporters
walking down to the stadium, then please note that the
away turnstile entrance is on the near right corner of
|Where To Drink?|
There is a club house at
the stadium that welcomes away fans. Otherwise
there are no pubs, or eating establishments in the
immediate vicinity of the ground. The nearest pub
is the Antelope Inn, situated next to the Menai
Bridge Suspension Bridge. This is around a ten
minute walk from the stadium along Holyhead Road,
heading further away from the town centre. If
arriving by train, then there are plenty of the
pubs in the town centre, which is around a 20
minute walk away. On the High Street is a
Wetherspoons outlet called the Black Bull Inn as
well as the Fat Cat Cafe Bar, which is listed in
the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.
|How To Get There And Where To Park|
|From The East:
Take the A55 towards Holyhead. Exit at Junction 9 just before the Britannia Bridge, and follow signposts for A487/A5 towards Bangor Town. Continue along the A487 and on reaching the roundabout with the Antelope Inn and the Menai Bridge on the left, continue straight on along the A5 towards Bangor. This road becomes Holyhead Road and after passing the University Of Wales Campus, you will reach the stadium entrance at the Georges Roundabout on your left.
From The West:
Take the A55 from Holyhead over Britannia Bridge, then exit at Junction 9 and follow signposts for A5 towards Bangor. Then as East above.
There are two small car parks behind the Main Stand, which hold around 150 cars between them. It is unclear at the moment whether the nearby college will also offer parking on matchdays.
Map showing the location of the Nantporth Stadium (at the bottom of this page).
|Menai Straits Side|
|Bangor Railway Station
is served by train services provided by the South
Around a 20 minute walk, but mostly uphill. As you come out of the railway station entrance you will see signposts pointing directly ahead to the town centre (and the former ground site along Farrar Road) But instead of carrying on, turn to your left and follow Station Road, walking up the hill passing Morrisons on your right hand side. Go straight across the mini roundabout and follow the road as it curves around to the left as it approaches Upper Bangor. After 10 minutes walk the road straightens out onto Holyhead Road with woodlands to your left and right hand side.At the Georges Roundabout take the right turn and walk into the new stadium approach road. The road leads down slope towards the Menai Straits with the car parks and training pitch to your right, with the ground at the end of the road.
|The town is well connected to
surrounding towns in the area by the local Arriva
5, X5 Llundudno-Bangor-Caernarfon
X32 Aberystwyth-Bangor TrawsCambria Service
Bangorís Bus Station lies on a curved road corner opposite Debenhams in the town centre. The ground is around 30 minutes walk from here. Take the road past Subway leading into the town centre,then turn right into the High Street. As you walk past Bangor Cathedral take a left turn and keep following the High Street towards the railway station. Turn right into Station Road just before you get to the railway bridge and walk past the railway station entrance. Continue walking up the hill with Morrisons on your right hand side. The road curves round to the left as it approaches Upper Bangor.After 10 minutes walk the road straightens out onto Holyhead Road with woodlands to your left and right hand side. At the Georges Roundabout take the right turn and walk into the new stadium approach road. The road leads down slope towards the Menai Straits with the car parks and training pitch to your right, with the ground at the end of the road.
Welsh public transport provider Arriva offer a number of combined bus and rail tickets for those interested in sight-seeing as well as football. Bangor is covered by the 8 day "North and Mid Wales" flexi pass (£57) and the 8 day all Wales "freedom of Wales" flexi pass (£84). For more details see www.walesflexipass.co.uk
For bus and train timetables call Traveline Wales on 0871 200 22 33.
|Official Programme £1-1.50|
nearest Premier League rivals are Prestatyn &
Rhyl. Further down the league, Llundudno, Conwy
United, Holyhead Hotspur & Caenarfon Town.
|Bangor City FC Fixture List (takes you to the official Bangor City Website)|
|Record And Average Attendance|
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Last Updated : 22 July 2014