Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford

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Accessibility

https://www.watfordfc.com/storage/47266/Access-Statement-202122_compressed-(1).pdf

Queries should be directed to our dedicated mailbox for disabled supporters: disabled.supporters@watfordfc.com

For any queries relating to season tickets, stadium access enquiries or our provision for disabled supporters, please contact EDI & Disability Access Officer Dave Messenger (dave.messenger@watfordfc.com). For any queries relating to individual home or away match tickets for disabled supporters, please contact our Supporter Services team (supporters@watfordfc.com)..

As well as housing an accessible toilet, the Changing Places facility at Vicarage Road includes a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench, mobile hoist, shower, a screen to allow some privacy as well as a wide tear off paper roll to cover the bench. The facility is ideally positioned near both wheelchair and amenity/easy access spaces in the South West Corner, between the Rookery and Lower Graham Taylor Stands. Those seated in other areas of the stadium will also be able to access the facility by speaking to our matchday disabled liaison officers. Should supporters wish to be seated near the Changing places facility, our ticket office staff will be happy to discuss all individual requirements and help with booking tickets in the closest spaces.

Travel by Train and Tube:

The nearest stations to the stadium are Watford High Street (0.6 miles, 12 mins walk) Watford Underground (1 mile, 20 mins walk) and Watford Junction (1.1 miles, 25 mins walk) Watford Junction Station has the most accessible facilities. The station is on the West Coast Mainline and fast trains arrive regularly from London Euston. Services are run by London Northwestern Railway and Avanti West Coast Trains. • Accessible taxis are available from the front of the station • Buses to the stadium are also available • Induction Loop is situated in the ticket office • Staff available for additional assistance, which can be pre-booked up to 24 hours in advance • Staff available for additional assistance, which can be pre-booked up to 24 hours in advance by calling the Virgin Trains Assistance booking line on 0800-015-8123 • Accessible toilets are also available – Staff are able to provide Radar Keys • Wheelchairs are available for use Watford High Street Station has a single island platform which can be accessed by staircase only, there is no ramp or step free access. An induction loop is situated in the ticket office and staff are available to provide additional support. Services are run by London Overground. Watford Underground station is on the Metropolitan line. This station also has a single island platform which can be accessed by staircase only, there is no ramp or step free access. Staff are available to provide additional support.

A number of buses (10, 320, 324 and W1) run from bus stop 2 at Watford Junction station. Frequent services are run by Arriva and Red Rose Travel and take around 20 minutes. All buses are low floor accessible and supporters should alight at Whippendell Road, which is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the stadium."

Brief description

"The home stadium of Premier League club Watford. An all-seater stadium, its current capacity is 22,200"

https://www.watfordfc.com/vicarage-road/stadium-plan

Address

Watford Football Club

Vicarage Road Stadium

Vicarage Road

Watford

WD18 0ER

Email

yourvoice@watfordfc.com

Phone

01923 496000 Switchboard opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

Website

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicarage_Road


Directions

"Directions to the Church Car Park: From the North or East, join the M25 and exit at Junction 20. Take the first exit onto the A41 to Watford. At the next roundabout, take the second exit onto A411 (Hempstead Road). Continue along Hempstead Road until you reach the town centre. At the large roundabout take the second exit feeding into the inner ring road, which is a oneway system. Stay in the righthand lane and follow the Ring Road until you see the entrance to the Church car park on your right hand side.

From the South or West, join the M25 and exit at Junction 19. At the end of the link road, take the third exit onto A411 (Hempstead Road) Once on Hempstead Road, follow the directions detailed above. From Central London, join the M1 and exit at Junction 5. Take the second exit onto the A4008. Cross the first roundabout, then take the second exit at the next towards the town centre. At the traffic lights, turn left onto the inner ring road at the Tjunction and filter across to the right-hand lane. Follow the Ring Road until you see the entrance to the Church car park on your right hand side. If travelling to the stadium on a non-matchday, follow any of the directions above and stay in the left hand lane when reaching the ring-road until you see the sign for Vicarage Road. The clubs postcode is WD18 0ER.

There is no parking available for fans at the ground and street parking is restricted for local residents with matchday permits. Watford General Hospital ensure that their security and parking staff monitor the entrances to the hospital carparks to prevent supporters from parking on-site. Watford town centre has several car parks, the easiest of which for access to Vicarage Road is Church Car Park (WD18 0JD) on the inside of the ring-road, opposite the turn-off into Vicarage Road. All town centre car parks are within a 10-minute walk of Vicarage Road. There is also additional car parking in the Town Centre at Royalty House (WD18 0BW). Other possibilities are Watford Grammar School for Girls (WD18 0AE), and Fishers Industrial Estate off Wiggenhall Road (WD18 0FN)."

Opening Times

Always check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change

See https://www.watfordfc.com/club/contact and https://www.watfordfc.com/teams/men/fixtures

2021: "The Hornets Shop (Vicarage Road) opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday closed (open on matchdays)

intu Watford store opening hours: Monday to Wednesday 9am - 6pm, Thursday to Saturday 9am - 8pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm"

Transport

"The nearest station is Watford High Street, a 10-minute walk away from the ground. Watford Junction train station is about a 20-minute walk. Watford also has its own London Underground tube station, which is on the Metropolitan Line and is situated just under one mile from Vicarage Road.

A number of buses (10, 320, 324 and W1) run from bus stop 2 at Watford Junction station. Frequent services are run by Arriva and Red Rose Travel and take around 20 minutes. All buses are low floor accessible and supporters should alight at Whippendell Road, which is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the stadium."

Amenities:

"We offer a seat side food and drink ordering service for all disabled supporters. Orders are taken prematch and delivered at half-time. A drop counter and induction loop is also available in all kiosks throughout the stadium. Our staff at the catering kiosks will be happy to read out our menus." 

Travel Information

For further travel information please see: www.traveline.info

Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)