Maidstone United: Matchday information

A round-up of matchday arrangements as we prepare to welcome Maidstone United to Arbour Park.

11/03/22


This Saturday we welcome title challengers Maidstone United to Arbour Park.

Whilst the Rebels saw their match at Concord Rangers postponed last Saturday, Maidstone were in action on Tuesday evening, defeating Braintree Town 1-0 to move level on points with Dorking Wanderers at the top of National League South.

A large travelling contingent is to be expected, so here’s what to expect at Arbour Park.

Getting to Arbour Park

Directions to Arbour Park are available by clicking this link. Slough Rail station is on the mainline to London Paddington. Arbour Park is a 15-minute walk from the station.

Watch Premier League football in the bar

We will be opening turnstile 4 at 12.15pm and will be screening Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool in the bar before the match.

COVID-19 vaccinations

The COVID-19 vaccination bus will be at Arbour Park between 1pm – 3pm to offer first, second or booster vaccinations to anyone aged 12 or over.

Save money on drinks at half time

You can save 10% by ordering your half time drinks in advance to avoid queuing. QR codes are displayed around the ground and in the matchday programme. Simply scan the QR code or visit https://sloughtownfc.net/drinks to place and pay for your order until 3.30pm. Collection is at the end of the bar from 3.45pm.

Admission

Save time and money at the turnstiles by purchasing tickets in advance until midday on Saturday. Ticket prices, which include booking fees, are as follows:

Adult (18-64) - £13
Concession (65+) - £7
Student (16-17, Student) - £3
Child (5-15) - £1 (12-year-old and under must be accompanied by an Adult)
Infant (0-4) - Free

Our standard admission prices will apply at the turnstiles, so make sure you purchase in advance to take advantage of the offer.

Click here to purchase tickets for Slough Town v Maidstone United.

With tickets purchased in advance, please present your valid ticket at turnstile 4, either printed or shown on a smartphone. We ask that you please have this ready before entering to avoid long queues forming. Turnstile 4 will open from around 12.15pm.

Arbour Park does not have ATMs on site. Credit and debit cards are accepted at turnstile 4, the club shop and main bar in the West Stand.

Please note that no smoking or vaping is permitted inside Arbour Park. Anyone wishing to smoke can get their hand stamped by a steward at the exit gates and be allowed back in afterwards.

Supporters in wheelchairs, or with mobility issues should enter Arbour Park via the front entrance.

Parking

A limited amount of free parking will be available at Arbour Park and Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy. Please note that the car park at St Joseph’s School is open to parking permit holders only. It will be open from around 1.30pm to 2.45pm and then after the game for cars to leave.

Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy (adjacent to Arbour Park) - There is a limited number of unreserved spaces here for all supporters, available on a first come, first served basis.

Arbour Park - There is a limited number of unreserved parking spaces elsewhere on the Arbour Park site for all other supporters. These spaces are not available until 30 minutes before kick-off and are on a first come, first served basis. Please follow the directions provided by parking stewards.

There is a limited number of unreserved marked Blue Badge parking spaces at Arbour Park, available on a first come, first served basis for Blue Badge holders. The post code for sat navs is SL2 5AY.

St Joseph’s Catholic High School - Slough Town supporters who have purchased a parking permit will have a reserved parking space. The post code for sat navs is SL2 5HN. There are no unreserved spaces here.

Off street parking is extremely limited - however there are several car parks within walking distance. We would strongly encourage supporters to car-share or travel by public transport where possible. The ground is conveniently situated approximately half a mile from the train and bus stations. There are many public car parks nearer the town centre which are within walking distance of Arbour Park (10-15 minutes). Arbour Park is conveniently situated approximately half a mile from Slough’s train and bus stations. Click here for a map of local car parks within walking distance of Arbour Park.

If you do park in residential streets, please be respectful to our neighbours – keep noise to a minimum, and do not litter. When parking, do not block entranceways and driveways, and do not park dangerously, including on blind corners.

Food and drink

The bar and kitchen area on the first floor of the West Stand, and the tea bar on the ground floor of the West Stand will be open to all supporters, selling a range of hot and cold food and drinks.

We will also have additional outdoor bars selling alcoholic drinks, food, and hot drinks inside the ground near turnstile 2.

Seating

Many of the seats in the West Stand are reserved for those supporters with reserved seating. All other seating is unreserved and available on a first come, first served basis.

Ground regulations

Please be aware that in line with the latest Government event safety advice, searches of bags and coats will take place. Anyone in possession of pyrotechnics or other objects such as flares, smoke bombs or bangers will be refused entry. Any anti-social behaviour will be taken very seriously, and CCTV is in place at the ground to monitor behaviour and record events. Any acts of criminal damage or vandalism, including but not limited to the throwing of objects onto the pitch, will result in immediate ejection from the ground and prosecution.

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