Tonight we welcome Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal Academy side to Arbour Park for our final pre-season match.
A large crowd is expected, so here’s what to expect.
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.
Tickets are available online in advance, and will also be available at the turnstiles on the night - however we encourage supporters to purchase online to reduce queues. Ticket prices are as follows:
Adult - £10
Under 16s - £5
With tickets booked online via our ticketing partner TicketPass, the ‘GiveBack50’ initiative means 50% of booking fees charged on tickets will go to the club’s chosen charity, Aik Saath.
Please note, as this match was designated as all-ticket, Slough Town season ticket holders will not be able to benefit from free admission.
Click here to purchase tickets for Slough Town v Arsenal.
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. For cash and card purchases, please use turnstile 1. Turnstiles will open from around 6.45pm and we advise supporters to arrive as early as possible.
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.
We would strongly encourage supporters travelling by car to park in one of the many public car parks near the town centre (see below).
A limited amount of parking will be available at Arbour Park and Lynch Hill Enterprise Academy (SL2 5AY) and St Joseph’s Catholic High School (SL2 5HN).
There is a limited number of Blue Badge parking spaces at Arbour Park, available on a first come, first served basis for Blue Badge holders.
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.
Alcohol will be available from the bar until 7.30pm, but must be consumed before kick-off.
We will also have additional outdoor bars selling alcoholic drinks, food, and hot drinks. The bar near to turnstile 1 will sell alcohol but not in view of the pitch, in line with the FA rules in place for this fixture.
All seating is unreserved and available on a first come, first served basis.
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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