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Franklin's Gardens – the home of Northampton Saints – is located in the St James district of Northampton, approximately one mile from the town centre.

Seating up to 15,249 people, the ground has hosted the Club since the late 1880s and while the stadium has changed shape many times over the years is now made up of the Carlsberg, South, Church's and Barwell Stands.

 

GETTING HERE

BY CAR (M1 MOTORWAY)
Franklin's Gardens has over 1,500 spaces available across six car parks, all within walking distance of the stadium itself. Given that Franklin's Gardens is in a residential area of the town, Saints strongly urge all supporters to use the club's car parks. Should they choose not to do so, supporters must park with due care and respect to the needs of local residents and businesses.

Exit the M1 at junction 15a or 16 and follow the signs to Northampton and Sixfields, or alternatively follow the brown rugby ball signs. At third roundabout after leaving the motorway, turn right onto A5076 (next to the Sixfields football stadium). 

Go straight over the mini roundabout onto Edgar Mobbs Way where the stadium car parks are clearly signposted. Media access parking is located in Car Park D, on the left hand side, opposite the pay and display car park. 

Please use the postcode NN5 5JT for satellite navigation devices, as most systems will take you to the main entrance of the ground not the car parks. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

On leaving Northampton Train Station there is a taxi rank available, or alternatively you can catch the Number 9 bus from the other side of the main road.

If you are able, walking to the ground from the train station takes just 10 minutes. Simply turn right out of the station onto Weedon Road and follow that round to the stadium.

Be sure to cross over to the left-hand side of the road (where the Thomas A Beckett pub is situated) to avoid confusion. Franklin’s Gardens can then be clearly seen on the left hand side of this road.

NEAREST AIRPORTS

London Luton and Nottingham East Midlands are easily accessible by road from Northampton via the M1. Birmingham International is also within reach and has a direct rail link with London Midland trains.

 

DISABLED ACCESS

Franklin's Gardens is a stadium with full disabled access, with provisions in place to ensure disabled supporters and their carers are both well catered for.

There is ample seating available both pitchside and at a higher level within the stadium, as well as disabled toilet facilities.

You can download the Club's Disabled Access Policy here

TICKETS
Disabled access tickets are available to purchase via the Ticket Office only. Please ring 01604 581000 to enquire.

CAR PARKING
Disabled car parking places can be booked in advance, with 13 spaces in the VIP car park and 25 spaces in the supporters' car park.  But please enquire early to avoid disappointment as these are often purchased by season pass holders. 

 

Please ring the Ticket Office on 01604 581000 to check availability.

Alternatively, disabled supporters without season car parking passes can be dropped off next to the Saints Ticket Office, with drivers then able to use the Club's main car parks.


GROUND REGULATIONS

Please click here to see our Groud Regulations.