With the Saints headed for Bristol for the first time since 2008 - not to mention a new venue to experience - Sunday's hosts have released the following handy guide to Ashton Gate.
Nearly 10,000 tickets have been sold for the match. Bristol are expecting a significant walk up on the day, so please arrive early to avoid queues. Alternatively, you can buy online until 1pm on matchday.
A brand new ticket office is located in the Winterstoke Road Fan Village for all matchday ticket sales and collections.
The ticket office is open from 10am.
In the Fan Village (which opens at 12noon), situated outside the Sports Bar & Grill, will be:
- Three bars
- ‘Subhouse’ – ribs, burgers and grill
- Jolly Hog –quality sausage and burgers
- BBQ hut
- Live music from the Cat’s Pyjamas pre-match and Daz at half-time and full-time
The Sports Bar & Grill is open from 11am serving a carvery lunch. To book, please email: [email protected]
Ticket holders in the Dolman are encouraged to enjoy the Fan Village pre and post match, while supporters will be able to access the bars outside at half-time.
Please use public transport where possible.
The new First Bristol bus routes will be in operation, including a new service from Bristol Temple Meads.
Find out full details by clicking here.
There is a bike rack in the South-East corner.
Remember, parking is limited around the stadium at Ashton Gate and there are no spaces available on site.
Ashton Gate Stadium has partnered with Bristol University’s Zeetta Networks in a world-first stadia WiFi technology trial.
The trial will initially focus on the South and Dolman concourses and if successful will then be extended throughout the stadium and into the seating areas.
To connect to the network (free of charge) simply join ‘Ashton Gate EdgeZ’ and fill out the short form to get browsing.
(Note: this is not yet available in the West or Atyeo Stands)
The Lansdown Stand lower tier is open to supporters for the first time, accessible via turnstiles 1-15.
As well as toilet facilities, food and drink stands – including a coffee shop - will be open inside the concourse.
Smoking will be in a designated area along the West Stand rear walkway.
The Coffee Shop and store will be open from 10am, while in the South-East corner there will be a Real Ale and Pasty Bar.
The smoking area is situated outside the rear of the stand.
One of the concession stands is 'drink only', while in addition there will be 14 fast-pour stations.
There will also be a pasty shed and Scrumpy Pig stall, plus a Pulled Pork station just outside the turnstiles.
The smoking area is in the alley behind the stand.
In the Atyeo Stand car park there will be a burger van and a Lavazza Coffee station, but please walk around to the pedestrianised area behind the Lansdown Stand pre and post-match to enjoy the entertainment of the Fan Village.
The smoking area is outside the rear of the stand.