The Rugby Groud Guide

Stadium & Tickets

 

Stadium Name: The Athletic Ground

Stadium Address:

Kew Foot Road

Richmond

Surrey

TW9 2SS

 

Ground Information

The Athletic Ground is shared with National League 2 side   Richmond.

There is one stand, capable of seating around 1,000    people; though in the past temporary stands have been erected in the considerable   space around the pitch to boost seating capacity.

The Pavilion (next to the entrance to the ground) is at one end of the stand side of the ground, and a member’s bar at the other.

The remaining parts of the ground are uncovered standing virtually next to the pitch.

 Part of a large leisure complex, the rugby part is bordered by   a swimming pool golf club, a bowls club and a health centre.

 

 Ticket Prices(2015/16)

 1878: Adult Member £20; Non-Member £25

Highlander: Adult Member £15; Non-Member £20

Highlander: Concession Member £12; Non-Member £15

Highlander: Under 16 £5

Clan/Terrace: Member £12; Non-Member £15; Under 16 Free

 

Disabled Facilities

All facilities are on ground level, so offer easy access to those in wheel chairs,

There is a disabled toilet in the Sports Bar and another outside the Members Bar

There is a disabled viewing platform with ramp access.

There are two disabled parking bays.

 

 

Last Updated July  2016

 

 

Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2016

 

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