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Visiting Edgar Street

Details
Address: Edgar Street Athletic Ground, Hereford, HR4 9JU
Telephone: 08442 761939
Fax: 08442 761982
Club Email: club@herefordunited.co.uk

Location
The ground is just off the City Centre and within walking distance of both Coach and Railway stations. (map)

Directions
From The North - via M5 (Worcester)Leave the M5 at J7, take the 3rd exit at the roundabout for A44 Worcester. At the next roundabout take the first exit for A4440 then follow road through three more roundabouts before following A4103 to Hereford for 26 miles. On the edge of city is a roundabout. Take second exit following A4103, then left at next roundabout for A49. follow road to go straight on through first roundabout, then right at the second. Ground is on the left, turn left at far end of ground (Blackfriars Street) for parking.

From The North - via A49 (Shrewsbury)On the A49 follow signs for Hereford. At roundabout on the outskirts of the city, go straight on to follow A49. Follow road to go straight on through first roundabout, then right at the second. Ground is on the left, turn left at far end of ground (Blackfriars Street) for parking.

From the South & LondonTake the M40 to Oxford then follow signs to Gloucester (A40). Continue along the A40 to Ross-on-Wye, then take A49 (Signposted Hereford). Once in city follow signs for City Centre, and take the second lane. Just past the Steels car dealership the lane forks. Continue straight rather than bearing right. The ground is on the right hand side, take the feeder lane before the ground (Blackfriars Street) for parking.

From the South West Take the M5 until J18a for the M49. Take the M4 at J22 and depart at J24 following A449. Take the Monmouth (A40) road and follow through first roundabout. Take the A4137 then join the A49 and follow the signs for Hereford. Once in city follow signs for City Centre, and take the second lane. Just past the Steels car dealership the lane forks. Continue straight rather than bearing right. The ground is on the right hand side, take the feeder lane before the ground (Blackfriars Street) for parking.
 
Parking
There is a large car park right next to the ground. £2 all day Mon-Sun. Free after 6pm and on Bank Holidays. Alternative, more expensive, parking can be found at the multi-storey car park at the far end of Blackfriars Street, and there is also a NCP car park on Blackfriars Street.

Note - Planning permission has been applied for to convert large car park to housing. If passed, car park will close at some point during season.

Home Fans
Home fans are housed in the Meadow End Terrace and Merton Stand, adjacent to the car park, and in the half of the Cargill Stand nearest the Meadow End.

Away Fans
Away fans are housed in the half of the Cargill Stand nearest Blackfriars Street. Larger fanbases are also handed the recommissioned half of the Blackfriars Terrace.

Admission Prices 2013/14
Stand: Adult £17, Concession (15-20, over 60) £14, Under 15 £5.
Terrace: Adult £12, Concession £10, Under 15 £3.

Pubs and Food
In the city
Being near the city centre there is a plethora of pubs and food outlets near the ground. Commercial Road (map) has a KFC, McDonalds, Subway, and several other chip shops and takeaways. It also has a Wetherspoons and other pubs. Real ale fans should check out the Barrels (St Owens Street) or the slightly further Victory (Ledbury Road).
Nearest pubs to the ground are the Heart of Oak at the north end of Edgar Street and the Oxford Arms and Herdsman on Widemarsh Street.

At the ground
There is a fast food trailer in the car park, while the club itself provides food within the ground. There is also a decent chip shop near to the Widemarsh Street exit of the Merton Meadow car park and several takeaways on Widemarsh Street (evenings only).
Radfords bar, situated in the Merton Stand, generally accepts both home and away fans but may have restrictions for bigger games. The new Starlite Room suite has Addisons Bar which is open to home fans before and after games and also accomodates smaller away followings. Both bars carry local ales from Wye Valley Brewery and ciders from Westons, plus other smaller brewers, while also serving more mainstream pints.