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SLO Info: Rochdale

Ahead of Saturday’s trip to Rochdale on Saturday, we have spoken with their representative and compiled the below information for you.

24 August 2017

We would also like to advise our supporters that the recommended mode of transport is the First Bus 471, which provides a direct link from Bury to Rochdale

We know you’ll make plenty of noise as usual, and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Bury: Are there any known traffic issues en route to the Stadium?  I.e any road closures or roadworks?

Rochdale: Not that we have been made aware of.

Bury: Is car parking available for Bury fans?  If so, please provide details (where, how much etc).  If no, information on the nearest location would be appreciated.

Rochdale: The Crown Oil Arena has a small car park which can accommodate guests and staff only. Street parking is available around the stadium, however please be aware that parking restrictions are in place in the yellow coned areas – these are monitored by traffic control.

Parking is also available at a local high school, which is around half a mile from the ground: Oulder Hill Community School, Greave Avenue, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5EF.

Please note that we do not take any responsibility for vehicles left on the street, or at Oulder Hill Community School.

Bury:   What is the process for blue badge holders?

Rochdale: Two car park spaces are available these should be pre-paid at least 48 hours in advance of the match.

Tel No: 0844 826 1907 9 option 8)

Contact: Jan Marsh

E-Mail address:

Cost: £5.00

Bury: Please give details of pre-match venue for Bury fans (on-site bar, away fan friendly pubs etc)

Rochdale: PRE-MATCH

Ratcliffe Bars and The Carlsberg Lounge - Both bars are situated at the ground.

The Ratcliffe Bars is open to both home and away supporters, while the Carlsberg Lounge is open to home supporters from the Pearl Street Stand. The Carlsberg Lounge is accessible only from inside the ground. Turnstiles open an hour before kick-off.

The Ratcliffe Bars is open from 12noon on a Saturday matchday and from 5pm on a midweek matchday. They are licensed premises, showing Sky Sports.

Bury:   Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?

Rochdale: The Co-operative Food Rooley Moor Road

249-251 Rooley Moor Road



OL12 7EA

This store has a free cash machine.

Bury:   What is nearest train station to the Stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?

Rochdale: Rochdale train station, which is served by trains from Manchester Victoria and Leeds, is about 2 miles and 35 minute walk from the Crown Oil Arena. Taxis are available outside the station at a cost of around £6/£7.

Bury: What food and drink is available in the concourse at the Stadium? (Please attach image if applicable)

Rochdale:  You'll find numerous kiosks within the stadium selling a range of hot and cold food and drinks.

The matchday kiosk menus have had a revamp for the 2017/18 campaign.

The Club have updated the signage with what’s on offer, as well as introducing a number of new ‘Meal Deals’.

Old favourites still remain, along with the addition of new items to tempt your fancy.

The ‘Meal Deals’ include various food and drink items, and work out cheaper than buying each product individually. Scroll through the gallery above to view the meal deals on offer!

The Club are also committed to promoting healthy lifestyle choices. As such, sugarless drinks will be 50p cheaper than those containing sugar. Full fat sugary soft drinks will also not be included in those meal deals that offer a soft drink.

Bury: Is our drum allowed in the Stadium?

Rochdale: Yes

Bury: What is the process for supporters looking to bring flags into the Stadium?

Rochdale:  Yes – if they comply with the stadium regulations

Bury: What is the postcode for SatNav users?

Rochdale: Please use OL11 5DR for Sat Navs

Bury: Any additional information you think may be useful for our fans?


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