Ahead of this Saturday’s SkyBet League One game against Bristol Rovers, Coventry City have issued an updated matchday guide for fans attending the game.
This includes key info on buying tickets, parking and more – with changes to where you can collect tickets and where the cash turnstiles are located…
Ticket Collections/Queries on Matchdays
Any collections and queries will now be dealt with at the Ticket Collection Booth – this will be open from 12:30pm on matchdays, and situated to the left of the Kop Stand Reception.
Tickets will not be available to buy from here – only the Cash Turnstiles at the Kop Stand/Tilton Road corner.
If you bought your tickets after 2pm on Wednesday 14th August, they will be for collection either in advance of matchday from the Butts Park Ticket Office, or on the day at St Andrew’s from 12:30pm.
Season Ticket – barcodes and lost Season Tickets
We have received some correspondence from fans about mis-printing of some barcodes on Season Tickets. Having checked with Ticketmaster, these will scan correctly at the turnstiles and you will be able to enter as normal.
If you would like your Season Ticket re-printed for future games, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a £2 charge to print a paper ticket for any lost/forgotten Season Ticket cards.
Season Ticket – not arrived
If your new Season Ticket has not turned up in the post by Friday morning, please email email@example.com
Entry to the stadium
Match Ticket and Season Ticket holders need to use the entrance as stated on your ticket.
Premier Membership holders and Corporate guests need to enter via the Kop Stand Reception.
Tickets will be available to buy on the gate for Sky Blue fans, with no matchday price increase and no booking fees.
This has now moved – it will now be from 1:30pm at the Cash Turnstiles in the Kop Stand/Tilton Road Stand corner.
Tickets purchased here will be for Blocks 17, 18 and 19 in the Kop Stand.
Bristol Rovers fans can pay on the gate too, at Cash Turnstiles in the Gil Merrick Stand.
Tickets are the same price whether you buy in advance or on the day, while there is no Premium Zone for match tickets this season nor booking fees to add on. Tickets are just £20 for adults, £15 for concessions – full details and prices here.
Following feedback from fans, additional kiosks will be open this Saturday – these are cash only.
Free drinking water is available at all kiosks.
There is NO cash point at St Andrew’s stadium – please ensure you have the money you require before you come to the game.
The nearest cash point is located outside B&M at the Retail Park opposite the Kop Stand.
St Andrew’s is a no-smoking and no-vaping venue. Smoking areas are provided outside the Kop Stand and outside the Kop Reception for supporters at half-time.
On-site car parking
On-site parking is sold out for Saturday’s game.
The Main Stand Car Park can be accessed via Garrison Lane.
The Kop Stand Car Park is accessed via Coventry Road/Cattell Road – please note there is no access after 2pm due to matchday road closures.
Please note – in line with the policy at St Andrew’s, car boots will be checked on entry.
Off-site car parking
Off-site car parking will be available at Birmingham Wheels Park – B8 1AD. This is a short walk from St Andrew’s. Fans will be able to pay on the gate here for £5 on Saturday.
Off-site car parking is also available at Century Park Industrial Estate - B9 4NZ. This is a couple of minutes walk from St Andrew's and fans can pay £5 on entry for the car park.
Coach travel is available from Coventry for £5 with official travel partner EST for the game vs Bristol Rovers.
Departure is from White Street Coach Park and the Arena Park service road (next to the Ricoh Arena subway).
You can book by visiting ccfctravel.co.uk or calling 02476 997605 to book over the phone.
Nearest train stations are:
Birmingham New Street: 1.7 miles
Birmingham Moor Street: 1.5 miles
Adderley Park: 1 mile
Bordesley Station: 0.6 miles
Trains are currently no scheduled trains running to Bordesley Station, which is close to St Andrew's, on Saturday.
To book and for latest times and up to date information, visit nationalrail.co.uk
Road Closures will be in place from 2pm.
This will be on Coventry Road from the A45 roundabout at Bordesley Circus upto the Morrisons Supermarket/Bowling Green Road. Cattell Road will also be closed directly outside the stadium from Coventry Road up to the junction with Tilton Road which will also be closed.
Full details can be seen on the Travel section of our website
Home supporter coaches
Official home supporter coaches are parked on Tilton Road. Home supporter coaches must access this via Garrison Lane, and must have applied for a pass for this area.
If you have not already applied for a pass, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Matchday programme PUSB will be available to buy around the ground on Saturday for £3, with an interview with Zain Westbrooke inside.
You can also purchase a copy at Curtis-sport.com
Season subscriptions are available to buy here.
The Family Zone will take place from 1:30pm to 2:30pm on Saturday in the Kiosk 13 area of the Kop Stand.
This will be accessed externally via Entrance Gates 7/8.
Fans will then need to exit the area and use the Kop Stand turnstiles to access their seats for the game.
Regular activities such as arts and craft, games, Sky Blue Sam’s postbox and more will all take place, while members of the squad and Sky Blue Sam will also be visiting – plus much more!
Baby Changing Facilities
Baby Changing Facilities are located in the Kop Stand/Gil Merrick Stand corner, within the Disabled Toilet, near to Kiosk 13.
The Club Shop will be based in an external kiosk outside the Kop Stand near to the corner with the Gil Merrick Stand.
Happy Abode Bar
The Happy Abode Bar is located to the right of entrance 6 at St Andrew’s and will be open for all supporters from 3 hours before kick-off, and will be open for an hour after full-time too.
Please note you need a match ticket for admission to the game, and that this bar is for Coventry City supporters only.
Supporters will be subject to searching outside the turnstiles (pat downs and bag searches). Please note the restricted items, shown on the Home Tickets section of our website.
To clarify – bottles/flasks are not allowed (including refillable bottles) – this is the policy for all matches at St Andrew’s. Please disregard previous policy issued by CCFC for games at the Ricoh Arena.
In line with the existing policy at St Andrew’s, drums are not allowed in the stadium.
Flags and Banners
To see the Flags and Banners policy, visit our website here. This replicates the existing policy at St Andrew’s.
Live video coverage of the game will be available for international supporters only on iFollow.
Audio commentary will be available for supporters in the UK.