Plough Lane is the brand new home of AFC Wimbledon. The new stadium is just 200 yards from Wimbledon F.C.’s former stadium at Plough Lane, which they played at from 1912 to 1991.
Wimbledon had began ground-sharing with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, before relocating 70 miles north to Milton Keynes in a controversial move in 2003. AFC Wimbledon was formed as a phoenix club by supporters and played at Kingsmeadow since its inception.
Plough Lane was built with a capacity of 9,300, with significant investment in the new ground from supporters. The first match will be an EFL League One match between AFC Wimbledon and Doncaster Rovers on the 3rd November 2020.
Tickets at Plough Lane
With AFC Wimbledon moving to a new ground, it is unclear how popular tickets will be. Tickets are available to purchase online through the official website.
Ticket prices for the 2020/21 season ranged from:
- Adults: £22-£32
- Concessions (over 65s, students, employed/benefits): £15-£22
- 18-21: £11-£16
- 17 & Under: £5-£11
- 11 & Under: £3-£5
Location & Travel to Plough Lane
Plough Lane was built on the old Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium in the district of Wimbledon in south-west London.
Airport: Two of the world’s largest airports are situated near London and both serve many international destinations.
London Heathrow Airport is 15 miles west of Wimbledon. Perhaps the easiest way to travel from Heathrow to Wimbledon is to catch the train from Terminal 4 to Paddington Station. From there, the district line will take you to Wimbledon station.
Gatwick Airport is approximately 30 miles south of Wimbledon. From the airport, catch a train to Clapham Junction and then change to another service to Wimbledon station.
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Bus: The 493 bus runs directly outside the stadium.
Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to London and offers over 10 routes from Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.
London Underground: The closest stations to Plough Lane are Wimbledon (District Line and Main Line), Wimbledon Park (District Line) and South Wimbledon (Northern Line). All stations are approximately 20-25 minutes walk from the stadium.
Train: The closest train station is Haydons Road, approximately 10 minutes walk away and with services to St Albans, London Bridge and London Blackfriars. Alternatively, Wimbledon station is about 25 minutes away and has a great number of services across London and further afield to Guildford and Luton.
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