Whaddon Road (currently known as the Jonny-Rocks Stadium for sponsorship reason) opened in 1927 and currently has a capacity of 7,066.
Originally built by the Cheltenham Original Brewery, Cheltenham Town started calling the ground home in 1932. The record attendance of 8,326 was set in 1956 for an FA Cup 1st Round fixture in which Southern League Cheltenham faced Division 3 Reading, losing 2-1.
The stadium didn’t see Football League action until 1999, with Cheltenham Town spending 50 years in the Southern League. Gloucester City A.F.C. ground-shared at Whaddon Road from 2010 to 2017 as they were exiled from Gloucester due to flooding at their home ground.
Tickets at Whaddon Road
Cheltenham Town Tickets
The ticket office is located outside the stadium’s main stand and is open 9am-4:30pm Monday to Friday or from 11am-3pm on Saturday home matchdays. Walsall tickets are also available to purchase over the phone on 01922 651 414/416 or online.
Ticket prices for the 2021/22 season ranged from:
- Adults: £18-£23
- Seniors: £15-£17
- Young Person: £15
- Junior: £10
Location & Travel to Whaddon Road
Whaddon Road is located approximately 1 mile north of central Cheltenham in Gloucestershire in South West England.
Airport – Birmingham Airport is located approximately 48 miles north of Cheltenham, serving European destinations, as well as international destinations such as the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Qatar and the UAE. There is a train station (Birmingham International) at the airport which connects to central Birmingham for onwards services to Cheltenham.
Alternatively, Bristol Airport is approximately 54 miles south of Cheltenham, with flights to many European destinations. The Airport Flyer Express bus service connects the airport with the city, for onwards travel by train to Cheltenham.
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Bus – There are several bus services that run close to the ground, further information is available on the Stagecoach website here.
Driving/Parking – From the M5 motorway exit at Junction 10 if travelling from the north and follow the A4019 where the stadium should be signposted. If travelling from the south, exit the M5 at junction 11 on to the A40. Car parking is available at the back of the Autovillage Main Stand, costing £8 and must be booked online in advance of all home fixtures.
Train – Cheltenham Spa railway station is situated Bristol-Birmingham main line with services to Gloucester, Bristol, Swindon, London Paddington, Cardiff Central, the South West, Birmingham, the North and Scotland. The station is approximately 2 miles south of the stadium, with bus services D, E and N stopping at Anlaby Court a short walk away.
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