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Bower Fold

Ground Address Mottram Road, Stalybridge, SK15 2RT
Ground Capacity 6,500

Has the first team played there before?

Date Competition Opposition H / A Result Attendance
14:00 Sat 30 Jul 2005FriendlyStalybridge CelticA2-0L 
19:45 Wed 9 Aug 2006FriendlyAbbey HeyA1-2W 
15:00 Sat 4 Nov 2006NWCFL Div 1Maine RoadA1-2W3,181
19:45 Tue 13 Oct 2009FA CupStalybridge CelticA0-1W1,923
15:00 Sat 31 Jul 2010FriendlyStalybridge CelticA0-0D645
15:00 Sun 5 Sep 2010EvoStik PremierMatlock TownH1-5L1,801
15:00 Sat 18 Sep 2010EvoStik PremierStocksbridge Park SteelsH1-4L1,793
19:45 Wed 6 Oct 2010EvoStik PremierOssett TownH4-1W1,333
19:45 Wed 16 Feb 2011EvoStik PremierChasetownH4-2W1,445
19:45 Wed 13 Apr 2011EvoStik PremierFrickley AthleticH4-1W1,731
19:45 Wed 20 Apr 2011EvoStik PremierMarineH2-1W1,848
15:00 Sat 6 Aug 2011FriendlyStalybridge CelticA2-2D571
19:45 Wed 17 Aug 2011EvoStik PremierNorth Ferriby UtdH6-3W1,532
15:00 Sat 8 Oct 2011EvoStik PremierMarineH1-1D1,704
19:45 Wed 29 Feb 2012EvoStik PremierMatlock TownH2-1W1,458
15:00 Sat 31 Mar 2012EvoStik PremierMickleover SportsH4-0W1,730
19:45 Wed 1 Aug 2012FriendlyBlackburn RoversH1-2L721
15:00 Sun 2 Sep 2012EvoStik PremierHednesford TownH1-1D1,702
15:00 Sun 3 Mar 2013EvoStik PremierNorth Ferriby UtdH1-1D2,465
19:45 Tue 19 Mar 2013EvoStik PremierBuxtonH1-2L1,501
19:45 Wed 24 Jul 2013FriendlyBolton WanderersH1-1D524
15:00 Sat 10 Aug 2013FriendlyStalybridge CelticA1-2W503
15:00 Sat 5 Oct 2013EvoStik PremierMarineH1-0W1,528
19:45 Wed 4 Dec 2013Doodson Sport CupAshton UnitedH2-0W282
19:45 Tue 15 Apr 2014EvoStik PremierGrantham TownH3-0W1,732
19:45 Tue 15 Jul 2014FriendlyStalybridge CelticA1-1D459
19:45 Tue 19 Aug 2014EvoStik PremierBuxtonH1-1D1,914
15:00 Sat 23 Aug 2014EvoStik PremierBelper TownH2-2D1,849
15:00 Sat 30 Aug 2014EvoStik PremierRamsbottomH3-1W1,917
19:45 Tue 9 Sep 2014EvoStik PremierMatlock TownH0-0D1,844
15:00 Sun 14 Sep 2014FA CupPrescot CablesH4-1W1,001
15:00 Sat 20 Sep 2014EvoStik PremierGrantham TownH3-1W1,985
15:00 Sat 27 Sep 2014FA CupLancaster CityH0-1L1,033
15:00 Sat 4 Oct 2014EvoStik PremierWhitby TownH2-0W1,971
19:45 Tue 14 Oct 2014EvoStik PremierSkelmersdale UnitedH1-2L1,843
15:00 Sat 25 Oct 2014EvoStik PremierRushall OlympicH1-0W1,928
19:45 Tue 28 Oct 2014EvoStik PremierBlyth SpartansH0-0D1,739
15:00 Sun 2 Nov 2014FA TrophyPadihamH2-0W624
15:00 Sat 8 Nov 2014EvoStik PremierWitton AlbionH4-0W1,988
15:00 Sat 15 Nov 2014FA TrophyBuxtonH2-0W1,002
19:45 Tue 18 Nov 2014EvoStik PremierFrickley AthleticH3-2W1,634
19:45 Wed 3 Dec 2014FA TrophyBarwell FCH3-2W503
15:00 Sat 13 Dec 2014FA TrophyHarrogate TownH4-0W907
15:00 Sun 18 Jan 2015EvoStik PremierNantwich TownH2-1W1,934
15:00 Sat 18 Apr 2015EvoStik PremierStamford AFCH3-1W2,899
15:00 Sat 19 Sep 2015National League NorthStalybridge CelticA1-0L1,775
15:00 Sat 12 Nov 2016National League NorthStalybridge CelticA2-4W1,466

What's the ground like?


Getting to the ground by public transport

By Train:

Stalybridge train station is on the main Trans-Pennine line between Manchester and Leeds/York.

Either go from Leeds station, or from Piccadilly Station in Manchester.

The trains to Stalybridge are regular from these two stations.
Once in Stalybridge station exit by the front entrance.

By Bus:

Straight across the road is a bus-stop, or a little further down the road on the right, is one of the bus-stations. From either place, take the 217, 236 or 237 buses; all three of which go past Bower Fold. The bus-journey will be about ten to fifteen minutes.

The bus-stop is directly opposite Bower Fold.

For the return journey, there is a bus-stop on the same side as Bower Fold, take any of the previously mentioned buses, this time going to the Station.

Walking - 30 minutes

On leaving the station, turn right and walk under the railway bridge.

You will pass a series of pubs and wine bars, a newsagents, a couple of curry houses and kebab shops before reaching the White House inn opposite the bus station. Continue along this road (Market Street) with the Cosmo Bingo on your left. As you reach Melbourne Street, with the Halifax on your right, and an off-licence on the left, turn right onto Melbourne Street, and cross the bridge into the town centre. Go right to the end of Melbourne Street, marveling at the new canal as you cross over it. Turn left at the top by the Society Rooms (a Weatherspoons) onto Grosvner Street. By the Stop and Rest, turn right, and cross Acres Lane at the Pelican Crossing to the Pineapple. Turn left and stroll along Acres Lane to the traffic lights at the end. At the traffic lights, turn right onto Mottram Road. Walk up Mottram road for 10 minutes, and Bower Fold is on the right.


Getting to the ground by car

M6 Northbound - 30 minutes from leaving the M6.

Leave the M6 at junction 19 (Northwich). At the roundabout at the end of the slip road turn right (exit 3 of 4) to join the A556 towards Altrincham. Stay on the A556 for 5 miles to a roundabout with the M56. Turn right at the roundabout (exit 3 of 4) onto the M56. Stay on the M56 for 6 1/2 miles to junction 3 (M60 signposted Sheffield, M67) Stay on the M60 for 7 miles to junction 24 (M67, Denton) At the roundabout turn right (exit 4 of 5) to join the M67. Stay on the M67 to the very end, Junction 4. At the roundabout turn left (exit 1 of 4) onto the A57 (Hyde Road). After 1/2 a mile you will reach a set of traffic lights (signposted Stalybridge). Turn left onto B6174 (Stalybridge Road). Almost immediately, there is a mini roundabout. Turn left (exit 1 of 5) onto Roe Cross Road (A6018). Follow this road for 1 3/4 miles passing the Roe Cross Inn on the right and through the cutting (the road is now called Mottram Road). When you pass the Dog and Partridge on the right, you will be almost there. Bower Fold is on the left opposite a sharp right turn next to the Hare and Hounds pub.

M6 Southbound - 25 minutes from leaving the M6.

Leave the M6 at junction 20A (North Wales, Runcorn) Join the M56 towards Stockport. Stay on the M56 for 11 miles to junction 3 (M60 signposted Sheffield, M67) Stay on the M60 for 7 miles to junction 24 (M67, Denton) At the roundabout turn right (exit 4 of 5) to join the M67. Stay on the M67 to the very end, Junction 4. At the roundabout turn left (exit 1 of 4) onto the A57 (Hyde Road). After 1/2 a mile you will reach a set of traffic lights (signposted Stalybridge). Turn left onto B6174 (Stalybridge Road). Almost immediately, there is a mini roundabout. Turn left (exit 1 of 5) onto Roe Cross Road (A6018). Follow this road for 1 3/4 miles passing the Roe Cross Inn on the right and through the cutting (the road is now called Mottram Road) When you pass the Dog and Partridge on the right, you will be almost there. Bower Fold is on the left opposite a sharp right turn next to the Hare and Hounds pub.

M1 - 40 minutes from leaving the M1.

Leave M1 at junction 35a (Manchester) At the roundabout at the end of the slip road, join the A616 towards Manchester After 1 mile you will reach a roundabout with the A616. Go straight across on the roundabout (exit 3 of 5) to join the A616. After 9 miles you will reach the Flouch Roundabout with the A628. Turn left on the roundaout (exit 1 of 4) to join the A628 (Woodhead Road). After 13 1/2 miles you will reach a set of traffic lights (signposted left to Glossop) go straight across. After these lights move into the right hand lane. At the next set of lights, turn right onto Back Moor (signposted Stalybridge). After a few hundred yards, you will reach a mini roundabout. Bear right (exit 2 of 5) onto Roe Cross Road (A6018). Follow this road for 1 3/4 miles passing the Roe Cross Inn on the right and through the cutting (the road is now called Mottram Road) When you pass the Dog and Partridge on the right, you will be almost there. Bower Fold is on the left opposite a sharp right turn next to the Hare and Hounds pub.

M62 - 20 minutes from leaving the M62.

Leave the M62 at Junction 18 to join the M60. The M60 junction has its own lane. Join the M60 heading South towards Oldham, Ashton and Stockport. Stay on the M60 for 8 miles to junction 24 (M67, Denton) At the roundabout at the end of the slip road, turn left (exit 2 of 5) to join the M67. Stay on the M67 to the very end, Junction 4. At the roundabout turn left (exit 1 of 4) onto the A57 (Hyde Road). After 1/2 a mile you will reach a set of traffic lights (signposted Stalybridge). Turn left onto B6174 (Stalybridge Road). Almost immediately, there is a mini roundabout. Turn left (exit 1 of 5) onto Roe Cross Road (A6018). Follow this road for 1 3/4 miles passing the Roe Cross Inn on the right and through the cutting (the road is now called Mottram Road) When you pass the Dog and Partridge on the right, you will be almost there. Bower Fold is on the left opposite a sharp right turn next to the Hare and Hounds pub.

M60 - 10 minutes from leaving the M60.

Leave the M60 at junction 24 (M67, Denton) At the roundabout join the M67. Stay on the M67 to the very end, Junction 4. At the roundabout turn left (exit 1 of 4) onto the A57 (Hyde Road). After 1/2 a mile you will reach a set of traffic lights (signposted Stalybridge). Turn left onto B6174 (Stalybridge Road). Almost immediately, there is a mini roundabout. Turn left (exit 1 of 5) onto Roe Cross Road (A6018). Follow this road for 1 3/4 miles passing the Roe Cross Inn on the right and through the cutting (the road is now called Mottram Road) When you pass the Dog and Partridge on the right, you will be almost there. Bower Fold is on the left opposite a sharp right turn next to the Hare and Hounds pub. If the car park is full (it usually is), parking can be found on the streets on the right of Mottram
Road.

Parking:

If the car park is full parking can be found on the streets on the right of Mottram Road. Please be mindful of local residents and do not park across driveways or block access to residential areas.


Good Beer Guide Pubs

Old Hunter’s Tavern
51-53 Acres Lane, Stalybridge
SK15 2JR
0161 303 9477
0.6 miles from ground

Stalybridge Labour Club
Acres Lane, Stalybridge
SK15 2JR
0161 338 4796
0.7 miles from ground

Stalybridge Buffet Bar
Stalybridge Railway Station, Rassbottom Street, Stalybridge
SK15 1RF
0161 303 0007
1.2 miles from ground

Pub details from CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide (GBG) 2012 with permission, these are the GBG pubs closest to the ground. Distance is as per GBG 2012 Android version, using the ground’s post code.



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