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Wincham Park

Ground Address Chapel Street, Northwich, CW9 6DA
Ground Capacity 4,813

Has the first team played there before?

Date Competition Opposition H / A Result Attendance
14:00 Sun 3 Dec 2006NWCFL Div 1Congleton TownA1-1D1,106
19:45 Thu 15 Mar 2007NWCFL Challenge CupCongleton TownA2-2D1,062
19:45 Fri 8 Aug 2008FriendlyNantwich TownA0-3W 
15:00 Sat 24 Jan 2009UniBond PremierWitton AlbionA2-1L1,030
15:00 Mon 27 Aug 2012EvoStik PremierWitton AlbionA1-1D1,352
19:45 Tue 19 Feb 2013Doodson Sport CupWitton AlbionA4-3L382
15:00 Sat 19 Oct 2013FA TrophyWitton AlbionA2-2D693
19:45 Tue 5 Nov 2013FA TrophyWitton AlbionH2-1L650
19:45 Tue 25 Mar 2014EvoStik PremierWitton AlbionA2-5W612
15:00 Sat 11 Apr 2015EvoStik PremierWitton AlbionA 

What's the ground like?

Wincham Park is a football stadium in Wincham, a parish on the edge of Northwich, England. The home ground of Witton Albion, it first opened in 1989. Capacity is 4,813 with 600 covered seats on the north side of the stadium. The other three sides of the ground are all standing: the Lostock End, Wincham End, and Popular Side.

Wincham Park has not changed much since its construction although cover was added at both ends of the stadium in 1990. The floodlights were replaced in 2010 after supporters walked to nearby Runcorn to raise the funds.

The stadium has had a number of names due to sponsorship deals; these include Brittania Carpets Stadium, Bargain Booze Stadium and its current name, The Help For Heroes Stadium.

Local rivals Northwich Victoria and Runcorn Linnets have both ground-shared at Wincham Park.


Getting to the ground by public transport

The nearest train station is Northwich.

The journey takes approximately 53 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly, followed by a 20 minute walk.


Getting to the ground by car

M6 junction 19, follow A556 towards Northwich for 3 miles then turn right at the beginning of dual carriageway onto A559. After 3/4 mile turn right at traffic lights at the Slow and Easy pub. After a further 3/4 mile turn left opposite the Black Greyhound Inn into Wincham Lane. Ground is 1/2 mile on left immediately after crossing the canal.

All supporters are requested to park their vehicles on the main car park which is at the rear of the Lostock which is located at the far end of the access road (Chapel Street).

ROADWORKS 2013

We understand that there are intermittent roadworks on Wincham Lane near to the Witton Albion FC ground at present, which may affect FC supporters travelling to their ground by car for the cup game next week on Tuesday 19th February 2013.

General advice - if Wincham Lane is closed at the Black Greyhound crossroads next week - is to travel to the ground via Marston (A559 as below (i.e. towards Warrington)), then left turn on to B5075 (Ollershaw Lane) which is approximately ¾ mile further beyond the Black Greyhound), or to travel instead via Northwich (A559 Chester Way, then far right at the roundabout on to New Warrington Road).


Good Beer Guide Pubs

Penny Black
110 Witton Street
Northwich
CW9 5AB
Mile(s) from ground: 0.9

Barnton Cricket Club
Broomsedge, Townfield Land
Barnton
CW8 4QL
Mile(s) from ground: 2.5

Reproduced from CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide (GBG) 2013 with permission, these are the GBG pubs closest to the ground. Distance is as per GBG 2013 Android version, using the ground’s post code.





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