Northern Premier League Premier Division 2014-15
Ashton United Hurst Cross, Surrey Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire OL6 8DY
Station: Ashton under Lyne 1m. Out of station and south up Harley Street, then left into Wellington Road, left into Cowhill Lane, right into Union Road which becomes Kings Road, left into Rowley Street, right into Surrey Street and ground is on left.
Barwell Kirkby Road, Barwell, Leicester, Leicestershire LE9 8FQ
Station: Nuneaton 8½m. Arriva Hinckley Bus 1 / Arriva Midlands bus 158 / Stagecoach Warwickshire buses 10/48 from Nuneaton (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Barwell (Square); nine times per hour, takes 32 mins. Then leave Square by Kirkby Road in north east corner and ground is on right (8 mins).
Belper Town Christchurch Meadow, Bridge Street, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1BA
Station: Belper ¼m. Use pavement on east (southbound) side of station to leave station and left into Field Lane, right into Bridge Street and ground is on left.
Blyth Spartans Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 3JE
Station: Newcastle Central 14½m. Arriva Northumbria bus X4/X13 from Newcastle upon Tyne (Haymarket Bus Station, adjacent to Haymarket station) pass ground on left; four times per hour, takes 52 mins.
Buxton The Silverlands, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6QH
Station: Buxton ½m. Up Station Approach, then left into Station Road, over first roundabout, right at next into Spring Gardens, left into Holker Road, left into The Silverlands and ground is on right.
Curzon Ashton Tameside Stadium, Richmond Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire OL7 9HG
Station: Ashton West (Manchester Metrolink) ½m. Out of station and north into Richmond Street, pass athletics track and then entrance to ground is on left.
FC United of Manchester Bower Fold, Mottram Road, Stalybridge, Cheshire SK15 2RT
Station: Stalybridge 1¼m. First Manchester bus 387 / Stagecoach Manchester buses 236/237 from Stalybridge (Station) pass ground on right; four times per hour, takes 6 mins.
Frickley Athletic Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, Yorkshire WF9 2EQ
Station: South Elmsall ½m. Up Station Approach and Station Road, right into Barnsley Road, left into Westfield Lane, and entrance to ground is on left; ground is beyond cricket ground. (The first football ground you come to is not the one; continue past Oxford Street.)
Grantham Town South Kesteven Stadium, Trent Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 7XQ
Station: Grantham 1½m. Centrebus Midlands bus 1 from Grantham (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) passes ground on right; three times per hour, takes 9 mins. Bus back into Grantham is from same stop.
Halesowen Town The Grove, Old Hawne Lane, Halesowen, Worcestershire B63 3TB
Station: Birmingham New Street 8m. National Express West Midlands bus 9 from Birmingham (Edmund Street, Art Gallery, 11 mins walk from Birmingham New Street station) to Halesowen (Stourbridge Road at Victoria Street); eight times per hour, takes 42 mins. Then continue up Stourbridge Road, after 100 yards use footpath on right which passes to right of ground and emerges on Old Hawne Lane, left and ground is on left (5 mins).
Ilkeston New Manor Ground, Awsworth Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 8JF
Station: Nottingham 9¾m. Trent Barton bus 2 from Nottingham (Upper Parliament Street, 14 mins walk from station) to Ilkeston (Awsworth Road at Cotmanhay Road); five times per hour, takes 36 mins. Then continue up Awsworth Road away from town centre, over canal, and ground is on right (8 mins).
King’s Lynn Town The Walks Stadium, Tennyson Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 5PB
Station: King’s Lynn ¾m. Out of station and left into Blackfriars Road, left into St James Road which becomes London Road, left into Birch Tree Close, right into Hospital Walk, continue into Extons Road, left into Tennyson Road and ground is on left.
Marine Arriva Stadium, College Road, Crosby, Liverpool L23 3AS
Station: Blundellsands and Crosby ½m. Leave station on east (Liverpool bound) side and up Blundellsands Road East, right into Eshe Road, right into College Road, straight on at roundabout and ground is on right.
Matlock Town Causeway Lane, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AR
Station: Matlock ¼m. Up Station Approach, left into Snitterton Road, right at roundabout into Causeway Lane, follow road as it bends around to right and ground is on left.
Nantwich Town Weaver Stadium, Water Lode, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 5BS
Station: Nantwich ¼m. Right out of station into Wellington Road, left at roundabout into Water Lode and ground is on right.
Ramsbottom United Harry Williams Stadium, Bridge Street, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire BL0 0BS
Station: Bury (Manchester Metrolink) 6¼m. First Manchester buses 472/474 / Rosso bus 484 from Bury (Interchange, adjacent to station) to Ramsbottom (Bridge Street); fourteen times per hour; takes 22 mins. Ground is up track immediately east of railway bridge (5 mins). It is sometimes possible to travel to Ramsbottom United by steam train (East Lancashire Railway from Bury Bolton Street). Please check the timetables very carefully, as they are not the same throughout the year!
Rushall Olympic Dales Lane Ground, Daw End, Rushall, Walsall, Staffordshire WS4 1LJ
Station: Walsall 3½m. National Express West Midlands bus 997 from Walsall (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) passes ground on right; half hourly, takes 10 mins.
Skelmersdale United West Lancashire College Stadium, Selby Place, Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 8EF
Station: Ormskirk 4¾m. Arriva North West buses 375/385 from Ormskirk (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Skelmersdale (School Lane at Thirsk); four times per hour, takes 22 mins. Then turn around and go north up School Lane, straight on at roundabout into Staveley Road, follow around to left into Statham Road, left into Selby Place and ground is on left (14 mins).
Stamford Zeeco Stadium, Ryhall Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4QN
Station: Stamford 1¾m. Up Station Approach and cross into Station Road, then left over Town Bridge, right into Wharf Street, right into St Leonard’s Street, left into Brazenose Lane, right into St Paul’s Street, left at roundabout into Ryhall Road, continue out of town and ground is on left. There is no bus service to the ground; yet another club considers it to be “progress” to move to a ground in the middle of nowhere which is practically inaccessible without a car.
Stourbridge War Memorial Athletic Ground, High Street Amblecote, Stourbridge, Worcestershire DY8 4HN
Station: Stourbridge Town ¾m. Out of station, proceed through bus station, and then left into Foster Street East, right into St John’s Road, right into High Street Amblecote, and ground is on left.
Trafford Shawe View, Penny Bridge Lane, Urmston, Manchester M41 5DL
Station: Flixton ¾m. Out of station and right into Flixton Road, right into Penny Bridge Lane and ground is on left.
Whitby Town Turnbull Ground, Upgang Lane, Whitby, Yorkshire YO21 3HZ
Station: Scarborough 20m (do not use Whitby Station, which has a very slow and infrequent service). Arriva North East bus X93 from Scarborough (Station) to Whitby (Bus Station); half hourly, takes 65 mins. Then west out of bus station into Bagdale, right into Brunswick Street, left into St Hilda’s Terrace, over roundabout into Upgang Lane, straight over next roundabout and ground is on right (15 mins).
Witton Albion Wincham Park, Chapel Street, Wincham, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6DA
Station: Northwich 1¼m. Up Station Approach then left into Manchester Road, right into Station Road, third exit at roundabout into New Warrington Road and out of town, right into Chapel Street on reaching Wincham, and entrance to ground is on right.
Workington Borough Park, New Bridge Road, Workington, Cumberland CA14 2DT
Station: Workington ½m. Out of station and left into Falcon Street, right into Church Street, and when Church Street bears right go straight on in New Bridge Road, then straight over roundabout and ground is on right. There are trains back to Carlisle at 1714 and 1901. Or take train to Carlisle (33m), then Stagecoach Cumbria bus 300 from Carlisle (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Workington (Bus Station); hourly, takes 84 mins. Right out of bus station into Oxford Street, right into Gordon Street, continue into Duke Street, right into Church Street, left into William Street, over roundabout into New Bridge Road and ground is on right (10 mins).