For those set to enjoy Sunday’s A-ha concert at the Abbey Stadium, we’ve provided a handy guide on all you’ll need to know for your visit.
CAR PARKING AND TRAVEL
There is no on-site parking available at the Abbey Stadium, and we also ask those attending the concert to respect our neighbours by avoiding parking within the side streets surrounding the stadium.
Parking is available at the Beehive Centre and Retail Park located half a mile down Newmarket Road from the ground. Likewise, parking is also available at the Newmarket Road Park and Ride located 1.5 miles up Newmarket Road next to Cambridge International Airport.
Cambridge train station is located 2.1 miles away from the stadium, with taxis regularly available outside the station that will take you to the stadium.
Cambridge taxi numbers:
CamCab – 01223 704 704
Panther Taxis – 01223 715 715
Bus services regularly run past the Abbey Stadium from the Drummer Street Bus station located in the centre of Cambridge.
Cambridge United is advising everyone attending to make travel arrangements prior to the day.
Gates will open at the Abbey Stadium from 4pm.
Stage Times (Approx) - Tom Bailey 17:45pm, OMD 19:05pm, A-ha 20:45pm, finish 22:15pm
WHERE TO BUY AND COLLECT TICKETS?
Tickets will be available on the day until 9pm from the Box Office which is located at the front of the Abbey Stadium on Newmarket Road. Ticket collection will also be from the box office on the day, which opens from 12pm.
Ticket are still available to buy now online by clicking here.
General Admission tickets - Entry to the Abbey Stadium for those with general admission tickets will be through the Newmarket Road End turnstiles located to the left of the Box Office. There is also an additional entry point located at the end of the path immediately on the left of Thrifty Car Hire on Newmarket Road.
Golden Circle Access – Those with Golden Circle tickets NOT ATTENDING HOSPITALITY, will need to go to the entry points located at the North Habbin and South Stand entry points. Entrance to both stands are located on Coldham’s Common which supporters can access either from Newmarket Road or Coldham’s Lane. From the Box Office, head back out on to Newmarket Road, turn left and then turn left again to walk down the foot path and enter at the far end of the ground.
Disabled Access is also through the North Habbin and South Stand entrances on Coldham’s Common.
Hospitality Entrance – Those attending our hospitality offering will need to enter through gate three which is located at the rear of Main Stand. Gate three is accessible via Cut Throat Lane. Once through the gate please make your way to the reception area located in the middle rear of the stand.
FOOD AND DRINK
There will be food and drinks outlets located across the stadium on the day. Free water will also be available on request. No pre-purchased food or drink will be permitted upon entry into the stadium. A bag search will take place on arrival.
The existing public toilets at the Abbey Stadium will be in use, which will also be supplemented with additional temporary toilets.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Terms of entry will include:
- Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult
- No alcohol, illegal substances or prohibited items
- No professional cameras, video cameras or audio recording devices
- Umbrellas permitted but must be put down for the show
- No dogs except guide dogs
- No folding chairs, blankets, gazebos or tents
SIA security staff will enforce the conditions including crowd profiling and undertaking bag and random personal searches. Persons who have already consumed excess alcohol will be refused entry.