Parking for West Brom away

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby Paulpowersleftfoot » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:14 am

whats the parking like at snow hill,is it easier to get the tram in and out?

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby Liam_Baggies » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:52 am

There have been amendments to the parking system on match-days this year. Folk used to park around the motorway island but that has been scrapped by the council and the majority of those are now fighting to get into the side streets on the industrial estate so I would say it's best to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

I don't know if there is any parking in Snow Hill to be honest. But the tram only takes something silly like 9 minutes to get to The Hawthorns stop. If you can park somewhere in Birmingham then that will probably be your best alternative. The trams will usually be packed though on the way back heading towards Snow Hill.

Parking is a bit of ball-ache in the town two with the ongoing re-developments of the Town Centre

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby allan harper » Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:17 pm

cleavers wrote:I'd park near The Vine PH, come off the M5, right round the roundabout and over the M5 then first left first left and park on the street. It can be a bit slow getting away, but you're staight back on the M5 once you are. Ground is about 15 minutes walk either back up the street you park on, or along the tramway (Its a longer walk back because they only let you out in one direction for security reasons).

The Vine PH is good too, usually a mix of home and away fans, and does cheap but good food and drink.


This is exactly what we do, it's a bit of a walk back but worth it as you're soon back on the motorway. The Vine pub does some good grilled food too.

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby Ding Dong » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:30 pm

allan harper wrote:
cleavers wrote:I'd park near The Vine PH, come off the M5, right round the roundabout and over the M5 then first left first left and park on the street. It can be a bit slow getting away, but you're staight back on the M5 once you are. Ground is about 15 minutes walk either back up the street you park on, or along the tramway (Its a longer walk back because they only let you out in one direction for security reasons).

The Vine PH is good too, usually a mix of home and away fans, and does cheap but good food and drink.


This is exactly what we do, it's a bit of a walk back but worth it as you're soon back on the motorway. The Vine pub does some good grilled food too.

Be aware, following trouble in March with scouse fans in the Vine PH, they now no longer allow groups of fans in on matchdays and now employ doorstaff to regulate customers.

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby cleavers » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:33 pm

Ding Dong wrote:
allan harper wrote:
cleavers wrote:I'd park near The Vine PH, come off the M5, right round the roundabout and over the M5 then first left first left and park on the street. It can be a bit slow getting away, but you're staight back on the M5 once you are. Ground is about 15 minutes walk either back up the street you park on, or along the tramway (Its a longer walk back because they only let you out in one direction for security reasons).

The Vine PH is good too, usually a mix of home and away fans, and does cheap but good food and drink.


This is exactly what we do, it's a bit of a walk back but worth it as you're soon back on the motorway. The Vine pub does some good grilled food too.

Be aware, following trouble in March with scouse fans in the Vine PH, they now no longer allow groups of fans in on matchdays and now employ doorstaff to regulate customers.
Thanks, are they still letting away fans in though ? Its always been great banter in there, being going in for years, sometimes on the way home from our home games, typical that scousers would spoil it.

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby DTKOAG » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:37 pm

Went in the Vine for the carling cup game couple of years back.
Belting Indian food on a BBQ..

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby Ding Dong » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:01 pm

cleavers wrote:
Ding Dong wrote:
allan harper wrote:
This is exactly what we do, it's a bit of a walk back but worth it as you're soon back on the motorway. The Vine pub does some good grilled food too.

Be aware, following trouble in March with scouse fans in the Vine PH, they now no longer allow groups of fans in on matchdays and now employ doorstaff to regulate customers.
Thanks, are they still letting away fans in though ? Its always been great banter in there, being going in for years, sometimes on the way home from our home games, typical that scousers would spoil it.

Yeh they still allow away fans in,but not in large numbers. So if your in a group,maybe best to go in ones and twos.

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby scoreboardender » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:48 pm

'Official parking' advice here:

http://www.wba.co.uk/club/maps/

safe and sound at least.

-- Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:50 pm --

scoreboardender wrote:'Official parking' advice here:

http://www.wba.co.uk/club/maps/

safe and sound at least.


City recommend the Evans Easy Space Factory site 151 Middlemore Road.

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby northstander » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:56 pm

sad about bindippers in vine top quality away pub, great indian food, if your in city centre or square peg snow hill or moor st. stations take you to hawthorns, myself will be up around the temple area for a beer or two or three 1

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Re: Parking for West Brom away

Postby cibaman » Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:10 pm

Liam_Baggies wrote: The trams will usually be packed though on the way back heading towards Snow Hill.



Thanks for the info. If I get a tram back to Snow Hill is it likely that I'll get back to B'ham New Street in time for a 6.03 train?

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