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  • Motherwell : Fir Park Stadium

    • Last Updated: 17th November 2016
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    • Club Info
      Club Motherwell
      Telephone 01698 333333
      Commercial Enquiries 01698 338009
      Email Address
    • Ground Information
      Ground Nick Name
      Opened 1895
      Capacity 13,677 seats
      Record Attedance 35 632 (Glasgow Rangers, 1952)
      Pitch Size: 110 x 75 yards
      Pitch Type Grass
      Heating Yes

    Fir Park has been the home to Motherwell for over 100 years since 1895.

    Despite having a capacity of 13,750, the stadium was once able to boast of filling the ground with 35,000 spectators in the 1930s.

    The main stand at Fir Park was constructed in 1962 for a sum of £92,000 but due to a complaint from a house owner, it stopped the club from completing a full-length stand. The reason for the complaint was that it would restrict light getting into their garden thus lowering the value of the house!

    The East Stand was converted to all-seating in 1991, a new two-tier South stand was built in 1993 and two-years later, the North stand was opened and that finished the stadium which you see in its present format.

    By car

    If you are using a Sat-Nav system – Postcode: ML1 2QN

    Fir Park is easily accessible by road, situated less than two miles from the M74 motorway. Exit at Junction 6, following signs for Motherwell, and turn right at the first set of traffic lights on to the B754 (Airbles Road).

    Go through two roundabouts beforing turning right at the third on to Adele Street, then left on to Gavin Street. Fir Park will be clearly visible ahead.

    Fans travelling from the East or North via Newhouse (M8 or A73) should follow the A723 through Motherwell and Carfin, turning left at the roundabout on to the A721 (Menteith Road).

    Continue ahead on to Brandon Street and then Windmill Hill Street, turning right at the roundabout on to Manse Road, before taking the first left on to Knowetop Street. Fir Park will be clearly visible ahead.

    Parking

    We have 20 spaces available in our Fir Park School carpark and 20 spaces available in the Knowetop carpark, both adjacent to the stadium, available to purchase online at £6 per space.

    If you are not using the official club car park, street parking is available on numerous streets around the stadium. Fans can also make use of nearby car parks within the Civic Centre/Motherwell Concert Hall, behind the Health Centre on Parkhead Street and the smaller MacDonald Street car park.

    By bus

    Several operators run buses which will take you within a five to 10 minute walk from the ground, including First services X11, 240, 242, 266, 267 and 241.

    Bus X11 departs every 30 minutes from Buchanan Station in Glasgow city centre, providing a fast and direct service to Motherwell.

    Further information and timetables are available online at www.firstgroup.com/glasgow.

    A number of National Express routes also stop at nearby Hamilton, where your journey to Fir Park can be completed with a taxi, bus or train.

    Further information and timetables are available online at www.nationalexpress.com.

    By train

    Motherwell station has direct connections with all major cities including Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, as well as local links throughout Lanarkshire to the likes of Coatbridge, Hamilton, Bellshill, Cumbernauld and Wishaw.

    An interchange can be found immediately outside the station, where your journey to Fir Park can be completed with a taxi or bus.

    Alternatively you can walk to Fir Park, as the station is just 10 to 15 minutes away from the ground.

    Upon exiting the station, head straight along Muir Street and follow the pedestrian precinct to its end. Keep walking straight ahead, through the underpass and take a left up the stairs on to Brandon Street, leading to Windmillhill Street.

    Continue along Windmillhill Street until you come to the Civic Centre, opposite Motherwell police station. At the traffic lights, cross the road and on to Manse Road and take the first left on to Knowetop Street. Fir Park will be clearly visible, just 100 yards ahead.

    Airbles station is also within walking distance of the ground. Upon exiting the station, turn right on to Airbles Road and walk up the street to the car showroom. Turn right on to Adele Street and then left on to Gavin Street. Fir Park will be clearly visible, just 100 yards ahead.

    Admission prices vary in accordance with the category of the match. Category A (Premium) prices are shown here with category B (Standard) prices in brackets.

    Away Fans Prices (Maxim Office Park Stand)

    • Adults £27 (£23),
    • Concessions £17 (£15),
    • Juveniles £14 (£12) 1
    • Adult + 1 Juvenile £33 (£29)

    Concessions apply to over 60's and full time students. Juveniles are classed as under 16's.

    Official Programme: £3

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    • Fir Park
    • Motherwell
    • Scotland
    • ML1 2QN
    • United Kingdom

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