Barrow AFC First Time Visitor Guide!

A guide to the Progression Solicitors Stadium!

The top of the league Bluebirds host AFC Fylde in a huge clash at the Progression Solicitors Stadium on Boxing Day, as we look to increase our lead at the summit of the National League. Kick off is 3pm.

We are expecting a bumper crowd to fill the ground, including plenty of first time supporters. With this in mind, we have compiled the following guide to visiting us for a game!


How do I get to the ground?

The stadium is well connected to transport links, with a number of options to get here on match day.

*Please note that public transport may be affected by Christmas operating hours*

By Car:

Car parking is available at the ground behind the Popular side stand. If you’re heading from the town centre, the car park is located left off Holker Street before you reach the traffic lights.

Car parking costs £2 per car.

By bus:

The number 3 bus from Ormsgill/Newbarns stops right outside the ground.

Ask for the Asda/Holker Street stop, with the Adult fare approximately £1.50 from the Town Centre.

By Train:

If you’re arriving from a bit further away, Barrow train station is just a 10/15 minute walk from the stadium.

Head out of the station and turn right, you will pass an armed forces office on your right, continue up Holker Street until the ground comes into sight on your left hand side.


How do I get a ticket?


The easiest way to get a ticket is to buy one online. You can then either print the ticket out or store it on your phone ready to be scanned at the turnstiles.

This is also the quickest way to gain entry to the ground and you save money on match day prices too!

Get yours HERE


On the day:

If you’d rather get your ticket on match day, there will be plenty of turnstiles open.

Check the map and key below to decide which turnstile you should use to enter the ground.

Please note we strongly advise arriving as early as possible for the game, turnstiles will be open from 2pm. If you arrive even earlier, our ticket office in the Cross Bar building on Wilkie Road is open from 1pm.


Ticket prices for the clash with AFC Fylde are as follows:


Standing Seating
Adults £13 £16
Concessions (65+) £10 £12
U21 £5 £5
U16 £3 £3

Match Day:

Standing Seating
Adults £15 £18
Concessions (65+) £12 £14
U21 £5 £5
U16 £3 £3


Turnstile C – All Seating Tickets / Season Tickets

Turnstile D – All Seating Tickets / Season Tickets / Online Tickets

Turnstile E – AWAY FANS ONLY

Turnstile J – All Standing Tickets / Season Tickets

Turnstile K – All Standing Tickets / Season Tickets

Turnstile L – Adults Standing Tickets / Season Tickets

Turnstile N – Online Tickets Only

Turnstile O – Season tickets Only

Turnstile M – Online Tickets / Season Tickets / Tickets bought at the ticket office in the Cross Bar building


Food & Drink:

We have a number of options for hungry and thirsty people of all ages at the Progression Solicitors Stadium!

Catering Huts:

We have several catering stands inside the ground which serve a wide range of items including:

  • Award winning Delish pies & sausage rolls
  • Snacks including crisps & sweets
  • Soft drinks
  • Hot drinks including a range of tea, coffee, bovril and hot chocolate

These stands will be open from 2pm with our options available through to the full time whistle.


The Cross Bar:

For any first time adult supporters, our club bar “The Cross Bar” will be open from 12:30pm with all pints just £2.50 before the game.

The bar will also be open at half time and after the match. The bar is accessed from Wilkie Road, you can ask one of our friendly stewards for directions if you need them.


Match Day Programmes:

Our match day programme is £3 and will be available around the ground.


Club Shop:

Whether you want something to remember the day by or if you want to get fully decked out in blue and white, our club shop has something for everyone!

You can find it located in the Cross Bar building and it is accessible off Wilkie Road.


Disabled Supporters:

We have a fully accessible covered area for our disabled supporters, as well as designated disabled parking spots. For more information please contact our office team on 01229 666010.

Disabled supporters should purchase the relevant ticket, with a free carer’s ticket issued along side it.


What Time Will It Finish?

The game starts at 3pm and will finish just before 5pm.


What do I do if I need help?

If you need help with anything at all whilst visiting us, our fantastic stewards are located around the ground to provide assistance and ensure your safety.

They will be clearly visible in yellow or orange high visibility jackets, don’t hesitate to approach them if you need help.

A dedicated team of first aiders will also be in the ground.