So with it being just over 24 hours until we play National League side Leyton Orient at The Aspect Arena, we felt it was best to give a few tips and suggestions to the travelling supporters (in particular the Leyton Orient fans who have not been down this part of the country since 4th October 2016 when they lost 1-0 to Southend United at Roots Hall in the Football League Trophy) as there has been a lot of people asking questions. We feel it’s best to put all the questions and answers into this article.
Question 1/ Can I Pay On The Gate?
Yes you can. There is no price increase on the day. The admission fee for the game stands at £12 Adults, £7 Concessions and £3 Under 16s.
You can buy your tickets online at https://concordrangersfc.ktckts.com/event/cr1819pre3/concord-rangers-v-leyton-orient.If you buy your ticket in advance, you will be required to scan the purchased ticket when you reach the turnstiles.
Please note that Under 12’s are free.
Question 2/ How Many People Does The Aspect Arena Hold?
The Aspect Arena’s record crowd was is 1537 when the Beachboys took on League 2 side Mansfield Town back in the 2014/15 FA Cup First Round Replay however the ground can hold 3300 when required.
Question 3/ Do You Sell Food And Drink?
Yes we do. We have a well-stocked bar with all of the finest alcoholic beverages available to purchase whilst we also have non-alcoholic beverages for those who cannot drink due to driving and being under age. A pint costs £3.10 in the clubhouse ar
Our food bar is available to purchase food from once you enter the ground and its on your right before reaching the main seater stand. The chips are charged at £2 whilst our burgers are £3 for a quarter pounder and £4 for a half pounder. We also sell hotdogs and many more different types of hot food at our burger bar.
Question 4/ Do You Have Seating Available?
We have 3 stands available with seating. Our main stand is on the right hand side as you walk into the ground with 2 smaller seated stands on the far left hand side by the home and away dugouts.
Question 5/ Do You Sell Programmes?
We won’t be selling any programmes for this match. We might have team sheets available on the day but please check with us beforehand inside the clubhouse or message the club on our of our social media platforms.
Question 6/ Do We Have Toilets?
We have both mens, womens and disabled toilets available to use. They are in the clubhouse and signposted. We also have a block of toilets behind the goal closest to the clubhouse.
Question 7/ What Parking Is There Available?
The Aspect Arena has a carpark available to use but there is also parking available on the surrounding roads. Please be considerate of the residents and their driveways.
Question 8/ How Easy Is It To Reach The Aspect Arena On Public Transport?
The Aspect Arena can be reached via the 21, 22 and 27 bus routes at Benfleet Station. If you get off at Hawkesbury Road bus stop which is on Long Road, it will be a 10 minute walk.
Question 9/ What Time Does The Gate Open?
The gate is open from 1pm.
If you have any more questions, please feel free to Tweet us at @ConcordRangers or @CRFCCommunity or message us on Facebook at Concord Rangers. We will be more than happy to oblige to any more questions.