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Welford Road is a rugby union stadium in Leicester, located on the southern edge of the city centre.
It has been home to the Leicester Tigers since September 1892 and has a capacity of 25,849, making it the largest purpose-built club rugby ground in the UK.
In recent years, the stadium has seen an expansion with the build of a 10,000-seat north stand which carries the branding of main sponsors Holland & Barrett.
The clubhouse has also been developed providing facilities for events on non-match days.
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Parking at Welford Road Stadium
Parking is not available at Welford Road Stadium on match days. Parking facilities are available nearby at the King Power Stadium, which is a 10-minute walk away. The cost is £6 per car, per match.
Fans can also use a complimentary shuttle bus leaving from the layby outside the King Power Stadium. It runs regularly from 2 hours before the match until kick-off. There is also a free return shuttle from 'Bus Stop 3' outside Nelson Mandela Park. It runs regularly for two hours after the final whistle.
The nearby LRI Multi-Storey (Entry via Havelock Street), also offers parking at a cost of £10 per space, per match.
Public parking on non-match days is available at the stadium’s Crumbie car park for £4.50 per car per day (subject to availability).
Park and Ride
Visitors to the stadium can use the Enderby Park and Ride stop opposite the Leicester Royal Infirmary just off Aylestone Road. Shuttle buses run every 15 minutes from 7am until 7pm, Monday to Saturday.
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Getting to Welford Road Stadium
By Train: London Road Railway Station is a 15-minute walk from the stadium.
By Bus: Three bus routes run to the stadium on match day:
Market Harborough to Welford Road (T1 service)
Market Harborough to Tigers: Market Harborough (The Square) 1:30pm, Kibworth (Church Road, opposite Coach & Horses) 1:45pm, Fleckney (High Street, opposite The Old Crown) 1:55pm, Great Glen (Greyhound Pub) 2:00pm, Oadby (Tennis Club bus stop) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm
Oakham to Welford Road (T2 service)
Oakham to Tigers: Oakham Northgate (opposite The Wheatsheaf) 1:20pm, Preston (Kingfisher) 1:28pm, Uppingham (North Street East bus stop) 1:40pm, Tugby (Crossroads bus stop) 1:50pm, Houghton on the Hill (Rose & Crown) 2:00pm, Bushby (Bus stop at 913 Uppingham Road) 2:03pm, Leicester (St Joseph’s Church, Uppingham Road) 2:06pm, Leicester (Merlyn Vaz Centre, Uppingham Road) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm
Market Bosworth to Welford Road (T3 service)
Market Bosworth to Tigers: Market Bosworth (The Square) 1:37pm, Newbold Verdon (Opposite The Old White Swan) 1:46pm, Desford (The Bluebell) 1:52pm, Desford Crossroads (Opposite The White Horse) 1:57pm, Leicester Forest East (The Red Cow) 2:03pm, Westcotes (King Richard’s Road) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm.
Disabled Parking at Welford Road Stadium
Disabled fans can access designated accessible parking, subject to availability. For further information call 0116 319 8888 (option 2).
There is a range of charging stations available throughout Leicester. The closest one from Welford Road Stadium is located at Toyota Leicester, LE2 BBE. A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Can I book a tour of the stadium?
The tours take place on Saturdays at 10.00am, 12.15pm and 2.30pm.
How can I buy match tickets?
You can view a seating plan and buy match tickets online.
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Latest Leicester parking reviews
It would be nice if the location of the pay meter was signposted in the car park and a note added about pre-payment being validated at the desk for all those who don’t read the booking email (me!) A note added to the pay meter to that effect would be enough. Otherwise It was easy to use and close to the city centre.Zoe
Lots of space, felt secure, CCTV coverage and well off of Main StreetAnthony
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