The 2016 season climax will soon be here with Essex facing Glamorgan in the penultimate Specsavers County Championship fixture. Day One begins on Monday (12 September) The Essex County Ground.
The match is free for all 2016 Essex County Cricket Club Members and day tickets are available on the gates from 9:30am – priced £15 Adult | £10 Young Adults (aged 18-25 years old) | £5 Juniors (U18s).
Play on all 4 days begins at 10:30am with gates open from 9:30am for all spectators.
There is no parking at The Essex County Ground for the duration of the 2016 season. Parking will be available at Meteor Way for all 4 days of this match for Members, at the price of £1.
There will be a limited number of spaces available at The Essex County Ground for disabled supporters and Premier Suite Members, which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Spectators can travel the match by many means of transport including by train, bus and car.
Train | Chelmsford Train Station is situated less than half a mile from the ground and takes approximately 5 minutes to walk from the station to the River Gate. There is a regular direct service to London Liverpool Street, Stratford, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich.
Bus | Chelmsford Bus Station is situated next to Chelmsford Train Station with connections to all over the county. Alternatively, bus number 42 and 100 stop on New London Road, which is approximately a two minute walk from the ground.
Taxi | Essex Cricket’s Official Taxi Partner is Fareway Taxis. Why not travel to the match by taxi by booking on 01245 355555.
Spectators can keep refreshed throughout the match with food and drink available from Spinner’s Bar. There will be a selection of hot and cold food options available. Greene King is the Club’s official beer partner for 2016, which includes a new choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. All bars including Spinner’s will have serve Foster’s, Thatcher’s Gold, Guinness and Greene King IPA.
Members can enjoy an extensive choice of hot and cold meals in the Pavilion with a different choice of dishes available on each day of play.
Supporters unable to attend the match versus Northamptonshire can keep up to date with the action via the Essex Cricket Matchzone with BBC ball-by-ball commentary, the live scorecard, match report and highlights.
Complimentary Tiptree Gift | We are pleased to offer Members a complimentary pot of Tiptree jam on Day Three of this match. There is a limited supply of gifts, available on first come, first served basis that can be collected from the Membership and Ticketing Office on Day Three (Wednesday). Members will be required to present their valid Membership card to redeem. The Club would like to thank Tiptree for supplying the gifts and their continued support.
Essex Cricket Foundation Stand | Due to the position of the pitch for this match, unfortunately the Upper and Lower sections of the Essex Cricket Foundation Stand (River Stand) will be closed for this fixture. We apologise for the inconvenience caused for this match.