Sunday, September 18th, 2022

Spectator Guide: Worcestershire vs Nottinghamshire

We are looking forward to welcoming supporters to New Road this Tuesday as the Worcestershire welcome Nottinghamshire in their penultimate LV=Insurance County Championship fixture of the 2022 campaign.

We have included a lot of information in this spectator guide to help make spectator’s visit as enjoyable as possible.

Please share this spectator guide with all attending the game with you.


08:30 Gates Open
10:00 Coin Toss
10:30 Morning Session
12:30 Lunch Interval
13:10 Afternoon Session
15:10 Tea Interval
15:30 Evening Session
17:30 Close of Play


Day One Lunch Interval:

Prominent cricket writer Paul Edwards will be on hand in the Club Shop & Cafe to sign copies of his latest book Summer Days Promise, which heavily features Worcestershire and New Road.

Day Two 9:30am | Graeme Hick Pavilion:

On the second day of Worcestershire’s LV=Insurance County Championship fixture against Nottinghamshire, members will get the opportunity to hear updates in the usual format from Chair Fanos Hira, Cricket Steering Group Chair Paul Pridgeon, Head of Finance & Company Secretary Sarah Gluyas, and Head of Commercial & Operations David Hoskins. 

Following their respective updates, members will then be able to ask their own questions from the floor.

Day Two Lunch Interval:

Worcestershire Cricket will be showcasing their successful Walking Cricket programme during the lunch interval.

Members and supporters from both counties attending the game are encouraged to join the free taster session, which is a slower version of the game we all love with many physical, social and mental benefits.

Spectators can sign up in the Spin and Tonic bar situated next to the Graeme Hick Pavilion.

This spectator guide includes:

                               Where to find us
                               Transport options
                               Food and drink
                               Public Wi-Fi
                               Club Shop
                               Toilet facilities
                               Smoking policy
                               Ground Regulations
                               See it, hear it, report it…

Match Tickets

Tickets for this fixture are available online via or on the gate on the day of the fixture from the main turnstile area of the ground. 

Adult Tickets are priced at just £16 and Juniors are free
On the gate tickets are priced at £19 for Adults.

Entry to the Ground

Spectators can enter New Road on foot either through the main turnstile area in reception or via the gates at the Graeme Hick Pavilion side of the ground.

Gates are open at 8.30am, leaving plenty of time for spectators to get to New Road and enjoy what’s on offer inside the ground.

Upon arrival all attending will have their bags checked by our trained security team to ensure the safety of everyone at the game. Spectators will be allowed to bring a modest amount of food into the ground for individual consumption and up to four cans of regular strength beer/cider or one bottle of wine per person.

Where to find us

New Road is situated in the centre of Worcester, our full address is: Worcestershire County Cricket Club, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4QQ

Travel Information


From north: From the M5 junction 7 follow the cricket stumps on the road signs to the ground. From south: From the M5 junction 7 follow the cricket stumps on the road signs to the ground. From east: From the A422, Alcester, continue on this road to roundabout junction with A4440 (Swinesherd Way), take second exit at roundabout on to A44, continue to follow the A44 and it will lead you to New Road, the county ground will be on your left. From west: From the A44, Evesham, stay on A44 (east) and it will lead you to New Road, the county ground will be on your left.

Car Parking

A limited amount of car parking is available at New Road on a first come first served basis priced at £10 per day or £5 for Worcestershire CCC members. Blue badge holders can park for free.

The entrance for all spectator parking is situated on the hotel side of the ground.

There are also a number of car parks within short walking distance of the ground listed below:

Tybridge Street, Worcester, WR2 5BA

Distance to ground: 0.3 miles / 6 minutes
24 hours: £3.50
Standard spaces: 67
Disabled spaces: 3


Copenhagen Street Car Park, Worcester, WR1 2HB

Distance to ground: 0.4 miles / 8 minutes
24 hours: £10
Standard spaces: 161
Disabled spaces (Free): 4


Newport Street, Worcester, WR1 3NR

Distance to ground: 0.3 miles / 6 minutes
24 hours: £6
Standard spaces: 163
Disabled spaces: 3


Cattle Market Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ

Distance to ground: 0.4 miles / 8 minutes
24 hours: £6
Standard spaces: 208
Disabled spaces: 25



Once you are in Worcester city centre’s bus station that is beneath the Crown Gate Shopping Centre, walk out of the station, turn left, continue to walk straight ahead to a pedestrian crossing, walk across this and another pedestrian crossing, continue across the bridge over the Severn River and you will arrive at the county ground on your left.



Worcester Foregate Street is the closest train station to the county ground and is approximately 0.5 miles from the ground. To get to the county ground from Foregate Street station turn left out of the main entrance, head towards the cross where you turn right onto Broad Street. Continue straight, across two pedestrian crossings to get to the other side of New Road, walk over the bridge and you will shortly arrive at the cricket ground on your left.

Food & Drink

The Diglis Bar, at the back of the Basil D’Oliveira Stand, the Severn Suite, located in The View and the Club Cafe are open serving a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and hot drinks alongside a wide range of food. A stand offering burgers and hot breakfast rolls will also be available behind the Basil D’Oliveira stand.

Worcestershire members will also be able to order hot food in the Graeme Hick Pavilion throughout the day including a delicious cooked breakfast.

Quench Your Thirst…

Diglis Bar
Serving a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and hot drinks alongside a wide range of food.

Sports Bar
Situated in the View building serving a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a range of food.

Graeme Hick Pavilion
Our Members only bar is open serving a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Official Scorecards

Scorecards are available from all bars and the Club Shop for just £1.

Official Club Shop

Our Official Club Shop is open on all match days stocking a wide range of Worcestershire merchandise including match shirts, training wear and leisure wear. 

Gifts for supporters of all ages are also available amongst the wide range available.

Products are also available online via the Club’s official website.

Public Wi-Fi

A newly upgraded public Wi-Fi is available throughout New Road, which you are very welcome to use at your leisure. Simply connect to The Cloud from the available list of wireless networks and follow the sign-in or login instructions.

Toilet Facilities

Ample toilet facilities are located, and well signposted, in various locations around the ground. Baby changing facilities are available in the Basil D’Oliveira Stand, Cafe, below the Ladies Pavilion and the Graeme Hick Pavilion.


Smoking Policy 

New Road is a non-smoking ground. Smoking is prohibited in all areas with the exception of the hard standing parking areas behind the new scoreboard, at the rear of the Ladies Pavilion.

Cashless Venue

New Road is a cashless venue. All major credit and debit cards, Apple and Google Pay are accepted at all outlets around the ground.

Weather Forecast

We advise that you come prepared for all weather conditions.

Ground Regulations

To view all terms and conditions of entering New Road please click here

Enjoy Your Visit

Should you require any further assistance during your visit to New Road, please do not hesitate to ask one of our stewards or members of staff who will be more than happy to help.