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IMPORTANT SECURITY AND TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR CHELSEA MATCH

24 December 2017

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Stamford Bridge.

Brighton & Hove Albion fans making the trip to Stamford Bridge for the Premier League match against Chelsea on Boxing Day, are advised of the following important security and travel information.
 
Please be advised that this game has now completely sold out, and there is no further opportunity to purchase tickets.
 
AWAY SUPPORTER FRIENDLY PUBS

The nearest away supporter friendly pubs are located to the north east of Stamford Bridge at Earls Court and are between a 25 and 30-minute walk to the stadium.

The away supporter friendly pubs are as follows: Earls Court Tavern, Prince of Teck, The Courtfield Tavern, and The Blackbird.
 
TRAVEL

Underground: Albion supporters are advised there will be no District Line service to or from Fulham Broadway for the match.

District Line trains will not be serving any stations between South Kensington and Wimbledon, Richmond, Ealing Broadway, Edgware Road and Olympia Earl's Court. There is also no London Overground service to West Brompton on Boxing Day.

Supporters are advised to travel to South Kensington (District and Piccadilly lines), Hammersmith (Hammersmith & City and Piccadilly lines) or Victoria (Victoria and District lines) and walk the rest of the journey to Stamford Bridge.

The Piccadilly Line will be running to Earl's Court, but queues of up to 45 minutes are expected at that station after the game. A signed walking route will be in place for supporters from both South Kensington and Earl’s Court stations.

Rail replacement buses are in operation between Wimbledon and Earl's Court - calling at Putney Bridge, Parsons Green, Fulham Broadway and West Brompton.

Parking: In Hammersmith & Fulham on Boxing Day, usual parking restrictions and charges apply in Zones CC & G (listed below). Parking is free in shared use, resident and pay and display bays in all other parking zones throughout Hammersmith & Fulham. Other parking restrictions (including yellow lines, disabled bays, pedestrian crossing zig-zag markings, bus stops and diplomatic parking bays) also still apply.

Hammersmith & Fulham Controlled Parking Zones

In the majority of the parking zones, on-street ‘pay and display’ charges do not apply on public and bank holidays.

There are some exceptions:
• in zone CC, restrictions apply from 9am to 8pm, every day (including weekends and bank holidays, except for Christmas Day and Easter Sunday). There is a two-hour maximum for pay and display parking in zone CC.
•in zone G, restrictions apply from 9am to 10pm, every day (including weekends and bank holidays, except for Christmas Day and Easter Sunday). There is a two-hour maximum for pay and display parking in zone G – check the signs for further details.

In Kensington & Chelsea on Boxing Day, there is no enforcement on pay-and-display parking and permits, but single yellow line parking will be enforced during controlled hours.

SECURITY

The turnstiles at Stamford Bridge will open approximately two hours before kick-off and all supporters are advised to be in their seats no later than 30 minutes before the match starts.

All supporters are advised to avoid bringing large bags to the stadium, as these will be searched and increase the waiting time to proceed through the turnstiles.

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