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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V WEST HAM UNITED

4 October 2018

The pre-match brief for Albion v West Ham United.
Brighton & Hove Albion welcome West Ham United to the Amex in the Premier League on Friday 5th October, kick-off 8pm.
 
Albion secured a Premier League double against the Hammers last season, scoring six times across their impressive victories. Jose Izquierdo scored two memorable goals, one of which claimed Albion’s goal of the season award.
 
Prohibited Items
 
Please note, the club has taken the step to add flasks, cartons and larger bottles – in whatever material they are made from – to the prohibited list from this season. The full list of prohibited items can be found here.
 
Travel
 
Trains: Southern Rail have informed the club that they will be operating a full matchday service, but please check with Southern’s website prior to travelling.
 
Park & Rides: Both Brighton Racecourse & Mill Road will be open from 5pm.
 
Car Parks: The Bridge (Car Park B) and Sussex University (Car Park C) have now completely sold out, and there will be no cash sales on the day. Supporters are therefore advised to use public transport wherever possible.
 
All vehicles accredited to park at Sussex University must enter via Stanmer Park, as there will be no entry at Falmer or Knights Gate.
 
Village Way will be extremely busy and congested, and supporters are advised to avoid this area both pre and post-match, unless they have pre-booked parking.
 
Parking: We have no local street parking available to football supporters, as all areas have a residents’ parking scheme in operation, and enforcement officers will be on patrol.
 
Seagull Travel: Seagull Travel will be running their usual matchday services from various locations, and spaces are available to pre-book via their website, seagull-travel.co.uk.
 
Drop-offs & Pick-ups: There will be no pick-ups or drop-offs along Village Way, or at Woollard Way (entrance to the Bridge car park).
 
Car park 5 at the University of Sussex, that is located by the Sports Hall, is being utilised to enable fans to be dropped off and picked up before and after the match.
 
This drop-off/pick-up point is a short walk through the underpass to the Amex. There is also a free shuttle bus in operation.
 
All supporters are asked to head to the stadium as early as possible regardless of how they are travelling.
 
Opening and Closing Times
 
The club superstore will be open from 9am and will close at 10.30pm after the game. The shop is also closed during the match.
 
The ticket office will open from 9am until half-time. The ticket office will be closed during the second half and after the match.
 
Dick’s Bar is open from 5pm until kick-off and then after the match until 11pm. Please note this bar is only open to over-18s.
 
All concourses will open at 6pm. Post-match, all concourses will close at 11pm.
 
The 1901 Club Lounges, HB’s Restaurant, Mullery’s and The Goldstone Restaurant will all open at 5.30pm. All the restaurants and lounges will close at 11pm.
 
The Fanzone will open at 5pm. On the bandstand, fans will be greeted by ‘Octane Spring’ who will be playing from 6.30pm. The outside bar and food outlets will be open from 6pm. The outside bar will close at 7.15pm.
 
In the 1901 Club lounges, Dick’s Bar and concourses, Sky Sports News will be available to watch pre-and-post match on the screens.
 
Ticket Office
 
Please note this game has now sold out. However, there are a limited number of tickets available through the official ticket exchange to supporters with a purchase history. Please visit seagullstickets.com for more information.  Please note tickets must be booked in advance.
 
Club Superstore
 
The two external retail outlets will be open for this fixture. They are situated at the south-east approach T-junction, and north-west corner, stocking a range of souvenirs.
 
The store is currently offering 40% off selected leisurewear.
 
Supporters wishing to get shirts printed are advised this is best done post-match to avoid long waiting times.
 
1901 Club Lounge Dress Code
 
We would like to take this opportunity to remind members that the dress code for the 1901 Club is smart business attire for all guests, male and female.
 
Acceptable attire includes smart jeans, smart boots, clean trainers and canvas shoes. Please note that ripped jeans, shorts and flip-flops are not permitted. Hospitality guests dining in either restaurant will still be required to wear shoes; trainers will not be permitted in dining areas.
 
Men must wear a collared shirt or polo shirt. Football shirts, polo-neck and turtleneck sweaters are not acceptable.
 
Only guests aged under 14 may wear Brighton & Hove Albion replica shirts. Away team colours or shirts are not permitted under any circumstances. Please ensure your guests are aware of and adhere to the dress code, as entry will not be permitted if they are not dressed accordingly.
 
Unfortunately, we will be unable to reseat 1901 Club members or their guests in general admission areas of the stadium if refused admission to the 1901 Club.
 
Other information
 
Although not applicable for this fixture, The Brighton Main Line Improvement Project will be undertaking works from Three Bridges to Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes from 16-24 February 2019 and over several weekends from October 2018 to May 2019. Don’t miss the match, plan ahead – sign up for alerts at Brightonmainline.co.uk.

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