Boxing Day fixture v Brighton

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Brighton City Council do not tow away anymore BTW, but they will move the car to a legal parking spot if it is an obstruction and locals are encouraged to "grass".
If your car has been moved then you call the police and they will tell you where it is.
The old compound in Sackville Road has gone I am led to believe.
 

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Brighton City Council do not tow away anymore BTW, but they will move the car to a legal parking spot if it is an obstruction and locals are encouraged to "grass".
If your car has been moved then you call the police and they will tell you where it is.
The old compound in Sackville Road has gone I am led to believe.
So I can park outside the stadium and the valet will move it to a legal parking spot? Nice.
 

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There was a lengthy discussion about parking and travel options within the TV announcement thread the other week. A train service through Falmer now appears to have been ruled out at least through the normal announcements from Southern, with a rail replacement bus between Gatwick and Three Bridges too...


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So I can park outside the stadium and the valet will move it to a legal parking spot? Nice.
I have parked in the village of Falmer.
There are no restrictions at all there, but you need to convince the fella/girl that you are visiting your grandparents and they move the barriers.
I was there while working.
Dropped an Everton fan off and had to wait for him while he got pissed.
Parked up and got the train into Brighton.
 

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I have parked in the village of Falmer.
There are no restrictions at all there, but you need to convince the fella/girl that you are visiting your grandparents and they move the barriers.
I was there while working.
Dropped an Everton fan off and had to wait for him while he got pissed.
Parked up and got the train into Brighton.
Looking at the map, might the streets in the nearby suburb of Moulsecombe be an option or are there restrictions/ other reasons that would make it unattractive?
 

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So I can park outside the stadium and the valet will move it to a legal parking spot? Nice.
Might cost you a couple of hundred quid for them to tell you where it is though.
 

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Is anyone running a @PJ type hoodlums coach for this one?
 

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I'm one of the few Brentford fans who this game is not going to be a hassle for - I know that the park and ride is considered a pain by many but it is the one I shall be using. I live ten minutes from Mill Rd and every Brighton home game we have Brighton fans parking outside our house who then walk to the park and ride. In the north of the city - we do not have any parking restrictions.
In a similar situation, Brighton have provided more park and ride options - Pyecombe, which would be good for Brentford fans coming down the A23 and they have used the Sainsbury's car park at West Hove. Hopefully, they are working on providing these options again.
 

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Presumably if you are early enough getting to the stadium will not be an issue if you park in Brighton and get a taxi to the Amex?

Guess that doesn’t help you getting back though.
 

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I'm one of the few Brentford fans who this game is not going to be a hassle for - I know that the park and ride is considered a pain by many but it is the one I shall be using. I live ten minutes from Mill Rd and every Brighton home game we have Brighton fans parking outside our house who then walk to the park and ride. In the north of the city - we do not have any parking restrictions.
In a similar situation, Brighton have provided more park and ride options - Pyecombe, which would be good for Brentford fans coming down the A23 and they have used the Sainsbury's car park at West Hove. Hopefully, they are working on providing these options again.

Release the Hounds! Parking sorted. We can all park at PB's place!!
 

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Presumably if you are early enough getting to the stadium will not be an issue if you park in Brighton and get a taxi to the Amex?

Guess that doesn’t help you getting back though.
Trafalgar Road car park is roughly 12 quid for 5/6 hours.
An Uber is about 20 quid to the Amex and 20 quid back.
 

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I'm one of the few Brentford fans who this game is not going to be a hassle for - I know that the park and ride is considered a pain by many but it is the one I shall be using. I live ten minutes from Mill Rd and every Brighton home game we have Brighton fans parking outside our house who then walk to the park and ride. In the north of the city - we do not have any parking restrictions.
In a similar situation, Brighton have provided more park and ride options - Pyecombe, which would be good for Brentford fans coming down the A23 and they have used the Sainsbury's car park at West Hove. Hopefully, they are working on providing these options again.
The Pyecombe one is a new one on me.
Looks like it gets busy and full very quickly.
I looked at Patcham BTW and I guess they will start at 5pm.
Intersting to see BHA were laying on buses from Brighton Station to the ground on previous boxing days.
They ran them from Lewes too.
It looks like it is worth keeping an eye on what they do.
 

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The Pyecombe one is a new one on me.
Looks like it gets busy and full very quickly.
I looked at Patcham BTW and I guess they will start at 5pm.
Intersting to see BHA were laying on buses from Brighton Station to the ground on previous boxing days.
They ran them from Lewes too.
It looks like it is worth keeping an eye on what they do.
The Pyecombe one they used for a game earlier this season, they need another park and ride to replace the Brighton uni PR on the Lewes Rd. The building work is near completion at the uni, so maybe they are hoping at getting it back.
I'm monitoring the local press and asking the Brighton supporters I know to give me any information they know about arrangements for Boxing Day game. Will post on here any info I know.
I am very happy for any bees fans to park in front of my house - the clue is the username.
 

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The Pyecombe one they used for a game earlier this season, they need another park and ride to replace the Brighton uni PR on the Lewes Rd. The building work is near completion at the uni, so maybe they are hoping at getting it back.
I'm monitoring the local press and asking the Brighton supporters I know to give me any information they know about arrangements for Boxing Day game. Will post on here any info I know.
I am very happy for any bees fans to park in front of my house - the clue is the username.
Nice one.
Obviously Patcham has a number of houses.
I could try and guess yours, but I would get it wrong many times over. 😂
 

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No, but I’ve heard of a pretty straight road called the M4 you can drive to Brentford from Maidenhead.

The one that is always closed for works and when it is open is 50mph?

If I am going to drive there I may as well drive all the way to Brighton but won’t be doing that Boxing Day night.
 

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I'm one of the few Brentford fans who this game is not going to be a hassle for - I know that the park and ride is considered a pain by many but it is the one I shall be using. I live ten minutes from Mill Rd and every Brighton home game we have Brighton fans parking outside our house who then walk to the park and ride. In the north of the city - we do not have any parking restrictions.
In a similar situation, Brighton have provided more park and ride options - Pyecombe, which would be good for Brentford fans coming down the A23 and they have used the Sainsbury's car park at West Hove. Hopefully, they are working on providing these options again.

Does the park and ride still go at 10.30 pm on Boxing Day?
 

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Normally I'd be driving to Lewes, then train it. For the evening KO I'll bee getting a NOW TV pass and watching from my armchair!
 

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That is Boxing day.
I downloaded an app and enquired about a booking.
Please bear in mind that Uber and other such taxi apps work on supply and demand algorithms. It may quote you £20 now, but on the day when demand has increased, you'll find a nasty surprise awaiting!

For context, I prebooked an Uber in Leeds to take me from my hotel to headingley for the cricket....£8...bargain I thought! The morning comes and it stung me for £25!
 

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Please bear in mind that Uber and other such taxi apps work on supply and demand algorithms. It may quote you £20 now, but on the day when demand has increased, you'll find a nasty surprise awaiting!

For context, I prebooked an Uber in Leeds to take me from my hotel to headingley for the cricket....£8...bargain I thought! The morning comes and it stung me for £25!
Ouch
 

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Please bear in mind that Uber and other such taxi apps work on supply and demand algorithms. It may quote you £20 now, but on the day when demand has increased, you'll find a nasty surprise awaiting!

For context, I prebooked an Uber in Leeds to take me from my hotel to headingley for the cricket....£8...bargain I thought! The morning comes and it stung me for £25!
Yep, got caught in a hailstone storm 3 miles from home. Thought I'll just jump in an uber the rest of the way. Uber wanted £40! Obviously everyone had the same idea, I walked as far as the nearest pub instead.
 

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This is now the next away league game for tickets going on sale and it seems there is still very little confirmed info on how fans are supposed to get to this game?
Brighton's own park and ride seems the best option if available.
 

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Yep, got caught in a hailstone storm 3 miles from home. Thought I'll just jump in an uber the rest of the way. Uber wanted £40! Obviously everyone had the same idea, I walked as far as the nearest pub instead.
A couple of hours later you were completely elephants but £10 to the good and dry.
 

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This is now the next away league game for tickets going on sale and it seems there is still very little confirmed info on how fans are supposed to get to this game?
Brighton's own park and ride seems the best option if available.
Brighton will be announcing extra transport, buses, to get Albion fans to the game.
Expect these to be from Lewes, Brighton Station and the park and rides.
 

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Hopefully bucket loads of TAPs for this
 

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I just had a drive around Coldean.
Permit holders only on event days on every road.
Forget that area.

Woodingdean.
A mile and a half South of the stadium.
No CPZ on a couple of roads I looked at.
One and industrial road and one residential.
45 minute walk.
Ground comes into view a mile into the walk.
If it's dry then a good walk.
If it rains.
Proper soaking.
No pathway either.
 

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Think I will have to get the helicopter out for the day !.......🚁🚁🚁
 

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I just had a drive around Coldean.
Permit holders only on event days on every road.
Forget that area.

Woodingdean.
A mile and a half South of the stadium.
No CPZ on a couple of roads I looked at.
One and industrial road and one residential.
45 minute walk.
Ground comes into view a mile into the walk.
If it's dry then a good walk.
If it rains.
Proper soaking.
No pathway either.

Good work. This has now convinced me that I'll be better off watching at home. Every one who is prepared to get to this should be awarded 500 TAPs, plus a voucher for some Samosas!!

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Good work. This has now convinced me that I'll be better off watching at home. Every one who is prepared to get to this should be awarded 500 TAPs, plus a voucher for some Samosas!!

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The park and rides are an option.
A ballache, but.
Patcham has car parking, but a guess as to what is a good time to get there.
17.00 to 17.30 I reckon.
Pyecombe and/or Brighton racecourse.
Patchambee knows the area better than me and on Boxing night it will be a popular destination.
There will be buses from the station.
Parking though will be in Council run car parks or the mega expensive NCP.
There will be extra buses in from Lewes(I am guessing from the station) which imo has better parking options than Brighton.
I have no idea whether trains will be running from Brighton to London after 22.00 hrs or not.
In Woodingdean McWilliam Street is the closest to the stadium approximately 1.5 miles.
No CPZ.
There is an industrial estate too and a small car park on the left before you get to the village.
The car park is used by midnight dog walkers😮 apparently.
 

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The park and rides are an option.
A ballache, but.
Patcham has car parking, but a guess as to what is a good time to get there.
17.00 to 17.30 I reckon.
Pyecombe and/or Brighton racecourse.
Patchambee knows the area better than me and on Boxing night it will be a popular destination.
There will be buses from the station.
Parking though will be in Council run car parks or the mega expensive NCP.
There will be extra buses in from Lewes(I am guessing from the station) which imo has better parking options than Brighton.
I have no idea whether trains will be running from Brighton to London after 22.00 hrs or not.
In Woodingdean McWilliam Street is the closest to the stadium approximately 1.5 miles.
No CPZ.
There is an industrial estate too and a small car park on the left before you get to the village.
The car park is used by midnight dog walkers😮 apparently.
This has got watch on tv written all over it.
 
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