Valerie Park, Hope St, Prescot, L34 6ND.
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Directions to the Ground:
M6 to Junction 26, onto M58 to Junction 3. Follow A570 to junction with A580 (East Lancs Road). (Approach junction in right hand lane of the two lanes going straight on). Cross A580 and take first road on right (Bleak Hill Road). Follow this road through to Prescot (2 miles). At traffic lights turn right, straight on at large roundabout (do not follow route onto Prescot by-pass) and right at next lights. 100 yards turn right at Hope and Anchor pub into Hope Street. Club will be in sight at bottom of road.
M6 to Junction 21a (M62 junction 10). Follow M62 towards Liverpool, to junction 7. Follow A57 to Rainhill and Prescot. Through traffic lights at Fusilier pub, 100 yards turn right at Hope and Anchor pub (as above).
Follow M62 as described in ‘From South’ or A580 East Lancs Road to Junction with A570 (Rainford by-pass), turn left and take first right. Follow route as ‘From North’.
Nearest Train Station:
Getting to the ground on public transport
By Bus From Liverpool City Centre
Firstly, Prescot is NOT FAR from Liverpool town centre. Some people seem to think it is far out.
For those who don’t know it, it is only a few minutes by bus past Huyton. The latest Merseytravel timetable shows that it takes just 36 minutes from the Queens Square Gyratory bus-stops to Prescot.
Secondly, the buses are VERY frequent – every 10 mins up to 8pm, then every 20 mins after 8pm.
Thirdly, the bus you need from Liverpool to Prescot is either the 10 or 10A – DO NOT get the 10B or 10C or 10 D or 10N buses, as they stop at Huyton and won’t take you to Prescot.
The route is James St, Queen Square >London Road >Kensington > then Prescot Road through Old Swan, then East Prescot Road to Dovecot and Page Moss. Then the Liverpool Road to Derby Street then High Street in Prescot.
Our ground, Valerie Park is the ground we share with Prescot Cables. You get off the bus at The Hope and Anchor pub on the High Street in Prescot. The ground is just 1 minute’s walk from there ( down Hope Street).
By bus from Kirkby or Speke or Belle Vale or Wavertree Road
On Saturdays, the 290 from Kirkby Civic Centre to Rainhill via Page Moss and Prescot. It leaves Kirkby Civic Centre at 2-00pm, arrives Prescot at 2-25pm.
On Saturdays, the 89 from John Lennon Airport, Speke to St Helens via Belle Vale. It leaves JLA at 1-50pm and stops at the Hope & Anchor in Prescot at 2-40pm.
On Saturdays, the 61 bus from Liverpool to Warrington, via Wavertree Road and via Prescot …. leaves the Wavertree Clock Tower at 2-21pm and arrives at Prescot Bus Station ( 3 mins from our ground) at 2-56pm.
( If you are anywhere near the central corridor ( ie Kensington, Old Swan, Knotty Ash, Dovecot, Page Moss etc, get the 10 or 10A.)
The timetables change often, so call the Merseytravel Info number is 0871-200-2233 on the morning of the game.
The trains go from Lime Street to Prescot. ( It is the Wigan train you take).
On Saturdays, they leave Lime Street at 1-34pm arriving at Prescot at 1-53pm. The next leaves at 2-04pm, arriving at Prescot at 2-23pm. The next leaves at 2-34pm, arriving at 2-53pm.
It is 10 mins walk from Prescot railway station to the ground but its a very straight easy route.
Directions from Prescot Station to the Ground On Foot
This is a straight, easy route so easy to find.
As you come out of the station, there is a road called Station Road directly opposite, next to the pub. Go down that little road, it takes you to a little roundabout that leads to the Cables Retail Park.
Walk across the car park and find the path between Argos and Next, and keep walking. You’re still on Station Road.
Keep walking straight and Station Road becomes Aspinall Street. You’ll pass the big Somerfield car park on your left and the post office on your right.
Keep going straight onto Atherton Street.
Turn left onto High Street (A57) and you’ll see the Hope & Anchor pub a short distance on your right.
Turn right at the Hope & Anchor and you’ll be on Hope Street where the ground is at the bottom of the street.
Merseytravel Traveline number is…. 0871-200-2233
with thanks to ThatFella from the AFC Liverpool fans forum
Tue 16th Jul 2013 - 19:45
Sat 20th Jul 2013 - 15:00