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DW Stadium

DW Stadium,Wigan Information
The DW Stadium (formerly JJB stadium) is the home of both Wigan RLFC and Wigan Athletic FC, and is a multi million pound stadium built on the Robin Park complex. The stadium is an all seater arena with a seating capacity of 25,138 (this was increased from 25,004 in December 2005 following building work), and it was built by Alfred McAlpine and completed in August 1999.

The Stadium has been built to the latest health and safety specifications and complies with the current guide to safety at sports grounds (green guide).

The stadium was opened on August 4, 1999, having cost £30m to construct. It is a modern all-seater stadium with a capacity of 25,138. The stadium's inauguration was marked with a friendly between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United, who were then reigning European Champions, with Sir Alex Ferguson officially opening the stadium. Wigan Athletic had spent the previous 102 years playing at Springfield Park. Wigan Warriors played their first game at the stadium on September 19, 1999 against Castleford Tigers.
DW Stadium,Wigan Address
DW Stadium
Loire Drive
Robin Park
Map and Directions
DW Stadium,Wigan Telephone No.
01942 774000
DW Stadium,Wigan Fax. No.
There are two refreshment kiosks in the oncourses of all four stands of the JJB Stadium.
Has many bars
There are 2500 spaces for fans on match days, and it is very advisable to use the specified areas and not to park anywhere else in Robin Park, except on the JJB Stadium Car Parks themselves.
disabled facilities
There are 276 disabled spaces within the JJB Stadium. Each side of the ground has 24 disabled spaces, therefore offering a choice to the spectator. All disabled seating has lift or wheel chair access ramps, and there are disabled toilets and access ramps.

Each stand at the JJB Stadium has two designated disabled platforms in prime positions, with catering and toilet facilities available along with lifts to each concourse and direct access to the platforms.

These platforms are designated for wheelchair users, with carer's seats allocated alongside the platforms. Additional facilities for wheelchair users and supporters with other disabilities are available in each stand. There are a limited number of disabled car parking spaces, which can be pre-booked.
From North

Exit M6 at Junction 27 and turn left at end of slip road.
Turn right at T-junction, sign-posted Shevington.
After 1 mile turn left into Old Lane (signed B5375 Standish Lower-Ground).
The road winds through countryside for approx. 2 miles.
At traffic lights turn right into Scot Lane .
Take the first left turn into Stadium Way for the entrance to the Stadium Car Parks or second left for the main entrance. (Visiting Directors & Match Officials Parking)

From South and West

Exit M6 at Junction 25.
At end of slip road (approx. 1 mile) turn left, sign-posted Wigan A49
Follow signs for Wigan A49 for 1.8 miles to saddle roundabout.
Take second exit sign-posted Standish A49 into Robin Park Road.
Follow signs for JJB Stadium. (Visiting Directors & Match Officials only, take second right into Anjou Boulevard for main entrance)

From East

Exit M61 at Junction 6 (sign-posted Chorley, Horwich A6027) and take first exit at roundabout. NB: do not exit at Junc 5 which is sign-posted Wigan.
At next roundabout, take first left (sign-posted Westhoughton A6, Wigan B5238) into Chorley Road.
After 0.3 miles, turn right (sign-posted Wigan B5238).
After 1.8 miles, turn left at Aspull Roundabout (sign-posted Wigan B5238).
After 2.2 miles, just after Earl of Balcarres pub, turn right at traffic lights
Proceed down the hill turning left at next lights with Quality Hotel on corner
Follow ring road and get into second lane from right as road bears right into Caroline Street, sign-posted Orrell.
Continue on ring road following road as it bears left passing B&Q on the left hand side again sign-posted for Orrell.
Pass Wigan Pier on right and as the road goes under the railway bridge get into right hand lane to turn right into Robin Park Road Sign-posted Robin Park.
Follow signs for JJB Stadium. (Visiting Directors & Match Officials only, take second right into Anjou Boulevard for main entrance)
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