||Gigg Lane, Bury, BL9 9HR
What's the ground like?
FC United of Manchester play their home league matches at Gigg Lane, Bury.
Getting to the ground by public transport
From Metrolink (Bury): 0.7 miles to ground. Trams run from Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. By taxi: �£1.50. By bus: Nos. 90, 92, 134, 135 and 137 run every ten minutes down Manchester Road past the end of Gigg Lane. By foot: This route takes in a couple of pubs. Turn left out of station along covered passageway and past various bus-stops. At T-junction with Haymarket Street (by the Chicago Rock Cafe) turn left. Straight over crossroads, down Knowsley Street. This comes out opposite the `Jolly Waggoners’ and a white monument. Here, turn left along the Manchester Road, towards the `Staff of Life’. Turn left after about 0.5 miles into Gigg Lane.
Last Midweek Trains: The Metrolink has a frequent service to both Manchester mainline stations. Please double-check on Metrolink (0161) 205 2000, and Rail Enquiries on (0345) 484 950.
Getting to the ground by car
All Main Routes: Exit M60 at junction 17 (s/p A56 Whitefield, Salford). At roundabout follow signs to `Whitfield A56, Radcliffe (A665), Bury A56’ onto the A56. After 0.3 miles go straight over double traffic lights passing McDonalds on LHS (s/p Bury A56, Radcliffe A665). At lights after 0.8 miles (just after the `Bull’s Head’ pub) bear right (s/p Bury A56). Straight on at lights after 1.0 miles (s/p Town Centre). After 1.0 miles turn right (s/p Football Ground) into Gigg Lane. Ground is on RHS after 0.1 miles.
From North and East (via M66): Exit M66 at junction 2 and follow signs to `Bury A58, Football Ground’ onto the A58 Rochdale Road. After 0.5 miles turn left at traffic lights by the Crown Hotel (s/p Football Ground) onto Heywood Street. After 0.4 miles turn right at second mini-roundabout (s/p Football Ground, Manchester, Salford B6219) into Wellington Road. At next mini-roundabout turn left into Market Street. Straight on over mini-roundabout after 0.1 miles and right at T-junction after 0.2 miles into Gigg Lane.
Parking: There are 280 parking spots at Gigg Lane.
Good Beer Guide Pubs
Art Picture House
20-36 Haymarket Street, Town Centre, Bury
0161 705 4040
Mile(s) from ground: 0.8
Automatic Cafe & Malt Real Ale Bar
Market Street, Bury
0161 763 9399 �€�
Mile(s) from ground: 0.8
Reproduced from CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide (GBG) 2013 with permission, these are the GBG pubs closest to the ground. Distance is as per GBG 2013 Android version, using the ground’s post code.
Staff of Life, 213 Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 9HJ
The Swan and Cementry, 406 Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 9NS
Rose and Crown, 36 Manchester Old Road, Bury, BL9 0TD
Waterloo Hotel, 155 Manchester Road, Bury, BL9 0TD
Trafalgar Hotel, 12 Manchester Old Road, Bury, BL9 0TB
White Boar, 139 Radcliffe Road, Bury, BL9 9LN