12:32 15 February 2012
By Latics Staff
Information for visiting supporters
We Hope You Enjoy Your Visit
If you are planning your journey to Wigan for the first time, may the official website be the first to say we hope that you enjoy your visit to the DW Stadium and Wigan.
The DW Stadium is a Visit England Quality Assured Stadium and has worked hard to achieve and maintain this status which also includes a Visit England Unsung Hero award for customer service. Thousands of people visit us each year to enjoy the action on the pitch and we hope that after your visit, you will look forward to returning in the not too distant future.
You can tell us what you think of your visit to the DW Stadium by emailing your feedback to email@example.com.
Planning Your Journey
The DW Stadium is located on the outskirts of Wigan town centre and is easily accessible from Junctions 25, 26 and 27 of the M6. For detailed directions to the Stadium, please click here.
To assist you with planning your journey to Wigan here are a few links to useful websites.
TRANSPORT DIRECT - http://www.transportdirect.info
VIRGIN TRAINS - http://www.virgintrains.co.uk/
NORTHERN RAIL - http://www.northernrail.org/
TRANS PENNINE - http://www.tpexpress.co.uk
FIRST GROUP - http://www.firstgroup.com/
BLUE STAR TAXIS - 01942 24 24 24 - http://www.wigantaxis.co.uk/
When you arrive
Visiting supporters are requested to use Car Park 1, the first car park on the right on Stadium Way, please click here for directions. To reach the Stadium from Car Park 1, continue on foot along Stadium Way towards the Stadium. Visiting supporters are seated in the North Stand.
Wigan Athletic produce an 84 page match programme for every match at the DW Stadium. The match programme is on sale from approximately 90 minutes before the game from the yellow mobile kiosks outside the visitors North Stand and also from the within North Stand Concourse area. The match programme is priced at £3.00.
Something to eat and drink
For most fixtures, The Marquee Suite is available for visiting supporters to use. The Marquee is situated beneath the visiting supporters North Stand and serves drinks and a selection of snacks. Please note that the Marquee Suite is not open for every game, you can check by calling 01942 774000. [Click here] for more information about this unique facility.
Sharpy's Restaurant is also situated just behind the visiting supporters North Stand serving a high quality fish and chips menu. Sharpy's is also equipped with a spacious sports bar open to both home and away supporters before every Wigan Athletic fixture. [Click here] to find out more information about Sharpy's.
Also located within a few minutes walk of the DW Stadium are Burger King, Frankie and Benny's and Pizza Hut.
Once the turnstiles open, there is food and drink available on the North Stand concourse.
Concourse Price List
Carling - £3.20/pint
Worthington's - £3.20/pint
Coke/Diet Coke/Fanta - £1.60
Coke Zero (bottle) - £1.70
Oasis Summer Fruit - £1.70
Abbey Well Water - £1.40
Tea,/Coffee/Hot Chocolate/Bovril - £1.80
Crisps - £0.90
Herta Hot Dog - £2.60
Mars Duo/ Snickers Duo, Twix Extra - £1.00
Tear n Share - Malteasers/Minstrels/Skittles - £2.50
Pies - £2.30
Meal Deal 1- Hot drink and a Pie - £3.90
Meal Deal 2 - Soft Drink and a Hot Dog - £4.00
The Wigan Athletic Club Shop is located in the main Springfield (West) Stand of the DW Stadium and is open approximately four hours before kick off. The Club Shop stocks a wide range of official Wigan Athletic merchandise including replica kit, training range, leisurewear and a wide selection of accessories. You can view the full product range and buy online at http://www.wiganathletic.com/shop.
Team Latics Warm Up Club
Visiting junior supporters are welcome to attend our "Team Latics" junior supporters Warm Up Club before selected games. Admission is £1 per child and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult (adults get in for free). The Warm Up club is located at the Champs Learning Centre at the Profiles Fitness Centre which is located opposite the Main Springfield (West) Stand and starts approximately 90 minutes before kick off. For more information and a location map, please click here.
Concourse betting is provided by our Principal Sponsor 12BET. Betting coupons are available from approximately 90 minutes before the game from the kiosks located at each end of the concourse. Winning bets can be claimed by posting your coupon to the address supplied on the reverse of the coupons where you can also find details of how to claim your winnings online.
Staying for Longer
If you are travelling to a game at the DW Stadium and require overnight accommodation, the Wrightington Hotel and Country Club is located close to Junction 27 of the M6 motorway which is approximately a 10 minute taxi ride away from the stadium. You can find our more information or make a reservation by clicking here.
Baby Changing Facilties
Baby changing facilities can be found in the North West and South East corners of the stadium for supporters in the stands, and also in the following locations in hospitality areas:-
- Club Lounge
- Coors Lounge
- Springfield Lounge
- South Stand
- Disabled toilet to the side of reception