Directions & Parking
Histon Football Club
Glass World Stadium
Bridge Road
CB24 9PH

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By Road:
The Glass World Stadium is situated to the east of the B1049, just over half a mile north of Junction 32 of the A14, and as such is easily accessed from all directions.A map of Histon FC's location can be found here

From the East: take the A14 and exit at Junction 32 turning right onto the B1049.
From the West: take the A428 which becomes the A14 (at Junction 31) and exit at Junction 32 turning left onto the B1049.
From the South: take the M11 and leave at Junction 14 to take the A14 Eastbound (Newmarket, Ipswich) leave the A14 at Junction 32 turning left onto the B1049.
From the North-West (Huntingdon): take the A14 and leave at Junction 32 turning left onto the B1049.
From the North (e.g. the Fens): The A10 from Ely joins the A14 at Junction 33 and then approach from the East. The B1049 runs South from Wilburton through Cottenham and on to Histon. The ground is on the left of this road half a mile south of the traffic lights by Histon Village Green, just before the bridge over the old railway.

After leaving the A14 at Jn 32 the B1049 goes north, with the Holiday Inn on the right and then climbs to go over the old railway line with trees on both sides. The Glass World Stadium is on the right hand side next to the recreation ground as the road descends the hill.

Car Parking:
A limited amount of public parking is available at the ground on a first come, first served basis. The charge is £2 for cars and £5 for minibuses. Other car parking at the ground is for permit holders only. See below for full details of the parking policy.
Offical car parks for match days are run in association with The Friends of Histon & Impington Recreation Ground, a map showing these car parks can be found here.

By Train:
Unfortunately Histon Station saw its last passengers back in 1970 when the Cambridge to St. Ives line ceased to carry passenger services.
Cambridge Station is about a 10 minute walk from the City Centre. The Citi 8 bus and the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway routes A, B and C (see below) connect Histon & Impington with Cambridge Railway Station and each service runs every 20 minutes.

By Bus:
To get to the ground from central Cambridge or Cambridge Railway Station, take the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway (route A, B or C) towards St Ives or Huntingdon or the Citi 8 bus service towards Cottenham. The Guided Busway stops at Histon & Impington outside the Railway Vue pub, just two minutes from the ground. The Citi 8 also stops near the Railway Vue, or you can get off at the Cambridge Lea hospital stop just one minute from the ground.

The Citi 8 timetable is available here.

Guided Bus information is available here.

Parking Policy
Histon Football Club board of Directors have agreed this parking policy to assist visitors in respect of where they are able to park whilst visiting the Glassworld Stadium. Due to the increased restrictions and enhanced safety measures that we are required to comply with we have had to reduce the number of spaces available within the stadium car park.

On match days a limited amount of public car parking is available at the ground on a first come, first served basis. The charge is £2 for cars and £5 for minibuses. Other parking at the ground is reserved for designated vehicles and authorised Disabled persons.

All Directors, President Club members, Sponsors, Staff, Team Managers and First team players will have an authorised parking permit. These permits will be numbered, these numbers will relate to a parking space within a specified area in the ground. All permit holders shall park in their numbered space; if a vehicle is found to be continuously parked in another space their permit may be revoked.

Parking Permits

Parking permits are to be displayed in the vehicle of the person / s that they are issued to. Parking permits are strictly not transferable, this includes to partners vehicles and family members, any permit found to be in an unauthorised vehicle will have it removed and / or the issued person will be reported to the Club Secretary for the issue to be dealt with.

Disabled Access

Disabled visitors to the Glassworld Stadium must ensure that they have registered their intention to attend a specific match with Histon Football Club Disabled Liaison Officer two days prior to that match. This is imperative so as to be able to ensure a space is reserved.

Any disabled driver arriving at the stadium on a match day that has failed to register their request for parking will be refused entry to the car park.

Every effort will be made to assist with getting these persons directions to a location as near to the ground as possible.

Emergency Vehicles

Two spaces will be cross hatched for emergency vehicles to be located adjacent to the First-Aid room.

Restriction times

Car parking at the ground on match days will be until 15 minutes prior to kick off. Persons arriving after this will need to find alternative parking (other than Directors who will be escorted to their space at walking pace behind a steward). This will ensure the safety of pedestrian spectators.

Exit from the car park will not be allowed until all pedestrian spectators have cleared the area to ensure their safety.

At no point will vehicles be allowed to enter the car park on match day (between 1300hrs – 1730hrs) – (1730hrs – 2230hrs) to drop off persons or goods.

Visiting supporters’ coaches

No visiting supporters’ coaches will be allowed to off load their passengers at the ground, all supporters coaches must off load at the Railway Vue, and the coach will then park in either Villa Rd lay-by or at the junction of Cambridge Rd / Bridge Rd.

Post match all coach travelling supporters will return to the Railway Vue to be collected by their Coach.

Alternative Parking

There will be a map indicating additional parking areas within the village that have been agreed with local companies, we ask that you respect their facilities.

Your assistance in parking respectfully and safely in the village is requested by Histon Football Club.