The West Stand

Last updated : 03 January 2002 By

The West Stand offers the best views of the game though these can be effected by the stantions half way up the stand. The atmosphere tends to be a bit muted compared to areas such as Kempton or Bunkers Hill.

The West Stand includes the Family Stand section which is specifically designed for family viewing with both a refreshments stall and toilets within the stand. The view from this area diagronally across the pitch is seen by some as the best in the ground.

There is some standing in the front of the West Stand at the South end in an area known as "The Well" which can be accessed via the South Stand Terrace.

As the West Stand incorporates the players changing rooms and tunnel, both current no playing or injured players and many ex-players sit amongst the fans in this stand.

West Stand with Bunkers Hill and South Stand Seats ahead

The "dug outs" are both in front of the West Stand, either side of the players tunnel so West Stand occupants are likely to be the first to see planned tactical changes (especially as the dug outs are now transparent plastic).

The away fans seating and some standing, dependant on the number of visting fans, is at the North end of the West Stand. Standing is often limited to the West Stand if there is only a small contingent of away fans.

West Stand viewed from Bunkers Hill

There are three refreshment stalls evenly spaced underneath the West Stand though the fact that one is directly behind the Family Stand means that this part of the stand is the best served in the ground!