Travelling Jacks – Rotherham United

Rotherham United on Saturday, 9 December 2023 at 3pm

Distance from the Stadium: 223 miles ~ 4 hours 10 minutes.

Address: AESSEAL New York Stadium, New York Way, Rotherham. S60 1AH
Telephone: 01709 827660
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ASSEAL New York stadium

What is the AESSEAL New York Stadium Like

Built not far from the site of the old ground – Millmoor – away fans are in the Mears Stand at one end of the AESSEAL New York Stadium, as it is known for sponsorship purposes.

There’s a range of pies available inside the ground, jumbo sausage rolls, hot dogs and cheeseburgers. Similar to the Liberty stadium, smokers are allowed outside for a smoke at half time.

There’s a large TV on the concourse showing Sky Sports. Fosters and John Smiths (pints), bottles of Heineken and Bulmers are sold plus red, white and rose wines.

Unlike most new stadiums, the New York Stadium is close to the town centre, so good transport links and a fair choice of hotels, eating and drinking places are nearby.

Visiting Rotherham

Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire and is situated just 5.5 miles away from Sheffield.

Yorkshire has a lot to offer any visitor and a game this far north, makes for an ideal weekend away to explore the area as well as watching the Swans!

Hotels nearby include Carlton Park Hotel (S60 2BG), 1.1 miles away, Brentwood Hotel (S60 2TY), 1.6 miles away, Fitzwilliam Arms Hotel (S62 6EE), 2 miles away and Holiday Inn (S60 2XL), 2.5 miles away.

Eating and Drinking in Rotherham

The Cutlers Arms (S60 1BQ) 0.4 miles away has a mix of home and away fans and sells beers from the local Chantry’s brewery.

Nearby is the New York Tavern (S60 1BD), 0.5 miles away, it also serves Chantry’s beers.

The Prince of Wales (S60 1HX) is 0.5 miles away, has Sky TV, a games room and serves food, whilst there are rooms available upstairs should you choose to have an overnight stay.

Two Wetherspoon pubs are The Bluecoat (S60 2DJ), 0.9 miles away and The Rhinoceros (S60 1PL) 0.8 miles away.

Parking near the AESSEAL New York Stadium

Parking at New York Stadium is very limited so if you are driving, we suggest you use a car park around Rotherham town centre.

The three main car parks are:

· Rotherham Transport Interchange, Frederick Street, S60 1QB – payment by card

· Liquid car park, Brinsworth Street, S60 1EJ – payment by cash

· Millmoor Stadium, Millmoor Lane, S60 1HB – payment by cash

Otherwise, street parking is around the old Millmoor ground, a 15-minute walk away from the visitors entrance.

You can also choose from a small selection of private car parking spaces near the ASSEAL New York stadium – including on-street parking, off-street car parks and around 4 reservable parking spaces from just £3.00 per day.

Trains to Rotherham United

The New York Stadium is then less than a ten-minute walk from Rotherham Central station and only five minutes’ walk from Rotherham town centre.

If arriving at Rotherham Central, simply come out of the station, turn right onto Central Road, follow this road to the ground.

Supporters travelling to Rotherham on Saturday are advised to plan their travel in advance and be aware of industrial action by seven train operators on that day.

Arriva Rail London, Greater Anglia, Great Western, Hull Train, LNER, Southeastern and West Midlands Trains are all involved in the strike action brought about by train drivers’ union ASLEF with the union’s general secretary explaining there will be ‘virtually no service’ in affected areas.

It is recommended that supporters who usually travel to matches by train seek alternative travel options. 

For the Travelling Jacks making the trip – Be Loud, Be Proud and Be Positive!