IF you are attending Saturday’s Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park please read this travel advice ahead of the game.
People attending events at Hampden Park should be aware that the area around the stadium is mainly residential and there is very limited parking for private cars. On event days, Police Scotland would advise people to use public transport to get to the stadium, if not travelling by organised coaches/buses.
Detail with regard to getting to and from the stadium can be found on the following websites:
Additional carriages and services run both pre and post event, with Mount Florida and Kings Park train stations being a short walk from the stadium.
Provides transport to the stadium from Glasgow City Centre and surrounding areas.
If you do take the car, please be aware of Glasgow City Council Parking Controls – Event Day Parking Zone – which affects streets near to Hampden Stadium and will come into force during relevant, well attended events:
The Queens Park Recreation Ground, Queens Drive, Glasgow, may be available for parking of private vehicles at a cost (subject to a pre-match day inspection).
These are the Police Scotland recommended routes for patrons attending this event. Any deviation from these routes may result in increased traffic congestion, adding to your inconvenience.
Travel advice for Rangers supporters:
PRE MATCH ROUTES FOR RANGERS SUPPORTERS COACHES APPROACHING THE WEST OF THE STADIUM
M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at Junction 22 and join the M77. Leave the M77 at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn left onto Dumbreck Road and continue until the junction with Titwood Road (high vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Monument). Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Battlefield Road, continue on Battlefield Road to the first traffic light junction and bear right remaining on Battlefield Road to the ‘T’ junction with Cathcart Road. Turn left onto Cathcart Road where coaches with a Car Park pass will be directed to park within the ‘blue car park’ on Letherby Drive. Any coaches without a Car Park pass should continue to Queens Drive where they will be directed to park.
M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.
M74 Northbound: Continue from the M74 onto the M73 and thereafter onto the M8 Westbound and continue as above.
M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 24, Helen Street, turn left onto Helen Street, continue to the roundabout and turn right onto Edmiston Drive, at the next roundabout turn right onto Broomloan Road, continue through the junction onto Dumbreck Road and continue as above.
A77/M77 Northbound: Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.
POST MATCH ROUTES FOR RANGERS SUPPORTERS FROM THE WEST OF THE STADIUM
Langside Road: Continue to Langside Monument. Take 3rd exit onto Langside Avenue. Continue west on Langside Avenue through the junction with Pollokshaws Road onto Minard Road. Continue on Minard Road and turn left onto Titwood Road and follow reverse of inward route towards M77/M8 as appropriate. On Titwood Road consider reverse diversion route for high sided vehicles via Shawmoss Road and Haggs Road.
Queens Drive: Turn right onto Victoria Road, turn left onto Calder Street, and continue onto Nithsdale Drive. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Nithsdale Road. Continue to the ‘T’ junction at Dumbreck Road; thereafter follow the respective road signs for the M77 or M8 as appropriate.
ROADSIDE VEHICLE CHECKS
In Scotland, it is an offence to possess or consume alcohol on board a public service vehicle, or a railway vehicle which is attending a designated sporting event. The legislation in relation to this is stated within section 19 of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995. Police officers will carry out roadside vehicle checks at numerous locations prior to this event. Supporters’ coaches and vehicles may be stopped at these locations and may be subject of a thorough search to ensure this legislation is being complied with.