Clubs - Directions
NORTHERN1st XI and 3rd XI grounds:
route from the north:
Join the A565(T), go along the Formby by pass, through Ince Woods and through a 90º right bend to traffic lights. Keeping to the right hand side, go through the next lights (former garage on right). Pass a sports ground on the right and turn right into Chestnut Avenue, then left into Elm Avenue. The Northern Club is a long, green wooden building on the right.
route from the east:
Pick up the M62 westbound and then M57 northbound or join the M58 westbound towards the A59 (Switch Island). At Switch Island, take the A567(T) towards Liverpool. At the next lights, turn right into Copy Lane (police station on corner). Follow the road round to traffic lights and turn left into Buckley Hill Lane. On to a T junction and turn right into Edge Lane. On to traffic lights by shops on the left corner and turn left onto Moor Lane. Pass a sports ground on the right and turn right into Chestnut Avenue, then left into Elm Avenue. The Northern Club is a long, green wooden building on the right.
route from the south and North Wales:
Pick up the M53 towards and into the Wallasey Tunnel (£1.70 toll payable on entry). On exit pull over to the left and go up the slip road which swings left. A road joins from the right at the top. Go straight on for a short distance and then fork left at traffic lights. 50 yards after the fork, turn left into Boundary Street at traffic lights. Go on and through lights (Commercial Road), under a bridge and turn right at next lights into Derby Road (steel fence opposite). Go straight ahead, and after about 3 miles, pass the Seaforth Container base on the left. Straight on over the flyover, through several lights, pass 'Liver' pub on left corner by lights, then Merchant Taylor's school on left by lights. Straight on and at next major junction (lights), turn right following signs to Southport. Third exit at next roundabout and straight on into Moor Lane. Take a fourth turning into Poplar Avenue (as you're driving along Moor Lane, look out for a big hedge after the houses on the left, this is the corner of Poplar Avenue). Drive carefully along Poplar Avenue and you reach the Northern Club on the left (a long, green wooden building).