Clubs - Directions

SKELMERSDALE

ground:
Firswood Park, Blaguegate Lane, Lathom, Skelmersdale WN8 8TY
telephone:
01695 723678
OS map ref: 108/460068
map:

route from the east and south east:

M6 northbound and onto M58 westbound. Take exit 3 onto A570(T) towards Ormskirk. Take the second exit at next roundabout on to Lyelake Lane (B5240). Follow the road to junction with Dicket's Lane (A577). Turn right and the road becomes Blaquegate Lane. The ground is on the left.

OR

A580(T) East Lancashire Road westbound and turn right onto A570(T) towards Ormskirk. Go under the M58 and take the second exit at next roundabout on to Lyelake Lane (B5240). Follow the road to junction with Dicket's Lane (A577). Turn right and the road becomes Blaquegate Lane. The ground is on the left.

route from the Wirral:

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. You are now on Stanley Road. Go straight on for half a mile and at a slanting junction with traffic lights (Commercial Road/Melville Road) - pub on left, turn right. Straight on, pass the 'Wacky Warehouse' (ex Mons) pub on left, through traffic lights and roundabouts to lights by GIRO. Straight on and turn right at the roundabout onto Dunnings Bridge Road. Go straight on through sets of traffic lights and through the lights at Switch Island. Go onto the M58. Take exit 3 onto A570(T) towards Ormskirk. Take second exit at next roundabout on to Lyelake Lane (B5240). Follow the road to junction with Dicket's Lane (A577). Turn right and the road becomes Blaquegate Lane. The ground is on the left.

OR

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, at the Seaforth Container base on the left go down the side of the flyover and turn right under it and join Princess Way towards the M57/M58 junction at Switch Island. Go through the lights at Switch Island and onto the M58. Take exit 3 onto A570(T) towards Ormskirk. Take second exit at next roundabout on to Lyelake Lane (B5240). Follow the road to junction with Dicket's Lane (A577). Turn right and the road becomes Blaquegate Lane. The ground is on the left.

route from South Wirral and North Wales:

Make way to the M56. Go along here and continue to Runcorn exit (A557). Drop down slip road to traffic lights at roundabout. Take third exit and then climb up the hill and follow the road round with 'ICI' on the left. Follow signs for Liverpool Airport and take the turning towards Runcorn Bridge. Traffic joins from the right, go over the bridge. Go straight on and take the first turn off to St. Helens onto a new road. Go along here and follow signs for St. Helens and Southport. On reaching St Helens town centre, follow the signs for A570(T) to Southport. Cross over A580(T) - East Lancashire Road and continue on A570(T) towards Skelmersdale and Ormskirk. Go under THEM58 and take the second exit at next roundabout on to Lyelake Lane (B5240). Follow the road to junction with Dicket's Lane (A577). Turn right and the road becomes Blaquegate Lane. The ground is on the left.