Clubs - Directions
SOUTHPORT AND BIRKDALE
ground:
Trafalgar Road, Birkdale, Southport PR8 2HF
telephone: 01704 569951
OS map ref: 108/326151
map:

route from the east:

M58 westbound to exit 3 - A570(T) to Ormskirk. Go through Ormskirk and, staying on the A570(T), through Scarisbrick to Kew. At roundabout, stay on A570(T) into New Road towards Southport. Go on to lights at junction of Cemetry Road and Ash Street. Turn left and Cemetry Road becomes Eastbourne Road. At lights, go straight on into Crescent Road, over a level crossing and at a junction, turn left into Trafalgar Road. The club is on the left. Unload and walk through a barrier on the left to the front of the pavilion and the dressing rooms, away team on the right.

route from the south east:

Pick up the M6 northbound and join the M58 westbound to exit 3 - A570(T) to Ormskirk. Go through Ormskirk and, staying on the A570(T), through Scarisbrick to Kew. At roundabout, stay on A570(T) into New Road towards Southport. Go on to lights at junction of Cemetry Road and Ash Street. Turn left and Cemetry Road becomes Eastbourne Road. At lights, go straight on into Crescent Road, over a level crossing and at a junction, turn left into Trafalgar Road. The club is on the left. Unload and walk through a barrier on the left to the front of the pavilion and the dressing rooms, away team on the right.

OR

A580(T) East Lancashire Road westbound, then right onto A570(T). Cross over M58 and follow A570(T) to Ormskirk. Go through Ormskirk and, staying on the A570(T), through Scarisbrick to Kew. At roundabout, stay on A570(T) into New Road towards Southport. Go on to lights at junction of Cemetry Road and Ash Street. Turn left and Cemetry Road becomes Eastbourne Road. At lights, go straight on into Crescent Road, over a level crossing and at a junction, turn left into Trafalgar Road. The club is on the left. Unload and walk through a barrier on the left to the front of the pavilion and the dressing rooms, away team on the right.

route from the south west, Wirral 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. Take the third exit at next roundabout and on to lights by garage on the left. Straight on and follow the road through a 90 left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway and continue along passing RAF Woodvale on the left. Straight on at lights to a roundabout at Ainsdale (police station on right corner). Go right, ie second exit and on to another roundabout. Keep to the left and the road rises over Hillside Station. Take the next right opposite Hillside Golf Club and then left into Trafalgar Road. The club is a short distance down on the right after Harrod Drive. Unload and walk through a barrier on the left to the front of the pavilion and the dressing rooms, away team on the right.