Madejski Stadium- Reading FC Ground Guide

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Madejski Stadium- Reading FC Ground Guide

How Easy Was The Ground to Get To (from the station, by car, etc)

The station is in the town centre miles away. The ground is just off the motorway, but still an utter nightmare for traffic.

If Applicable, How is Parking Near The Ground?
Despite being so close to the motorway, the traffic is as bad as Ive seen anywhere. You'll pay a fortune to park at the ground, and then spend an hour trying to get out. I parked at a pub off Basingstoke Road which was free, and despite only being a mile back to the motorway, it still took over an hour to get there. Horrendous.

Based on Where You Were Sat, How Was the View?
Modern stadium and very steep, so views are flawless.

If You Ate at The Ground, How Would You Rate the Food?
Never ate at the ground. The queues and organisation are horrendous so it takes an eternity to get served as well.

How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Poor. Little group at the top of the East Stand give it some but the rest of the ground doesnt want to know.

How Are the Pubs and Local Attractions in The Local Area?
Retail park next to the ground is all there is. If you come on the train, stick to the city centre.

Overall Score Out of 10?
Awful. Unorganised, nowhere to go, nasty stewarding, nightmare for access. The view is about the only think it has going for it.
5/10
 

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How Easy Was The Ground to Get To (from the station, by car, etc)
Wasn't too bad, but I got there early by car to be fair.
If Applicable, How is Parking Near The Ground?
Costs a fuckload to park in the ground. Lots of street-parking though.
Based on Where You Were Sat, How Was the View?
Fine, don't think there's an area in the ground where the view is poor.
If You Ate at The Ground, How Would You Rate the Food?
N/A
How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Didn't really hear a peep out of the Reading fans all game. City fans made a bit of noise though.

How Are the Pubs and Local Attractions in The Local Area?
No real idea about pubs, but the retail park has a fair few fast food restaurants I believe.

Overall Score Out of 10?
Average.

5/10
 

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