The first football game for Doncaster Rovers at the new stadium is to be played on Monday 1 January 2007, with a 3pm kick off.
This game is anticipated to sell out and it also coincides with the New Year sales at the nearby Lakeside Village, shopping outlet, therefore it is asked that football supporters should arrive early to avoid delays.
This is also the first day of the new traffic regulations which have been implemented to minimise the congestion around the new stadium area.
Football traffic is to turn left at Lady Bank roundabout onto White Rose Way and travel along to Middle Bank roundabout, stadium car parks can then be accessed from Middle Bank Road, Carriage Drive or Wilmington Road. This will be clearly signposted from the town centre and the M18 motorway.
Inspector Bill Davidson, of the planning department said, ‘The first game at the new stadium is anticipated to be very well supported, therefore we would ask that supporters arrive early to ensure the events runs with the minimum of disruption to local residents.’
‘Supporters attending the fixture should show due consideration to local residents when parking their vehicles and parking regulations will be enforced.’
Doncaster Police Statement