Published: 18th July, 2019
All the information you need ahead of the Vitality Blast match between Surrey and Middlesex at the Kia Oval.
Tuesday 23rd July
Gates open at 4:30pm
SCHEDULED HOURS OF PLAY
End of First Innings: 7:45pm
Start of Second Innings: 8:00pm
Members can enjoy the fixture from the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion, as well as the Peter May Garden, Lock Laker Balcony and Blocks G, H and J of the OCS balcony with access to the John Major room.
There is a new process in place for Members wishing to sit with guests outside of Members’ areas – full details of which can be found HERE.
XBOX FAMILY ZONE
The Kia Oval’s popular XBOX Family Zone in the OCS Stand is only available for those who purchased tickets in this area. This will provide an enhanced area for junior Surrey fans and families watching the match. Fun, games, cricket activities, autograph signings and giveaways will all take place within the family zone. Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun for the next match by booking now!
There are Club Shops allocated in the Pavilion forecourt, the OCS stand (behind block 11 and to the left of OCS reception), by the West Terrace Gate, by the entrance to the Bedser Stand and by the Lock Gate (to the left of the Family Zone).
The Club Shops will be open from 4:30pm.
Scorecards are available from the Members’ Pavilion free of charge for Members, or are available to purchase by non-Members in the Club Shop, located in the Pavilion forecourt.
No match-day parking is available at, or in the vicinity, of the ground and we advise all fans to use public transport.
By National Rail
The Kia Oval is located just a ten-minute walk from Vauxhall station, served by South West Trains coming in and out of Waterloo. Please note that rail workers at South Western Railway are on strike on 31st July, and therefore they are offering a reduced service.
By London Underground
You will have a faster and more comfortable journey if you use nearby Vauxhall Underground or National Rail stations, which are both about 6 minutes walk to the ground.
The Underground station is on the Victoria line, with services every few minutes. If you are using the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line, you should change at either Euston or Warren Street for the Victoria line. Alternatively you can change at Waterloo for National Rail services to Vauxhall. National Rail services from Waterloo are frequent and fast (trains operate approximately every 4-5 minutes and take 3 minutes to Vauxhall). Valid Travelcards, Oyster and Contactless payment cards are accepted on these services.
How to travel to The Kia Oval from London terminal stations
|Blackfriars||Westbound District or Circle line to Victoria, then southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|Charing Cross||Southbound Bakerloo line to Waterloo, then National Rail services to Vauxhall|
|Euston||Southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|King’s Cross||Southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|Liverpool Street||Westbound Central line to Oxford Circus, then southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|London Bridge||Southbound Northern line to Oval|
|Marylebone||Southbound Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus, then southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall. Alternatively take the southbound Bakerloo line to Waterloo, then National Rail to Vauxhall|
|Moorgate||Southbound Northern line to Oval|
|Paddington||Southbound Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus, then southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall. Alternatively take the southbound Bakerloo line to Waterloo, then National Rail to Vauxhall|
|St Pancras International||Southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|Victoria||Southbound Victoria line to Vauxhall|
|Waterloo||National Rail services to Vauxhall|
Route numbers 36, 185 and 436 stop outside the ground and the following buses stop within a five-minute walk of the Kia Oval: 3, 59, 109, 133, 159, 333. For more information, and to plan your journey to the Kia Oval via the London Underground, click here.
FOOD AND DRINK
As a measurement to reduce queue times, the Kia Oval is now a cashless ground, excluding the Ticket Office and bars within the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion.
At the Pavilion end of the ground you will find Deep Blue Fish and Chips and the BBQ hut on the Pavilion forecourt. There is a chicken unit located under the Peter May Stand and at various points around the ground there are pies, pulled pork, pizza, burgers and pasties available.
Various bars are open throughout the ground, including:
- Pimms and Real Ale Bar located by the Alec Stewart Gate and the Pavilion Forecourt
- Carling and Real Ale Bar by the Hobbs Gate
- Surrey Tavern Bar located under the Peter May Stand. Round to the OCS stand you will find
- The Wanderers Bar is located at the OCS Stand end
- The 1845 Bar serving draught products is located underneath Block 3 by the Bedser Stand.
Soft drinks will be served at all fixed bars and water fountains are available around the ground.
As part of our promise to be single use plastic free by 2020, fans are now being given reusable pint glasses. There will be a £1 deposit, which will then be refunded when they return their cup to a designated redemption point bar, or alternatively, you can take the cup away as a souvenir. Fans can also deposit their reusable pint glass into one of the bins provided on exit from the ground, which will in turn result in the Club making a £1 donation to Evelina, our charity partner.
As this is a category ‘A’ match, it is not permitted to bring alcohol into the ground. However, you can bring soft drinks and water in plastic bottles but no glass or cans will be permitted either.
As we are constantly striving to improve our standards, facilities and attitudes accordingly, we have launched a non-visible disability wristband. This optional wristband will enable fans with a non-visible disability to easily identify themselves to Club staff on match-day, should they need any assistance, without having to give an explanation or the nature of their disability. Staff can then support the individual in the appropriate way.
If you require a wristband, please collect it from Theresa Peters in the Pavilion Reception upon arrival or email firstname.lastname@example.org and one will be posted to you.
Fans attending with accessible needs can view our access guide here.
Can I smoke?
There are designated smoking areas around the Kia Oval, located at the back of the stands. Please ask your nearest steward or staff member for directions to any such area. Note: This policy also applies to the use of electronic smoking devices.
Is there WiFi available?
WiFi is available free of charge at the Kia Oval. Use ‘_The Cloud’ to gain access.
Where is the nearest cash point?
Please note, a cashless system is in place at all outlets and bars, excluding the Ticket Office and bars within the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion.
Is there a map of the ground?
A map of the ground is available here. Stewards are located around the ground on match-day to assist with directing fans to different locations.