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Surrey Members’
Match-Day Guide

THIS PAGE PROVIDES ALL OF THE KEY INFORMATION THAT MEMBERS OF SURREY COUNTY CRICKET CLUB MAY NEED BEFORE ATTENDING A MATCH-DAY AT THE KIA OVAL.

We have a dedicated Member and Supporter Services Team to assist with any queries that you may have and they can be contacted via membership@surreycricket.com.

Please note that The Kia Oval is now a cashless venue and only card payment will be accepted around the ground.

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what3words

The Kia Oval uses what3words to help fans and visitors find precise locations at the venue, such as gates, ticket office, Club Shop and other key locations. what3words works by assigning every 3m square a unique combination of three words: a what3words address.

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Tickets

Members can gain access to the ground by showing their Membership card at the point of entry.

Due to the fact that seating is unreserved, Members can enter the ground at either the Hobbs Gate (Oval end) or the Alec Stewart Gate (Vauxhall end).

Members can bring guests using the guest vouchers allocated to them as part of their Membership. For more information as to how to assign your guest vouchers, please click here.

Scanning Your Membership Card

For 2024, all Members entering Members’ Areas, including Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion, Peter May Garden, Lock Balcony and Laker Balcony, will have to scan their Membership Card and again when exiting. This will be implemented across all of Surrey’s home domestic fixtures in order to ensure we have an accurate breakdown of attendance within the Members’ Areas. This information will enable us to ensure we are offering the very best service in the Members’ Areas, and they do not go beyond capacity.

Seat Information

Members’ seating is unreserved at The Kia Oval and Members are permitted to sit anywhere within Members’ Areas.

Members’ Areas include the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion, and the Peter May Garden.

Ground Map

Below is a ground map of The Kia Oval for you to familiarise yourself with the stand locations, toilets, Club Shops, and public transport.

Hours of Play

TEST MATCH

Start of Play – 11.00am
Interval – 1.00pm – 1.40pm
Close of Play – 6.00pm (approx)

T20 International

Start of Play – 6.30pm
Interval – 7.55pm – 8.15pm
Close of Play – 9.40pm (approx)

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

Start of Play – 11.00am
Lunch – 1.00pm – 1.40pm
Tea – 3:40pm – 4pm (or with 32 overs remaining, whichever comes second)
Close of Play – 6.00pm (approx)

Please note, CC matches in September will begin at 10:30am with all other timings shifted forward 30 minutes.

METRO BANK ONE DAY CUP

Start of Play – 11.00am
Interval – 2.30pm – 3.15pm
Close of Play – 6.45pm (approx)

Vitality Blast

Start of Play – 6.30pm
Interval – 7.45pm – 8.00pm
Close of Play – 9.15pm (approx)

Surrey Women

Start of Play – 11.00am
Interval – 2.30pm – 3.15pm
Close of Play – 6.45pm (approx)

Club Shop

The Surrey County Cricket Club Shop is located in the Galadari Stand and can be accessed from the concourse level.

There is an additional Club Shop located at Entrance 32 as well as in the Jardine Suite underneath the JM Finn Stand, at the back of Block 11.

Members receive 10% discount on any purchase in any of the Club Shops when they show their Membership card at the point of purchase.

Food & Drink

Surrey County Cricket Club Members can enjoy numerous bars located within the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion and the Galadari Stand on a match day. Members will also have access to a variety of eat-in and take-away cafés serving British classics such as pies, sausage rolls, fish and chips and roast of the day.

The 175 Suite is an exclusive restaurant available to Members of Surrey County Cricket Club and can be found on the first floor of the Galadari Stand. The 175 Suite offers a classic three-course a-la-carte menu and a fantastic view of The Kia Oval’s hallowed turf. The restaurant is open on every LV= Insurance County Championship, One-Day Cup where both Lunch and Afternoon Tea is available. For the international matches, breakfast is also available. Members are permitted to bring up to four guests for domestic fixtures, but on international match-days, the restaurant is for Members’ only. Full terms and conditions for the Members’ Restaurant can be found here.

For domestic fixtures, Lunch at the Members’ Restaurant can be booked for £35 pp, and Afternoon Tea can be booked for £22.50 pp.

For international fixtures, Breakfast can be booked for £17.50 pp, Lunch for £65 pp and Afternoon Tea for £30 pp.

The 175 Suite has proven extremely popular with Members in the past, so to avoid disappointment, please book early.

If Members wish to book the restaurant on a match day, then please click here. Enter the password SCCC1845 to enter the page. The restaurant is not currently available to book for 2024 fixtures.

Please note that minor changes have made to the match day protocols. In the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion, cup deposits will now only be able to be redeemed in the Ali Brown Bar. However when purchasing another drink we will still swap your cup at all bars as usual.

Accessibility

We have a dedicated Accessibility Liaison Officer, Theresa Peters, who can assist with any queries you have related to your experience on a match-day via accessibility@kiaoval.com or 0203 946 0100.

Accessible toilets at The Kia Oval are allocated in the JM Finn Stand behind Blocks 2 and 19, by Entrance 22 of the Galadari Stand and between Entrances 31 and 32 of the Bedser Stand. The majority of these toilets require a RADAR key. If you are not in possession of a RADAR key, then please contact the nearest steward who will source one for you. Emergency cords are situated in all accessible toilets.

The majority of our catering points have been adapted to offer low level service points. Where these are not available, our staff will be more than happy to source any product for you.

Induction loops have been installed in a number of the seating blocks in the ground. In addition, all receptions, tickets offices and a number of catering outlets also have this facility. Switching your hearing aid to M or T can access the system.

What You Can Bring

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has implemented a ban on the importation of alcohol, glass containers and metal cans. Following close consultation with the Police and Health and Safety advisors, alcohol will not be permitted on the following match-days: Test Match, One-Day International, Vitality Blast and The Hundred.

For other match-days, such as LV= Insurance County Championship, Royal London Cup and Surrey Women fixtures, alcohol importation is restricted to a maximum of four 500ml cans of beer/lager or a 750ml plastic container of wine per person. No further alcohol will be permitted on any subsequent re-admission to the ground.

Members and fans are also welcome to bring food into the ground on match-days.

Getting To The Kia Oval

By Car

No match-day parking is available at, or in the vicinity, of the ground and we advise all fans to use public transport. The Kia Oval does offer parking to Blue Badge holders, and any disabled fans who require parking. Please contact our Accessibility Liaison Officer, Theresa Peters, should you require car parking via accessibility@kiaoval.com or call 0203 946 0100.

By National Rail

The Kia Oval is located just a ten-minute walk from Vauxhall station, which is served by South Western Trains coming in and out of Waterloo.

By London Underground

The Kia Oval is easily accessible on both the Northern Line and the Victoria Line. The Northern Line serves The Oval best with Oval Tube Station being a two-minute walk from the ground and Kennington Tube Station a ten-minute walk. Vauxhall Tube Station is a ten-minute walk from The Kia Oval, and is served by the Victoria Line.

By Bus

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.

FACILITIES

Toilets are located all around the perimeter of the ground, with baby changing facilities located behind Block 1, 13 and 19 of the JM Finn Stand.

FIRST AID

First aid services are provided on-site at every match day at The Kia Oval. If you require first aid assistance whilst at the ground, please contact your nearest steward or go to one of our first aid centres located behind Block A of the JM Finn Stand and between Entrance 32 and 33 of the Bedser Stand.

what3words

The Kia Oval uses what3words to help fans and visitors find precise locations at the venue, such as gates, ticket office, Club Shop and other key locations. what3words works by assigning every 3m square a unique combination of three words: a what3words address.

We have added some popular locations here for The Kia Oval – find each location by clicking on the link or entering the corresponding 3-word address into the free what3words app:

For more information on how to use what3words, please click here.

REFUND/T&CS

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