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All the information you need ahead of the pre-season friendly between Surrey and Middlesex at The Kia Oval.


Thursday 30 March – Saturday 1 April


Gates open at 10:00am


Morning Session : 11:00am

Lunch: 1:00pm

Afternoon Session: 1:40pm

Tea: 3:40pm

Evening Session: 4:00pm

Close of Play: 6:00pm


The pre-season fixture against Middlesex will not be available to watch via the Surrey Live Stream. However, Surrey social media channels will post regular in-game updates.


Entry to The Kia Oval is free of charge via the Hobbs Gate at the Pavilion End of the ground. For this game, all spectators are able to access the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion and the other areas that are usually reserved for Members only.


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.

By National Rail

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

By London Underground
Vauxhall Underground station is on the Victoria line, with services every few minutes, and just six minutes walk from the JM Finn Stand End of the ground.

Oval and Kennington Underground stations are both on the Northern line and just a few minutes from the Pavilion End of the ground.

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. For more information, and to plan your journey to The Kia Oval via the London Underground, click here.


The Ali Brown Bar in the Pavilion will be serving a full range of drinks. Additionally, the Long Room Coffee Counter will serve a limited number of refreshments including tea, coffee, pies, sausage rolls and cakes.

The Alcock Room is closed to supporters.

Spectators can bring their own food and drink into the ground. Supporters are permitted to bring their own alcohol into the ground should they wish. There is a limit of 4x cans of beer/cider or one bottle of wine per adult of legal drinking age. No metal cutlery or glass will be admitted into The Kia Oval.

Water fountains are available around the ground or, alternatively, staff at any bar will be able to give you tap water for free.

The Surrey club shop will be open under the Galadari Stand.


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 Micky Stewart 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.


First aid services are provided on-site at every match day at The Micky Stewart 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.


Toilets will be open in the Block 3 and 6 concourse at the Alec Stewart Gate, as well as male and female WC’s on the Galadari Concourse. The Pavilion will be fully operational and open on all floors, apart from the Alcock Room. All disabled bathrooms will be accessible via Radar Key.


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 welcome to bring food into the ground on match-days.


The pitch will be located on the Tenison Gap side of the ground.


We stand against discrimination in all its forms and are committed to ensuring that cricket is a game for everyone. If you have experienced or witnessed discrimination you can report it either direct to the Club at and/or through the ECB’s website: Any reports will then be triaged by the ECB and investigated by the relevant cricket organisation.


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.

Do I need to print my ticket, or can I show it on my phone on arrival?

You do not need to print your ticket. As long as you can show the eTicket on your phone, our stewards will be able to scan you in.

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. The nearest cashpoint is outside the Post Office on Kennington Road (5-minute walk from The Kia Oval).

Is parking available?

No. Parking is not available on-site at The Kia Oval for this fixture.