Your Spotland Guide

Feb 2, 2017 | Away Travel, News

 Your Guide To The Spotland Stadium

The Crown Oil Arena, Sandy Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire. OL11 5DR.

HOW TO GET TO the Crown Oil Arena – Spotland.


Please use OL11 5DR for Sat Nav.

From either the East or West via the M62.

The Crown Oil Arena is just over two miles from junction 20 of the M62.

Follow signs for Rochdale along the A627(M).

At the first set of traffic lights keep left, sign posted Bury and Rochdale Town Centre.

B&Q will be on your right-hand side, follow this road until the next set of traffic lights.

Here you need to be in the second lane of four lanes, to head straight across -sign posted Blackburn.

Follow this road, Roch Valley Way, until the next set of traffic lights, remaining in the left-hand lane.

At the traffic lights go straight ahead on to Sandy Lane (the Cemetery pub should be on your right.).

Continue along this road and the Stadium is on your right-hand side after approximately half a mile.


Rochdale train station is served by trains from Manchester Victoria and Leeds.

It is about 2 miles and 35 minute walk from Spotland.

Taxis are available outside the station at a cost of around £6/£7.


You can find bus time tables HERE.


Away supporters are allocated the all-seater Willbutts Lane Stand.




The Crown Oil Arena has a small car park which can accommodate guests and staff only.

Street parking is available around the stadium.m

Please be aware that monitored parking restrictions are in place in the yellow coned areas.

Parking is also available half a mile from the ground.

It is at Oulderhill Community School, Greave Avenue, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5EF.


The Ratcliffe Bar hosts home and away supporters. It is a licensed premise, showing Sky Sports.


You’ll find numerous kiosks within the stadium selling a range of hot and cold food and drinks.


Dale’s matchday programme, The Voice of Spotland, is priced at £3.