Travel Information - Celtic v Hearts, Scottish Cup Semi Final 15th April 2012
CELTIC SUPPORTERS’ COACHES
The drivers of all Celtic supporters’ coaches, irrespective of size and including minibuses, must adhere to the following police instructions:
PRE MATCH ROUTES APPROACHING THE EAST OF THE STADIUM
M74 Northbound: Exit the M74 at Junction 1A (Polmadie). Turn left onto Polmadie Road, turn right onto Calder Street, where your coach will be directed to park.
M74 Southbound: Exit the M74 at Junction 1A (Polmadie). Turn right onto Polmadie Road, turn right onto Calder Street, where your coach will be directed to park.
M80 Southbound: Exit towards M73 Junction 3 (Mollinsburn) and continue south. At Junction 1 join the M74 north and follow the above route.
M8 Eastbound: Continue on the M8 to Junction 8 (Baillieston) and join the M73 southbound. Thereafter take the offside lane to join the M74 and follow the above route.
A8 Westbound: Continue onto the M8 to Junction 8 (Baillieston) and join the M73 southbound. Thereafter take the offside lane to join the M74 and follow the above route.
[STRATHCLYDE POLICE UPDATE 12/4/2012] CELTIC supporters using private vehicles will have no designated car parking area.
POST MATCH ROUTES EXITING THE STADIUM
After the match, supporters’ coaches in Polmadie Street and coaches facing south in Aikenhead Road, should follow the reverse of the routes shown above.
Supporters’ coaches parked facing north in Aikenhead Road should continue north on Aikenhead Road, turn right into Cathcart Road, then turn right into Calidonia Road to the roundabout junction at The Boulevard, continue to the roundabout junction at New Rutherglen Road, turn right onto Polmadie Road and join M74 junction 1A.
Supporters using private vehicles should follow the reverse of the routes shown above.
HEARTS SUPPORTERS’ COACHES
The drivers of all Hearts supporters’ coaches, irrespective of size and including minibuses, must adhere to the following police instructions:
PRE MATCH ROUTES APPROACHING THE WEST OF THE STADIUM
M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at Junction 22 and join the M77. Leave the M77 at Junction 1 (Dumbreck Road), turn left onto Dumbreck Road and continue until the junction with Titwood Road. (LOW BRIDGE 13’ 9’’. High sided vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road, rejoin route) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Langside Monument). Take the 2nd exit continuing on Battlefield Road to the first traffic light junction and bear right remaining on Battlefield Road to the ‘T’ junction with Cathcart Road. Turn left onto Cathcart Road towards Queens Drive, where your coach will be directed to park.
M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.
M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 24, Helen Street, turn left onto Helen Street, continue to the roundabout and turn right onto Edmiston Drive at the next roundabout turn right onto Broomloan Road, continue through the junction onto Dumbreck Road and continue as above.
A77/M77 Northbound: Exit at Junction 1 (Dumbreck Road), turn right onto Dumbreck Road and continue as above.
HEARTS supporters using private vehicles will have limited facilities to park within the Queens Park Recreation Ground, Queens Drive, Glasgow (on payment of a small fee).
Follow the above coach routes as far as Titwood Road: Thereafter turn right onto Minard Road and onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (monument), turn left onto Langside Road, turn left at traffic lights and continue on Langside Road, turn right onto Queens Drive where you will be directed to park in Queens Park Recreation Ground.
POST MATCH ROUTES EXITING THE STADIUM
Langside Road: Continue to Langside Monument. Take 3rd exit onto Langside Avenue. Continue west on Langside Avenue through the junction with Pollokshaws Road onto Minard Road. Continue on Minard Road and turn left onto Titwood Road and follow reverse of inward route towards M77/M8 as appropriate. On Titwood Road consider reverse diversion route for high sided vehicles via Shawmoss Road and Haggs Road.
Queens Drive: Turn right onto Victoria Road, turn left onto Calder Street, and continue onto Nithsdale Drive. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Nithsdale Road. Continue to the ‘T’ junction at Dumbreck Road; thereafter follow the respective road signs for the M77 or M8 as appropriate.
Strathclyde Police would like to take this opportunity to wish you a safe and pleasant day at the National Stadium. We ask for your patience and co-operation by following the above routes, which may be subject to police control and have been specifically chosen with your safety in mind.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Strathclyde Police web site www.strathclyde.police.uk