Barry Town United
Jenner Park Stadium
2,200 (All Seated)
Address: Barry Road, Barry, CF62 9BG
Telephone: 07557 665 847
Pitch Type: Artificial 3G
Club Nickname: Town, Linnets or Dragons
Year Ground Opened: 1913
Home Kit: Yellow and Blue
Although Jenner Park Stadium was first opened in 1913, the present ground is fairly modern with two stands being built in the 1990's. Primarily an athletics stadium it has a running track surrounding the pitch area. On one side is the Grandstand, which is a covered seated stand. This stand has an unusual looking roof that contains a number of semi-circular arches. The roof is situated quite high above the spectator area and has a large transparent windshield to one side, on the sea facing side. The dugouts (which are small movable ones) are placed on the running track in front of this stand. On the other side of the stadium is the smaller East Stand, which although basic in design, is a tidy looking all seated covered stand. Like the Grandstand it runs for more or less the full length of the pitch and being cantilevered is free of any supporting pillars. Both ends are unused for spectators as such, with the Gladstone Road End just having a small walkway around the running track perimeter. Opposite at the Barry Road End there is the Social Club which has an elevated position above the ground. The Stadium has four very tall modern looking floodlights.
Although the stands have no obstructing pillars you are still quite well set back from the playing action due to the surrounding athletics track. Generally, the facilities are fine and the Social Club is popular with visiting fans.Normally fans are not segregated for matches but if this needed to be put in place then the East Stand on one side could be allocated to away supporters.
There is a Social Club at the ground which welcomes visiting supporters.Otherwise, there is the Witchell Hotel on Barry Road which has a public bar. It is about a five minute walk away going down Barry Road. A little further away (about a 10-15 minute walk) and in the opposite direction on Tynewydd Road (going up Barry Road and turning left at the mini roundabout) is the Tynewydd inn which is a Brains pub. If arriving at Barry Railway Station then close by on St Nicholas Road is the Barry West End Club, which is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide, as well as a Wetherspoons pub called the Sir Samuel Romilly on Broad Street.
Leave the M4 at Junction 33 and take the A4232 towards Cardiff (West) and Barry. After three and a half miles leave the A4232 and take the A4050 towards Barry. After five miles you will pass Brynhill Golf Club on your right and at the next roundabout take the first exit (still the A4050) towards Barry and Barry Hospital. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Barry Road (signposted Town Centre) and after going straight across at the next roundabout you will reach Jenner Park on your right.
There is no parking for visiting supporters at the stadium, but there is plenty of street parking available in the local area.
The closest railway station is probably Cadoxton which is just under a mile or a twenty minute walk from Jenner Park. Barry Docks Station is a similar distance but is the next stop on the line. Barry Railway Station is one and a half miles away. These stations are served by Cardiff Central and Bridgend.
As you come out of Cadoxton station proceed through the car park and up the station approach road. At the top turn left onto Vere Street which bends sharply to the left and then proceed down the hill. At the bottom of Vere Street there is a roundabout where you turn right onto Gladstone Street. Continue straight along Gladstone Street for a half a mile and after the next roundabout, you will reach Jenner Park on the right.
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Accompanied Child £3
Concessions apply to Senior Citizens and Students.
Official Matchday Programme £1.50.
Barry Town United FC fixture list (takes you to the BBC Sports Website).
2017/2018: 530 (Welsh Premier League)
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Official website: www.barrytown.co.uk
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Wales C v England C
Tuesday 20th March 2018, 7.30pm
John Hague (Wales)