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The John Smiths Stadium has been a League ground for 28 seasons;
from July 1st, 1994 to the current day .

The John Smiths Stadium was the 182nd
ground to be used for a League game.

Current Capacity 24,500

Year opened 1994

GROUND HISTORY adapted from "The Ultimate Directory of English & Scottish Football League Grounds"

Constructed on the site of industrial wasteland, Huddersfield Town moved across the River Colne from Leeds Road in 1994. Upon opening, the award-winning stadium (it received the RIBA Building of the Year Award in 1995) consisted of a two tier 8,281 seat stand on the west side and a 7,329 seat stand on the east. Within months of the first game a 4,053 seat stand was opened at the south end and in 1996 the stadium was completed with the construction of an all seater stand at the north end. The main feature of the design is the near-elliptical planform of the stadium with each roof supported by a banana shaped truss.

The name of the ground was changed to The Galpharm Stadium and the capacity for the 2007/8 season was 24,500 and the pitch size 116 x 75 yards.


GROUND DETAILS adapted from "The Extreme Groundhoppers Guide"
Ground address: Galpharm Stadium, (New Leeds Road Stadium) Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PX
Main phone number: 0870 444 4677
Ticket office: 0870 444 4552
Ticket prices: Adults Ł29 (A Ł27) (B Ł25) (C Ł23) (D Ł21) OAP's/Students Ł19 (A Ł17) (B Ł15) (C Ł13) (D Ł12) Under 16's Ł12 (A Ł12) (B Ł10) (C Ł10) (D Ł8)
If driving to ground: North/East/West Leave the M62 at junction 25 and follow the A644 and A62 (Signposted Huddersfield). About 1m from the town centre, the stadium becomes visible. Turn either into Bradley Mills Road and then right into Kilner Road or take the following left into St Andrews Way and left into Stadium Way. South from M1 Leave the M1 at junction 38 and follow the A637, A642 to Huddersfield. At the ring road, follow signs for A62 Leeds. Turn right into St Andrews Road and left into Stadium Road, or next right into Bradley Mills Road and right into Kilner Road. From M62 Exit the M62 at junction 24 and follow the A628 to Huddersfield. As you approach the town, turn left onto the ring road. Exit the ring road onto the A62 Leeds Road. The ground is on the right hand side. There is a large sized car park located at the ground (Ł5) and a number of unofficial car parks nearby.
If using Public Transport: Train to Huddersfield then walk out on Northumberland Street and then walk across the junction into Leeds Road at the Geometers turn right down Gasworks Road then at the next junction walk straight on the ground is in front of you over the bridge.
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