Falmer Stadium, otherwise known as The Amex Stadium or the American Express Community Stadium is the current home stadium of Brighton football team. This football stadium, located in the village of Falmer, near Brighton and Hove, Sussex, serves as the home of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
Home of Brighton & Hove Albion FC Since 2011
The Amex has been the home of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. since July 2011. Built with the intention of giving Brighton the base they need to grow and develop up the leagues. An improved home for the Seagulls replacing Brighton’s former stadium, the Goldstone Ground, last played at 14 years earlier.
Amex Stadium Ticket categories
Have a look at the categories at the Amex stadium before buying tickets for a Brighton & Hove Albion match in the Premier League, FA Cup or League Cup.
The East Stand (including the Family Stand) is the largest stand, holding 13,654 fans
The West Stand is a three-tiered stand, which holds 11,833 fans, including 14 luxury boxes and the premium fans’ 1901 Club.
North Stand has 2,688 seats, while the South Stand is for visiting away supporters which contains 2,575 seats.
Amex stadium in numbers
At a cost of £93m the new American Express Community Stadium, has been well worth waiting for; adding a spectacular sight to the Sussex landscape. The Stadium will host Premier League football for the first time beginning in August 2017. Brighton & Hove Albion earned promotion from The Championship on 17 April 2017 after defeating Wigan 2-1 at their new home.
The Amex currently has a capacity of 30,750 spectators. The stadium was expanded to 27,250 by the start of the 2012–13 season, 27,750 by December 2012 and stood at 30,750 by the end of the 2012–13 season. Having enjoyed its largest attendance of 30,338, on 29th April 2017 against Bristol City.
Inauguration : July 2011
Cost : £93m
Capacity : 30,750
Pitch dimensions : 115 x 75 Yards
Pitch Type : Grass
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Getting to the Amex Stadium
Amex stadium is close to the A27 Brighton by-pass, linking it northbound to the A23 and M23 motorway towards London and southbound to the A270 and the city centre.
The stadium is served by Falmer railway station which is only a nine-minute journey from Brighton railway station and seven minutes from Lewes railway station. Trains from London serve both stations.
Amex stadium address and access
American Express Community Stadium
Brighton BN1 9BL
Amex Stadium is located a few miles from the city centre in Falmer and is well served via public transport with Falmer Station being a 5 minute walk from the Amex. From Brighton station the train takes less than 10 minutes and leaves regularly on match days.
Driving to the stadium from the centre of Brighton, it is a short journey using the A270, but this can be a busy route. Alternatively, if travelling in from the north of the city it is mostly a case of following the A27 to the stadium.
Park and Ride
Brighton operates three park and ride sites:
- Mill Road BN1 8ZF
- University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, BN2 4AT
- Brighton Racecourse BN2 9XZ
In order to go back to your accommodation after the match, buses run regularly back to the park & ride sites after the match.
Parking AROUND AMEX STADIUM IN BRIGHTON
Parking is available for those who book in advance. It is priced at £15 per car and your ticket can be sent to you by post if you book at least three working days in advance of the fixture. After this time parking tickets will only be available as a Print@Home voucher. If you purchase Print@Home parking you will be required to enter the registration number of the vehicle you will be using in the car park.
There are three car parks (A, B and C) available to home and away supporters nearby the stadium.
- Car Park A is at the stadium and requires a pre-booking via 0844 327 1901.
- You can find Car Park B using postcode: BN2 4PN
- You can find Car Park C using postcode: BN1 9RB
Public Transport is free for both home and away match ticket holders on match days. All you need is your match day ticket or season ticket, or proof of match day ticket purchase to use most services. A fantastic bonus, that you really won’t find at other clubs.
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