ADDRESSES & DIRECTIONS TO OPPOSITION CLUBS
Where Page number and square reference are given please refer to Philip’s Ordinance Survey Street Alas of Leicestershire & Rutland 2000 (ISBN 0-540-07855-7 – SPIRAL).
Ampthill & District Community Rugby Club
From M1 Take J11. Turn left onto A421. At next Traffic lights turn right (directions to Ridgemont Station). Go past the station to the top of the hill. Turn right onto A507 (direction to Millbrook, Ampthill & Flitwick)
Go through Millbrook and turn left onto B530. This is Woburn Street. Club is on the right.
Ashby(Page 69 F8)
Take A512 from Loughborough towards Ashby. Go over the A42 overhead Rbt and at the Rbt in front of the Industrial Estate Flagstaff 42 turn right up Nottingham Rd. (opposite direction to Asgby town centre). Go up th eroad past the houses on the left. Clubhouse and grounds are out of site behind the hedge on LHS. Entrance is not well signed!
Aylestone St James(Page 157 B8)
0116 241 9202
From Loughborough take A6 direction Leicester. Go through Birstall and turn left onto the A563 Leicester Ring Road (Watermead Way) Follow this road through the Traffic lights onto Troon Way. Travel over the next roundabout onto Thurmaston Lane then Hungarton Boulevard. Just past the Nuffield Hospital (on Right) turn right into Scraptoft Lane. Follow this road for 1mile and pass De Montfort Univ. Campus where the road turns into Covert Lane. Follow Covert lane for a half mile. Aylestone is second Clubhouse on left.
Take MI, M69, A46 to M40 J15.turn left towards London(S). Turn off at J11 and take A422 towards Banbury centre. At second Rbt turn left onto A4260 (Cherwell St). Clubhouse and grounds are on LHS at Bodicote.
Take M1 to J13. Take A421 dual carriageway towards Bedford. Where the dual carriageway ends turn left onto A428 signed for Bedford. At the ‘MFI’ Roundabout turn right into Norse Road. Cross 3 further Roundabouts then after 1/2m turn right into Wentworth Drive.
Belgrave(Page 128 F4)
From Loughborough take A6 to Leicester. Go through Birstall. Go under the A563 Ring Road and across the big roundabout following the A6 Abbey Lane. Clubhouse and Grounds are first turning on the right.
Milking Nook Drove
The Club is 2 miles East of Bourne just off the A151.Turn South into Milking Nook Drove. The Bourne RUFC Clubhouse is 100 yards on the left
Burton on Trent
Burton on Trent
The entrance is in Litchfield Street. This is in the centre of Burton, off the A5189 close by St. Peters Bridge (over the Trent). Best approached ex. Loughborough via M1/ A50/A38.
The Rugby Field
Tel 01246 232321.
From M1 J29 follow Chesterfield Town centre signs. Take A61 towards Sheffield. At Tesco Roundabout turn left. At next Roundabout turn left. Clubhouse and Ground are 400m on the right.
Coalville(Page 72 A2)
The Memorial Ground
From Loughborough take the Nanpantan Rd (B591) then Copt Oak Road to the Roundabout on the A511. Turn right here along the A511 (Shaw Lane). At the next roundabout turn right along the A511(Bardon Rd). At the next roundabout again go right along the A511 (Bardon Rd). At the next roundabout turn right along A511 (Stephenson Way). At the next roundabout turn right along Broom Leys Road. At the next (3 legged) junction turn left along Meadow Lane. Take second left into Hall Lane. Entrance to Clubhouse & Grounds is on the left, next to the Church.
Cosby RFC (Page 201 D3)
From M1 J21 (Fosse Park) follow directions to Blaby/Whetstone B4114 along Narborough Road (South). Pass Police HQ on left. Go on uner the M1 into Narborough (along King Edward Ave). At the Rbt turn right on Desford Rd. Bear right along Station Rd past the Railway Station (on left) through Littlethorpe onto Cosby Rd. Go into Cosby along Narborough Rd and turn right into Park Rd. Ground and Clubhouse are on the right.
From M1 take J25 A52 to Derby. At Pentagon Island take A61 (signed to Chesterfield) up Sir Frank Whittle Way. At the 3rd Roundabout turn left (Alfreton Rd). Haslams Lane is on the right after half a mile.
Hinckley(Page 198 B4)
From Loughborough take A6 direction Leicester then A46 direction M1. Leave A46 at last exit. Take the slip road off to the Roundabout on the B5380 (Ratby Lane) and turn right. Cross over the next roundabout following Ratby lane to its junction (filter lane to the right) with the A47 Hinckley Rd. Turn right along the A47. Follow the A47 through Earl Shilton. Beyond the village cross the mini roundabout (do not take the B581). At the next Roundabout (after c. 400m), turn left along the B4668 (Leicester Road). Club and grounds are 600m on the right.
Hallam Fields Road
From M1 J25 take A52 in the direction of Nottingham. At 2nd Roundabout turn left (A6007) and follow Ilkeston Road then Trowel Road, then Stapleford Road (all A6007) over the M1, under the railway then over the railway to its junction with A609. Turn left along Ilkeston Road. Go over the railway (again!) over the canal and the river. Just over the river turn left along Thurman Street which runs into Corporation Road. At the T junction turn left into Hallam Fields Road. Clubhouse and grounds are about 300m on the right.
Kettering Rugby Football Club
Take MI South to A14 Junction. Take A14 to J10, the A6 signed for Kettering/Bedford. Go towards Kettering, through the first set of lights. At the second set of lights,outside Wicksteed Park turn right into Windmill Avenue.Turn first left into Pipers Hill Road and then first left into Waverley Road
Leicester Forest(Page 152 D2)
Leicester Forest RUFC
From Loughborough take the A6 direction Leicester then A46 direction M1. Leave A46 at last exit. Take the slip road off to the Roundabout on the B5380 (Ratby Lane) and turn right. Cross over the next roundabout following Ratby Lane to its junction (filter lane to the right) with the A47 Hinckley Rd. Turn right along the A47. Go through Leicester Forest East. Club is about 400m past the village on the right.
Leicester Lions(Page 202 A4)
Leicester Lions RFC
From M1 J21 (Fosse Park), follow directions to Blaby/Whetstone B4114 (Narborough Road Sth). Pass Police HQ on left. At first Roundabout (big Pub on corner) turn left along B582 Enderby Road. At next Roundabout turn right onto A426 Blaby Bypass Go straight on at the next roundabout. At the second roundabout take the first exit sharp left up Lutterworth Road. Clubhouse & grounds are 200m ahead.
Lutterworth(Page 234 A3)
From M1 J20 take A4303 (Lutterworth Rd) direction Lutterworth. At the next roundabout, turn right along A426 (High St / Market St). Go through Lutterworth centre and about a mile beyond the edge of the village, past the soccer club on the left, take a left turn down Cauldwell Lane. At the T junction the Clubhouse and entrance to grounds are just on the left.
From Loughborough take the Mi north to J27. At J27 take 3rd exit signed A608 Mansfield. Travel c. 1/2m over two Roundabouts to traffic lights. Turn left onto A611 signed for Mansfield. Travel 6 – 7m to T-Junction at West Notts College. Turn left onto A60. At next lights turn right onto Berry Hill Lane. Travel to T-Junction at Oak tree Pub and turn right onto A617, Southwell Rd. Travel to next lights and turn left into Oak Tree Lane. Go down hill, over first Roundabout two Pedestrian crossings to the second set of lights. Turn right here into Eakring Road. There should be a sign to the Club at this point indicating 1/2m on the right.
Market Bosworth(Page 149 B3)
Market Bosworth RFC
From Loughborough take the Nanpantan Rd (B591) then Copt Oak Road to the Roundabout on the A511. Turn right here along the A511 (Shaw Lane). Turn left at the next Roundabout along the B585 (West Lane then Victoria Road. Follow this road to the T Junction and turn left along Station Rd (still the B585). After 600m the B585 forks to the right (along Wood Lane). Take Wood Lane to the next Junction and go straight ahead through Nailstone Village. Beyond the village at the crossroads turn left onto the A447 (Hinckley Rd). Take the A447 to Bull in the Oak. Turn right to Market Bosworth (‘The Park’). Cadeby Lane is on the left after the gates to the Country Park. Club and grounds are about 600m on the right.
Market Harborough (Page 250 F8)
Market Harborough RUFC (formerly Kibworth RUFC)
From Leicester take the A6 all the way to the roundabout on the edge of Market Harborough and take the A4304 (Rockingham Road) into the centre. From Market Harborough centre follow signs for Northampton A508. Clubhouse and grounds are about half a mile from the centre on the right.
From M1 Junction 20 take the A4304 (Lutterworth Rd) in the direction of Market Harborough and go to the centre of town. From the centre follow directions as above.
Mini/Junior Section – play at:-
Swarkestone Road (A514)
From Loughborough take M1 / A50. At the junction of the A50 and A514 turn right in the direction of Derby Centre along Swarkstone Road. The school is on the left before the junction of Station Road.
War Memorial Ground
From Loughborough take A60 direction of Nottingham. Go over the A52 Rbt and head into the centre. Go over the Trent Bridge and take a right turn (A6011) along Meadow lane then a right hand turn along A612 (Daleside Rd). Follow A612 through Colwick to the junction with A6211. Turn left up Shearing Hill.. Go through Gedling then turn right onto Mapperley Plains Rd. Ground and Clubhouse are on LHS.
Melton Mowbray(Page 82 E8)
King Edward VII School
From Loughborough take the A6 and turn off to Barrow. Go over the bridge and right at the roundabout then first left up Melton Road to the junction of B676 (Six Hills Lane) and A6006. Road Turn right along A6006 and follow the road through Asfordby into Melton centre. Go round the Inner Ring Road and follow directions for A606 (Oakham). Take A606 (Burton St / Burton Rd) over the railway Bridge and River and up the hill. King Edward VII School is half a mile up the hill from the bridge on the left. After the School sign take the second entrance to the school. Drive to the back of the car park. Clubhouse and grounds are downhill on the left.
Yardley Wood Road
From the M42 take J3taking the A435 north in the direction of Birmingham. Go over first Rbt at 1.5m. At second Rbt after 2.5m (Sainsbury’s at RBT) take 3rd exit signed to Warstock, Shirley & Solihull into Maypole Lane. Travel 1m and turn left opposite Peterbrook Primary School into Yardley Wood Road. Go straight across the next Rbt (3rd exit) pass Bus Garage on left, cross double mini Rbt complex and two Pedestrian crossings then turn immediately left onto Billesley Common.
The Rugby Ground
From Loughborough travel east to access A46 and travel North, direction of Newark. On approaching the town take the A46 bypass (town on RHS). At first Rbt. take first exit, left onto A6065. The ground is about half a mile ahead on the RHS.
Northampton Old Scouts
From M1 - exit at Junction 15 and head towards Northampton on A508 dual carriageway.Take left exit signposted to Northampton Town Centre and Bedford after crossing river Nene. The slip road takes you down to the Bedford Road roundabout, take 2nd exit into Rushmere Road and the club is situated approximately ¼ mile on left. From Bedford - enter roundabout as above from A428, take 3rd exit. From Wellingborough - enter roundabout from A45, take 4th exit
1 Holme Road
Tel : (0115) 907 0070
From Loughborough take A60 direction of Nottingham. Go over the A52 Rbt and head into the centre. On approaching the Trent Bridge take take a right hand turn along Ratcliffe Road, in front of the Cricket Ground. At the next junction Holme Road is straight ahead. Ground and Clubhouse are on the left hand side.
Off Eastborough Way
From Loughborough take M1 (South) to J21. At J21 take M69 direction Coventry. At M69 J1 take A5 (Watling St) direction of Nuneaton. Go straight across the next 3 roundabouts then turn left along A47 (Longshoot). At the next roundabout turn left along A4254 (Eastborough way). At the next roundabout turn right along Townsend drive and first right into Liberty Way. Clubhouse and grounds are just ahead.
Nuneaton Old Edwardians
From Loughborough take M1 (South) to J21. At J21 take M69 direction Coventry. At M69 J1 take A5 (Watling St) direction of Nuneaton. Go past the A47 (Longshoot Rd) junction and up to the A444 junction. Turn left towards Nuneaton centre for 2 miles. Clubhouse and grounds are on the RHS opposite the Anker pub.
Oadby Wyggs(Page 180 F4/F5)
From M1 J21 (Fosse Park) take A5460. Bear left and take A563 (Soar Valley way /Atlee Way / Asquith Way. Turn Right (filter lane) onto A5199 (directions to Wigston) This is Welford Road. Stay on Welford Road (on the way it’s also called Leicester Road). At the next Roundabout turn left onto B582 Oadby Road / Wigston Road. Clubhouse and grounds are 1500m on left.
Oakham(Page 137 E7)
Barleythorpe Road Oakham
From Loughborough take the A6 and turn off to Barrow. Go over the bridge and right at the roundabout then first left up Melton Road to the junction of B676 (Six Hills Lane) and A6006. Road Turn right along A6006 and follow the road through Asfordby into Melton centre. Go round the Inner Ring Road and follow directions for A606 (Oakham). Take A606 (Burton St / Burton Rd) over the railway Bridge and River and up the hill. Follow A606 through Langham towards Oakham. Go straight on at the Oakham bypass Roundabout following signs for Barleythorpe. The Showground will be seen on the left after c. 400m. Turn left immediately in front of The Rutland College. Clubhouse and grounds are ahead on the left.
The Recreation Ground
The Ron Rossin Ground
To avoid Nottingham. Take M1 to J27. Turn right along A608 (Mansfield Rd). At the third roundabout turn right along A611 (Annesley Rd). At the next roundabout take first exit B6011 then first right along Wighay Rd. Go through Linby and Papplewick to the junction of A6011 and A60 (Mansfield Rd) Turn right along A60. Go over the railway and turn first left along Burntstump Hill. Turn right directly in front of Seely Church School. Clubhouse and grounds are at the bottom of the (poorly metalled) lane on the left.
From Nottingham centre take the A60 (Mansfield Rd). At the Leapool roundabout take the A614 (Ollerton Rd). After 1 mile turn left along Burntstump Hill. Turn left immediately after Seely Church School. Follow directions as above.
Second Drove Ind. Est.
From Loughborough take the A6 to Leicester and from the ring road take the A47 towards the A1 or go to A1 via Melton Oakham & Stamford. From the A1 at Wansford approach Peterborough on the A47. At the first Rbt. after the A1 take the 3rd exit into Nene Parkway (A1260). At first Rbt take 1st exit onto Longthorpe Parkway. Go straight over next Rbt. onto Thorpe Rd. At the next Rbt. (A15) turn right onto Bishop Road. Follow this road onto Fengate. Turn right into Second Drove. Clubhouse and grounds are ahead on right hand side.
Webb Ellis Road
From J1 of the M6 head south on the A426 Leicester Rd/ Newbold Rd in the direction of Rugby own centre. When in the town centre take the A4071 Bilton Road. Webb Ellis Rd is 3rd on the right
South Leicester(Page 203 D8/E8)
South Leicester RFC
From M1 J21 (Fosse Park) take A5460. Bear left and take A563 (Soar Valley way /Atlee Way / Asquith Way. Turn Right (filter lane) onto A5199 (directions to Wigston) This is Welford Road. Stay on Welford Road (on the way it’s also called Leicester Road & Bull Head Street) until you arrive at a Roundabout by a Cemetery. At the Roundabout stay on Welford Rd over the RBT (pass the exit for Guthlaxon Way). The Clubhouse & grounds are 50m on the right.
Stamford(Page 143 B3)
From Loughborough take the A6 and turn off to Barrow. Go over the bridge and right at the roundabout then first left up Melton Road to the junction of B676 (Six Hills Lane) and A6006. Road Turn right along A6006 and follow the road through Asfordby into Melton centre. Go round the Inner Ring Road and follow directions for A606 (Oakham). Take A606 (Burton St / Burton Rd) over the railway Bridge and River and up the hill. Follow A606 through Langham towards Oakham. Go round Oakham on the bypass and follow the A606 (now Stamford Road) in the direction of Stamford. Cross over the A1 and after about 800m turn right into Hambleton Road immediately in front of the Danish Invader Pub. The ground is just ahead on the left. The car park is tiny so park anywhere you can as soon as you turn off the main road.
Syston(Page 103 E5)
From Loughborough take A6 direction Leicester then A46 (direction Lincoln). Turn left at the next Roundabout (still A46). Take first left slip road and from the roundabout at the top of the slip road turn right along A607 Syston Road. Go under the A46 and straight on at the next roundabout. At the next roundabout take the second exit into Queniborough (Rearsby Road).
Greens Norton Road
From Loughborough take the M1 to J15A (Rothersthorpe Services). Leave the M1 at Junction 15A and take the A43 towards Oxford. Follow for approx 6 miles to the Towcester roundabout, where the A5 crosses the A43 (Wayside VW Roundabout). Take the third exit signed Greens Norton. The club is 300m on the right.
Vipers(Page 202 A6)
Blaby By Pass
From M1 J21 (Fosse Park) follow directions to Blaby/Whetstone B4114 along Narborough Road (South). Pass Police HQ on left. At first Roundabout (big Pub on far corner) turn left along B582 Enderby Road. At next major Roundabout turn right onto A426 Blaby Bypass. Clubhouse & grounds are 600m on the left.