Victoria Park (capacity 7,865)
Victoria Park has been home to Hartlepool United since they were founded in 1908. The record attendance is 17,264 in 1957 for an FA Cup 3rd round tie against Manchester United, who were managed by Sir Matt Busby. In 1967, Victoria Park became the only football league stadium not to have floodlights installed.
The Cyril Knowles Stand is named after their former manager, and is a modern all seater stand. The most vocal area of the stadium is the Town End Terrace behind one of the goals. The Neale Cooper Stand, an all seater stand with a terraced paddock, was named after their former manager following his tragic death in 2018.
Away fans visiting Victoria Terrace are located in the Rink End, with a maximum allocation of 1,000.
There are some car parking spaces at the stadium for away fans but these are limited and have to be booked in advance. There is also a matchday car park near the stadium, but not much street parking as there is a residents only parking scheme in operation.
We’ve compiled a list of car parks, below, near to Victoria Park for hassle free parking while you’re at the match.
|Car Park||Sat Nav||Cost||Distance to Ground||Description|
|Victoria Park||TS24 8BZ||£5||0.1km||There is limited parking reserved for away fans at the stadium itself, but these need to be booked in advance with the club. To do this, call 01429 272 584 and choose option 9.|
|Mill House Pub Matchday Car Park||TS24 8AP||£3||0.6km||The Mill House Pub have a matchday car park which is a very short walk to the stadium, but it’s first come first served so arrive early to avoid disappointment.|
|Raby Road (Street Parking)||TS24 8AH||Free||1.0km||Raby Road is an option for away fans, as it is within walking distance of the stadium. Parking is unattended so its at your own risk.|
The nearest train station to Victoria Park is Hartlepool Railway Station, which is just over half a mile away from the stadium, and should take no longer than 5-10 minutes to walk.
Just turn right out of the station and follow it round to Church street, and take another right. Continue on to Clarence Road and follow it past two mini roundabouts, and you will then see the stadium approaching on your left.
Find train times and book your tickets for the best available prices by clicking through to the trainline website below:
There are a number of away friendly pubs near Victoria Park, all of which cater to different needs. Please note, however, that some bars require club colours to be covered and some do not allow children.
However, rather than take our word for it, we want to give you the view from other away fans who have visited Victoria Park.
Over the coming months we will be building up fans reviews of the best places to drink on an away trip to Hartlepool United, and you’ll be able to find them here.
In the meantime, we’ve included a map below with all the best away pubs highlighted for you.
See what other away fans think of Hartlepool United’s Victoria Park in our ‘Away Day Reviews’.
If you’ve already been, then you can share your experience with us by writing your own review.
See how Hartlepool United perform in our away day rankings, where away fans rate the pie, pint, cuppa and away day overall.
Check out our photo gallery where you can view other away fans’ photos. You can also share your own experience by uploading your own!