Ground Opens at 10:00, First Ball at 11:00, First Innings ends at 14:30, Second Innings starts at 15:15, Scheduled end of match at 18:45

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  • Buy your tickets with confidence – should there be less than 10 overs bowled in total, excluding reduced-overs results, ticket purchasers will receive an automatic ticket credit to their Kent Cricket Ticketing Account.
  • The County Ground, Beckenham is a cashless venue. The Kent Cricket Pop-Up Shop, ticket sales, and food & beverage payments at all outlets are conducted without cash during matches.

Before travel/arrival

  • How much are tickets?

    • Advanced Prices (available until 23:59 on 5 August)  
      • Adult
        • General Admission: £20
        • Main Stand: £25
      • Junior (5 – 15)
        • All tickets: £1

    Purchase your tickets here

    •  Match Day Prices:
      •  Adult
      • General Admission: £25
      • Main Stand: £30
      • Junior (5 – 15)
        • All tickets: £1
    • Pre-purchased general admission tickets can be upgraded to Main Stand tickets for £5pp on the day at the Box Office (subject to availability)
    • Re-admittance is permitted for this match
  • What do I need to do before I come to the match?

    • Non-members must print or download their matchday ticket
      • This is downloadable via the Club’s Ticket Portal here
    • Members & Six Pack Ticket Bundle holders can gain entry by scanning their valid 2023 Membership/Ticket Bundle Card at the gate
      • If you haven’t received your 2023 Card yet, please come to the box office on arrival
    • Be prepared for changeable British weather
    • Bring a payment device for cashless payments. The County Ground, Beckenham is a cashless venue
  • Do I have to print my ticket?

    • Match tickets and Memberships can either be downloaded directly into the wallet on your smart device, or the PDF e-ticket can be scanned directly at the gate from your device
    • Members & Six Pack Holders can gain entry by scanning their valid 2023 Card at the gate
  • What should I think about when I plan my journey to and from the ground?

    • Don’t miss a minute of play – give yourself plenty of time to arrive; gates will open at 10:00, one hour before the start of play
    • Please consider the environment when planning your travel to the ground.
    • The County Ground, Beckenham is located approximately seven miles from central London.Please see below details on train, bus and Park & Ride services for The County Ground:
      • By rail

      New Beckenham – 0.6 miles
      Beckenham Junction – 0.7 miles

      Plan your journey [via National Rail enquiries]

      • By bus

      The ground is serviced by local bus stops heading in & out of Beckenham (Hackington Crescent or Brackley Road), operated by Transport for London:

      Plan your journey [via TFL]

      TFL’s No. 54 bus runs along Southend Road from Woolwich via Catford & Lewisham. TFL’s No. 352 bus runs adjacent to the ground from Bromley.

      • By car

      Plan your journey [via]

      Ground Parking is available to pre-book now via the Kent Cricket website here

  • Is there any travel disruption?

    • Check your journey through London via TFL’s website here.
    • Latest traffic and travel updates via Club Partners, KMFM, is available here
    • Check the latest updates on Operation Brock, which affects the M20, here
  • Can I bring my own alcohol with me to the ground?

    • Yes – spectators are permitted to enter the ground with EITHER one bottle of wine OR four cans of beer/cider
  • Can I bring my own chair with me?

    • Yes, spectators are permitted to being their own chairs to this match
      • Please ensure that your seating position does not impact on the view of other spectators
  • What's the weather going to be like?

    • Buy your tickets with confidence – should there be less than 10 overs bowled in the match, ticket purchasers for that day’s play will receive an automatic ticket credit to their Kent Cricket Ticketing Account.
    • Follow Kent Cricket on Twitter to receive live updates on prospects of play should there be any delays.

    View Kent Cricket’s Wet Weather Policy

Getting to the ground

  • Where can I enter the ground?

    • The box office will be located at the main pedestrian entrance on Worsley Bridge Road.
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    • The Copers Cope gate will also be open for pedestrian entrance:
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    • Vehicle entrance will be at the Copers Cope end of Worsley Bridge Road.
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  • What time do gates open?

    • Gates open at 10:00, one hour before the scheduled start of play
  • Can I buy a ticket at the gate?

    • Yes – you can purchase a ticket for each day’s play via the Box Office at the Worsley Bridge Road Entrance
    • You can save money by purchasing your tickets before 23:59 the day before – click here to purchase
  • Where are the Members areas?

    • As well as access to the Grandstand seating, Members can enjoy a Members’ Bar in the Academy Building at The County Ground
      • This will be signposted
      • There is no longer a Members’ Bar inside the Pavilion as this is now part of the Players & Match Official Area (PMOA), where only accredited individuals are allowed to enter.
  • Is parking available for this match?

    • Parking inside The County Ground, Beckenham is offered on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to availability.
      • Ground parking can be purchased in advance here
        • Subject to availability, ground parking can be purchased on the day for £10 (by card) per vehicle.
    • Members with a valid Life Member Membership card can park free of charge at The County Ground, Beckenham
      • Please show your Life Member card at the parking gate
      • Not applicable for Life Member Friend Card
  • I have a Spitfire Ground Parking Pass, what should I do?

    • Please enter the ground via the parking gate at the Copers Cope end of Worsley Bridge Road, where a steward will direct you to your parking area at no further charge to your Parking Pass

Inside the ground

  • Are there any seating restrictions for this match?

    • There is no designated seating for this match
      • General Admission ticket holders and Six Pack Ticket Bundle Holders can sit in anywhere except the Grandstand and other Member areas at The County Ground, Beckenham
  • What activities are there for children?

    • We are delighted to have a host of complimentary activities for the family to enjoy:
      • Bouncy Castle
      •  Face-painter
      • Cricket Activities with our Community Cricket Team
      • Post-match autograph session with the Kent Spitfires
        • Your opportunity to collect autographs and selfies with the squad
  • Will the Kent Cricket Shop be open?

    • The Kent Cricket Shop will be providing a pop-up shop at Beckenham during this match, stocking the latest Kent Cricket x Castore playing shirts and training wear
  • Are printed scorecards available?

    • Yes – The Kent Cricket Pop-Up Shop and a stall by the Worsley Bridge Road entrance will be selling printed scorecards for £1 on every day of this fixture
  • Will I be able to use cash inside the ground?

    • No. All match day payments at The County Ground, Beckenham are now cashless. The Kent Cricket Pop-Up Shop, ticket sales, food and beverage payments at all outlets will now be conducted without cash
      • Spectators must use their credit/debit card, or smart device, for payment
  • Can I leave the ground and come back?

    • Yes, re-admittance is permitted for this fixture
  • Where am I allowed to smoke in the ground?

    • Smoking is not permitted in any of the seated or covered areas, including e-cigarettes
      • Spectators may smoke in designated areas as signposted
  • Can I bring my own food and drink?

    • Yes. For this fixture, four cans of beer/cider or one bottle of wine are also permitted into the ground
    • Food and beverage concessions will also be available inside the ground
  • Which food outlets are available?

    • Water stations for reusable bottles are situated inside the sports centre on the ground level and at either end of the building outside.
    • The Members Bar will be located on the first floor of the indoor sports centre
    • A range of food and drink concessions will be available inside the ground, including:
      • Wicked burgers
      • Wood fired pizza
      • Coffee and crepe
      • Ice cream van
  • Can I bring my dog?

    • Yes. For this fixture, dogs are permitted into the ground on a short lead
  • Am I allowed on the outfield during breaks?

    • Yes – at the discretion of the Ground Staff & the Club, spectators will be allowed on the outfield during the interval
      • Please listen out for pitch access announcements on the PA system
  • Can I get an autograph or a selfie with the players?

    • Yes, of course!
      • However, spectators are not permitted to enter the field of play or any prohibited areas at any time
      • A special autograph signing session will take place after each home One-Day Cup match

Matchday Hospitality