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Re: It's Time to Move to a New Stadium
Posted by: Hale shark
Date: 30/10/2017 09:06
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Timperley Shark
One hour and twenty minutes. Dreadful.
I took 2 first timers to the game on Friday. Given the traffic and awful service in the West stand, both said they would not come again. They wished we had stayed in the Brook and watched it on TV.

The service was as bad as the traffic. Staff are incapable of pulling 2 pints at the same time. And both steak pies were taken back. Burnt base, resembling a house brick. Exchanged for a different variety after the staff said they were all like that.

Agreed. I don't think the staff in the West Stand kiosk could have served slower if they had tried when I was queuing for a half time pint. Despite being fairly close to the front off the queue it took me nearly all of the break to get served. Around me in the queue there were plenty of comments about this.

Traffic was the worst we've ever had. Arriving at the ground at around 7.55 I breathed a sigh of relief, at least I'd made it, only to be greeted by a car park attendant telling me that I'd have to wait as he had no change...

In general terms the stadium experience is a bad one when purchasing food and drink, which is why I now bring my own! It makes me smile that for the LAST FIVE YEARS people have been bemoaning the standard of service AND STILL the stadium operators don't engage with the people who use the facilities to improve their service.

Timpers, which way do you go to the stadium. M60 or Warburton Bridge?

There are exceptional issues with the roads right now around the stadium, even in relation to the last five years. As much as it frustrates the hell out of me I still think we need to remain at the AJB. A lot of people are speculating on the success/failure of the new road infrastructure/bridge when they open. We need to judge our long-term position when they are fully operational. In all honesty, a new stadium is IMHO just a pipe dream that's easily 10 years away if not more.

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