Southern Counties East Football League Grounds – 2016/17

AFC Croydon Athletic
Mayfield Stadium,off Mayfield Road,Thornton Heath,CR7 6DN
When travelling by car from the M25, leave at junction 7 signposted for Croydon and join the A23 northbound. Follow the road for about 8 miles through Coulsdon, Purley Cross and past the old Croydon Airport. Stay on the A23 until you reach a roundabout (Lombard Roundabout). You will pass the Mitcham Road Cemetery on the left hand side and then take the third turning on the left, Silverleigh Road. Keep to the left onto Trafford Road which becomes Mayfield Road after about 100 yards.If coming from the north then follow the A23 through Streatham and Norbury until you reach the roundabout (Thornton Heath Pond). Keep on the A23 and take the first turning on the right which is Silverleigh Road. Continue as above.
Ashford United
Homelands Stadium, Ashford Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent TN26 1NJ
Station: Ashford International 3¼m. Stagecoach East Kent bus 2A from Ashford (Ashford International station) to Kingsnorth (Crossroads, by cricket ground); hourly, takes 14 mins. Then continue south along Ashford Road into open country, and entrance to ground is on left (12 mins).
Bearsted
Honey Lane, Otham, Maidstone, Kent ME15 8RG
Station: Maidstone East 3¾m. Arriva Kent and Surrey bus 13 from Maidstone (High Street, 7 mins walk from Maidstone East Station) to Otham (White Horse Lane at Honey Lane); infrequent, there are journeys from Maidstone at 1250 and 1410, takes 14 mins. Then up Honey Lane and ground is on right (5 mins). There is no bus back to Maidstone after the match; instead, continue east along Honey Lane, right to stay in Honey Lane and continue into New Road, right into Sutton Road, and use stop on opposite side of road (16 mins). From here there is Arriva Kent and Surrey bus 12 to Maidstone at 1708 and 1814, takes 18 mins.
Canterbury City 
Homelands Stadium, Ashford Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent TN26 1NJ
Station: Ashford International 3¼m. Stagecoach East Kent bus 2A from Ashford (Ashford International station) to Kingsnorth (Crossroads, by cricket ground); hourly, takes 14 mins. Then continue south along Ashford Road into open country, and entrance to ground is on left (12 mins).
Corinthian
Gay Dawn Farm, Pennis Lane, Longfield, Kent DA3 8LY
Station: Longfield 1½m. Right out of station and at once bear right into footpath alongside railway, and at end right into Ash Road, then up hill, right into Castle Hill, left into Valley Road, out of town and then left into Pennis Lane and ground is on left. There is no bus service to the ground.
Cray Valley (Paper Mills)
Badgers Sports Ground, Middle Park Avenue, London SE9 5HT
Station: Mottingham 1m. Out of station and left into Court Road, soon left into Middle Park Avenue, and ground is on left just after turning for Eltham Palace Road.
Crowborough Athletic
Crowborough Community Stadium, Aldervale Cottages, Crowborough, Sussex TN6 3BT
Station: Crowborough 1¼m. Out of station and right into Crowborough Hill, then right into Western Road, right to remain in Western Road and cross railway lines, left into Walshes Road and into town, right into Fermor Road, left into Aldervale Cottages, and entrance to ground is on right. Or Arriva Kent and Surrey bus 228 from Crowborough (Station) passes ground on left; hourly, takes 6 mins. There is no bus back to the station after the match.
Croydon
Croydon Arena, Albert Road, London SE25 4QL
Station: Arena (Croydon Tramlink) ¼m. Leave station on north (Beckenham bound) side, up track and ground is on right.
Deal Town
Charles Sports Ground, St Leonard’s Road, Deal, Kent CT14 9BE
Station: Deal ¾m. Out of station and up Queen Street, then right into London Road and over bridge, straight on into St Leonard’s Road where London Road bears right, and entrance to ground is on left.
Erith and Belvedere
Park View Road, Welling, Kent DA16 1SY
Station: Welling 1m. Up Station Approach then left into Central Avenue, left into Bellegrove Avenue which becomes Welling High Street and then Park View Road, and ground is on right.
Erith Town
Badgers Sports Ground, Middle Park Avenue, London SE9 5HT
Station: Mottingham 1m. Out of station and left into Court Road, soon left into Middle Park Avenue, and ground is on left just after turning for Eltham Palace Road.
Fisher
St Paul’s Sports Ground, Salter Road, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5EF
Hollands and Blair

Star Meadow Sports Ground, Darland Avenue, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3AP
Station: Chatham 2¼m. Arriva Kent and Surrey bus 132 from Chatham (Bus Station, 7 mins walk from station) to Gillingham (Sovereign Boulevard at Barnsole Road); five times per hour, takes 10 mins. Then continue east along Sovereign Boulevard, right into Darland Avenue, and ground is on left (7 mins).
Lordswood
Martin Grove, North Dane Way, Chatham, Kent ME5 8YE
Station: Chatham 3¾m. Arriva Kent and Surrey bus 166 from Chatham (Bus Station, 7 mins walk from station) to Chatham (Clandon Road at Abinger Drive); five times per hour, takes 26 mins. Then return to junction and right into Albemarle Road, left into North Dane Way and entrance to ground is on right; ground is behind cricket ground (8 mins). Bus back into Chatham is from same stop.
Rochester United
Rede Court Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent ME2 3TU
From London A2/M2 junction follow the A2 signpost to Rochester/Strood at roundabout go straight on until you come to set of traffic lights at the lights take left fork into Rede Court Road. entrance to ground is 30mtrs from lights on your left
Sevenoaks Town
Greatness Park, Mill Lane, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 5BX
Station: Bat and Ball ½m. Right out of station into Bat and Ball Road, left into Otford Road, left into Seal Road, left into Mill Lane and entrance to ground is on right.
Sheppey United
Holm Park, St Peter’s Close, Halfway, Sheerness, Kent ME12 3DB
Station: Queenborough 1m. Out of station and left into Main Road, continue over railway bridge and beyond A249 then left into Queenborough Road, left into St Peter’s Close and ground is on left.
Tunbridge Wells
Culverden Stadium, Culverden Down, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9SG
Station: Tunbridge Wells 1½m. Arriva Kent and Surrey buses 7/77/402 from Royal Tunbridge Wells (Station) to Royal Tunbridge Wells (St John’s Road at Culverden Down); six times per hour, takes 6 mins. Then up Culverden Down, and after the turning for Reynolds Lane, the turning for the ground is the third track on the right, and ground is at end (8 mins).
Whitstable Town
The Belmont, Belmont Road, Whitstable, Kent CT5 1QP
Station: Whitstable ½m. Leave station on south (London bound) side, then right into Old Bridge Road, right at roundabout into Belmont Road, and ground is up track on left at far end of cricket ground.

Directions courtesy of Andy of Kent’s excellent website