Queen’s Park Rangers: Guide to away games at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium

Located in Shepherd’s Bush, in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium is home to the London football club, Queens Park Rangers, who currently reside in the English Championship. So, if you’re planning on heading to this 18,439 capacity stadium for a Championship away game, let’s take a look at some tips for away fans at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

History of Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium
After having their stadium at Park Royal seized by the army in 1915, QPR relocated to Loftus Road in 1917 – the stadium which is now named Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium. A new covered terrace for 6,000 supporters was built at the Loftus Road end in 1938, bringing the total ground capacity up to 30,000. Loftus Road became the first stadium in British professional football to install an Omniturf artificial pitch in 1981, which was used until 1988 when a natural grass pitch was reinstated.

The club granted the stadium’s naming rights to The Kiyan Prince Foundation, a charity organisation that was founded in memory of former QPR junior player Kiyan Prince, on June 7, 2019. As a result, the stadium was renamed the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium. The current capacity of the stadium is 18,439. Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium is the home location of four QPR teams: the first team, the women’s team, the under-23s, and the under-18s team.

Tips for your stadium visit
You can purchase tickets in advance online, through the phone, or at the box office. If you are an away fan, you will likely buy your away tickets from your club’s website. On the South Africa Road side of the stadium, there is a QPR club store for those looking to buy some club merchandise and souvenirs.

Disabled fans receive reduced admission, carers receive free tickets, and wheelchair users are accommodated with spaces for their wheelchairs in the stadium. If you’re travelling to the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium for an away game as an away fan, why not make it an overnight stay, and book into a hotel near Westfield Shopping Centre. Westfield London is located near the stadium, and this prime position situates you in a perfect spot to explore much of what London has to offer. Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium tours can also be booked online or at the box office on match days and non-match days.

Getting to the stadium
If you are travelling to the stadium by public transport, you have a couple of options available to you. You could take the Central Line to White City Station, or the Circle or Hammersmith & City lines to Wood Lane or Shepherd’s Bush Market stations. The 72, 95, 220, or 283 bus lines all stop near the stadium too.

Best time to arrive at the stadium
The stadium generally opens an hour and a half before kick-off time for fans and spectators with tickets to access the stadium and their seats. So, considering the majority of home games are played at 3:00 pm, fans can access the stadium from 1:30 pm. And there you have it – the ultimate guide to away games at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, complete with some top tips on how to make the most of your trip.

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