Opened in 1994, Huddersfield Town’s Galpharm Stadium is all-seater, with a capacity of 24,500.
There are four stands. The Direct Golf UK Stand is two-tiered, with a row of executive boxes running between the tiers. The Antich Stand, opposite, is a large, single-tiered stand seating over 7,000. The Pink Link South Stand is usually allocated to away fans and seats 4,054.
This is built into natural banking and is the most basic of the stands. The Fantastic Media North stand is the tallest stand with two tiers, 16 hospitality boxes and a viewing room for players’ guests. The lower tier consists of temporary seating that can be removed for events such as concerts.
How to get to the Galpharm Stadium
For satnav purposes, the postcode of the Galpharm Stadium is HD1 6PX.
Drivers arriving from the North should exit the M62 at junction 25, following signage for Huddersfield town centre (A62). The stadium is well signposted thereafter.
From the South, leave the M1 at junction 38 taking the A637 towards and then the A642 into Huddersfield. On approaching the town centre, stay in the right hand lane, turning right at the island onto the A62 Leeds Road. The stadium is a short distance on the right.
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Huddersfield railway station is approximately half a mile from the Galpharm Stadium. On exiting the station, turn down past the George Hotel and go straight on at the crossroads into Northumberland Street. Cross the ring road into Leeds Road and turn right into Gasworks Street. The ground is straight on at the crossroads. Alternatively, buses and taxis are available directly outside the station. Click here to check the current train timetables
The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford at a distance of just over 15 miles. There are regular rail connections from the airport to Huddersfield, with a journey time of about 90 minutes. Click here to check the current flight times
There are several taxi companies in Huddersfield that can take you to and from the Galpharm. You can always prebook a private hire taxi, or hail a black cab on any highway.
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Where to Park?
There is a large car park located at the Galpharm Stadium, along with several unofficial car parks nearby.
Away Friendly Pubs near the Galpharm Stadium
The Head of Steam pub at the railway station has been recommended by several visiting fans for its welcome, beer and food. The Gas Club on Gasworks Street has also been the subject of favourable reports, with parking also available in a patrolled car park.
The Rope Walk pub, behind the North Stand, also appears okay, whilst there are also bars at the rear of the away end of the ground.
Hotels near the Galpharm Stadium
Holiday Inn Leeds Brighouse, Clifton Village, Brighouse HD6 4HW is a modern hotel, easily accessible from junction 25 of the M62 and within 3½ miles of the Galpharm Stadium. Guest reviews suggest that rooms are of an excellent standard, with air-conditioning and a wide range of facilities.
Days Inn Hotel Bradford (Leeds), Clifton, Leeds HD6 4JX is handy for Leeds Bradford airport and the M62, but only 4 miles from the Huddersfield ground. This value-for-money hotel is has well-equipped rooms and is adjacent to a Welcome Break service area.
What have other Away Fans said about their trip to the Galpharm Stadium?
The majority of away fans appear to have enjoyed their trip to the Galpharm Stadium, reporting the stadium and general setup to be quite impressive. The facilities in the away stand and the view of the playing action are both reportedly good.
The range of food on offer is limited to pies only, though these appear to be of good quality and reasonably priced. The bar at the rear of the away stand which remains open until after half-time has proved popular with many visitors.