Stadium address: Madejski Stadium, Junction 11, M4, Reading, RG2 0FL
Ground Capacity: 24,161 (all seated) - 2,327 normal visiting supporters allocation.
The West Stand is the main stand at the stadium and is at the side of the pitch behind the home & away dugouts. The stand include hospitality entrances, Conference Centre, administration offices, Megastore, main ticket office, players entrance and concourse bars. Seating at Ground and Upper Levels. Entry at Turnstile Gates 1-4.
The Eamonn Dolan Stand is behind the goal and includes the matchday shirt printing office and concourse bars. It is also home to our family area. Entry at Turnstile Gates 5 & 6. The Fun Zone is also situated directly behind the Eamonn Dolan Stand which provides plenty of pre-match entertainment for our young supporters.
The East Stand is at the side of the pitch opposite the dug outs and is where a lot of the atmosphere is created on a matchday. The stand also includes entrance to the Jazz Café, East Stand Ticket Office (matchday’s only) & concourse bars. Entry at Turnstile Gates 7 & 8.
The South Stand Gate 10 is for Club 1871, a supporter-led section of the stadium which aims 'to add another focus to improve the atmosphere and get fully behind the team, by using both old and new Reading chants to make home games feel like the best away games.' All supporters in this area must be Members or Season Ticket holders.
South Stand Gate 9 is used by our visiting supporters.
Visiting Supporters are encouraged to visit the following link for our visiting supporters guide by clicking here.
Disabled Supporters Information
A total of 73 wheelchairs spaces are available in all stands. Entry is at ground level and the places are set well back from the pitch, offering excellent viewing and weather protection.
The Club has 12 fixed positions in the south west corner for visually impaired supporters, each with an assistant/carer if required. Match commentary is provided by Hospital Radio.
For more information on our disabled facilities please click here.
We offer great rates in Blocks B16, B17 & B18 of the Eamonn Dolan Stand to encourage more families and youngsters to experience a matchday at the Madejski Stadium! These rates are available as long as there is at least one child ticket purchased in the transaction. This is applicable for Season Tickets and individual match tickets.
Family prices are only available in these blocks. However we try and encourage a family atmosphere in all areas of the stadium with the West and Eamonn Dolan Stands being most suitable.
For more information for families visiting Reading Football Club, please click here.
The seated bowl, concourses, staircases, toilets and hospitality areas are all smoke free, and there are designated smoking areas as follows:
West & North Stand - Smokers are permitted to leave by way of reversible turnstiles at Gates 1-6, five minutes prior to half time. A steward will issue a pass-out ticket stating the gate number and date. Spectators will be able to return through the correct turnstile by giving up the voucher to the turnstile operator. The turnstiles will be closed five minutes after the start of the second half. No further re-admission will be permitted.
East Stand - Smokers are permitted to smoke outside Gates 7 and 8, within the secured compound, at a period of time after kick off as determined by the Safety Officer. This would normally be about 15 minutes after kick off.
South Stand - Visiting Supporters are permitted to smoke outside gate 9, within a secured compound. Gates will be opened 5 minutes prior to half time and closed again 5 minutes after the start of the second half. No further re-admission will be permitted.
Hospitality guests - Outside main reception.