Public park located just behind the Putney End of the stadium. The Fulham Foundation operate weekend coaching courses at this location and nearby Hurlingham Park throughout the year. For further information please contact The Foundation on 0870 442 5432. Calls will cost 7 pence per minute plus your telephone company's access charge.
The Park has a number of green meadows and boasts the capital's only urban beach and paddling pool. There are 3 play areas, an ornamental lake and a cafe.
You can learn more about the park by visiting the Friends of Bishops Park website.
Glass fronted matchday entrance for Corporate Hospitality guests. Located in the Johnny Haynes Stand on Stevenage Road.
Small area of seating located within the Cottage with views from the Players Tunnel corner out onto the pitch. This area is reserved for the use of players family and friends and tickets are not released for sale.
Name given to the seating area in the Putney End stand which is closest to the Cottage. The seating block locations are P1 & P2. This section is most commonly a Home or Neutral area of the stadium.
Entrance gates used on matchday by players & officials to gain access to the stadium which makes this a popular pre-match spot for autograph hunters. The Cottage Gates are located in front of the Cottage, with access from Stevenage Road. This area is not accessible to the public but supporters are free to wait & watch from behind the barriers as the teams arrive.
The designated Family Sections inside the stadium are located in Blocks A, AL, K & KL of the Johnny Haynes Stand. Specially priced Season Tickets and individual/family ticket offers for selected games are available for this section of the stadium. A variety of pre-match activities for Family Section ticket holders take place in the concourse, underneath Block KL.
The Green Pole is a roof supporting fixture that stands towards the rear of the Hammersmith End between Blocks H4 & H5. Particularly in the days when this area of the stadium was terracing, it was widely renowned as a meeting point and an area of the ground associated with supporters who began chants and songs on matchdays.
Johnny Haynes Stand
The Johnny Haynes Stand is a Home stand which runs the length of one touchline and backs onto Stevenage Road. The stand is now the oldest still in use in the Premier League. It was designed by the noted Scottish engineer Archibald Leitch and construction was completed in 1905. The structure is a Grade 2 listed building and is protected by English Heritage.
It houses the Ticket Office, Stadium Shop and the Café at the Cottage, which doubles as a Hospitality Lounge on matchday and is the main venue for post-match press conferences. The press and media room is located towards the centre of the stand with the Press Box located in the centre of the upper tier.
The upper tier has retained its original wooden seating and in recent years images of Johnny Haynes have been added to the interior screen end at either side of the stand. The lower paddock, which was originally a standing area, is now all-seated.
At the front of the stand Rows 1 – 3 are uncovered. The lower tier is then completed by 12 rows, listed Rows AA to JJ. The Upper Tier comprises of 18 rows, with Row A at the front and Row R at the rear.
Johnny Haynes Statue
Statue of our most famous player is located on Stevenage Road, just in front of the Haynes Place café in the Johnny Haynes Stand. A useful meeting place on matchdays.
The Hammersmith or ‘Hammy’ End is a Home Stand located behind the goal at the end of the stadium that lies geographically closest to Hammersmith. The area was previously a terraced standing area but was redeveloped in 2004 to bring it into line with modern Premier League requirements.
Front-to-back, the seating rows are labelled 2-6, then A back to XX. (56 rows in total) The numbered rows are uncovered.
The rear of the stand, particularly in the central blocks, is widely regarded as the most vocal section of the stadium.
Contemporary sports themed bar located underneath Z Block in the Riverside Stand. Matchday access is restricted to supporters with relevant Hospitality package tickets only.
The stadium pitch is a grass surface that currently measures 100 x 65 metres.
Located in the corner of the stadium between the Putney End & Johnny Haynes Stand. The entrance links the Cottage forecourt with the pitch and is used by both teams when they make their official pre-match entrance, approximately 5 mins prior to kick-off.
A stand behind the goal which is closest to Bishops Park and Putney which houses Home, Away and Neutral supporters. The stand was formerly an area of uncovered terracing but was redeveloped in 2004 and is now all seated, with almost all of the seats covered.
The front rows (A – E) are uncovered. Moving back into the stand the rows are then labelled to the back row, which is ZZ. These 52 rows all offer covered seating.
The layout of the seating deck varies from game-to-game, but generally Blocks P1 to P3 are used to house Home or Neutral supporters. The size of the official Away section changes depending on the number of travelling fans. It is normally housed between Blocks P4 – P7.
Press facility located in the central block of the Johnny Haynes Stand with access from the concourse.
This area is not open to the public.
A Home stand which runs the length of one touchline and backs onto the River Thames. The stand was developed in the late 1960s and now houses the Directors and main Corporate Hospitality areas. It features a number of restaurants and Corporate Lounges and is also home to McBride's Sports Bar.
Other features including the DJ Box and main television camera gantry and also located in this stand.
Rows 1 – 5 are in the Lower Section. The first row is unsuitable for children or smaller adults, due to the relatively low vantage point over the pitchside advertising hoardings.
Row A marks the start of the upper block and the back row is T or Y, dependant upon the Block.
River which flows directly past the stadium, by the Riverside Stand.
Access gate located on the Riverside Terrace which allows supporters to pass onto the concourse and access tunnel in the Putney End of the stadium. In order to ease congestion fter the full time whistle this gate is kept closed until the supporters in the Putney End have exited the stadium. This process normally takes between 7 – 10 mins.
Open air concourse located directly behind the Riverside Stand. This area is open on matchdays for Hospitality guests and supporters with a seat in the Riverside Stand. Commands wonderful views out onto the River Thames, which is located immediately behind the stadium.
On matchdays mobile catering units are located on the Terrace.
Big screens hang from the roof of the Putney and Hammersmith End stands. Displays match information, including the team line-ups, the score, match clock and details of any substitutions.
The main road that runs parallel with Bishops Park & the Johnny Haynes Stand. Access to the stadium through the Cottage Gates, & also access to the Café at the Cottage, Corporate Reception, Ticket Office, Stadium Shop, Press Area & Security entrance are all located on Stevenage Road.
Turnstile access to all areas of the stadium is also located on Stevenage Road.
Dugouts and specially marked area in which managers are allowed to view the game from the touchline. The Technical Area is located by the halfway line, in front of the Riverside Stand. The Home dugout is the one closest to the Putney End of the stadium. The dugout area also contains seating for the 4th Official. Our stadium announcer is usually located in and around this area during the Half Time interval.
Iconic building dating from 1905 which is located between the Putney End & Johnny Haynes Stands. In addition to some offices, the Cottage houses the players changing rooms, referees room & managers office.
This area of the stadium is not open to the public but can we visited by joining an official stadium tour.