WTT Feeder Manchester: Spectator information

Spectator information about the WTT Feeder Manchester – February 1-4, 2024.

The address is National Cycling Centre, Stuart Street, Manchester M11 4DQ.

Public transport: There is a direct tram service from Manchester Piccadilly Station to the venue – The service is from Metrolink Platform B, to Ashton-under-Lyne via Etihad Campus. Please alight at the ‘Velopark’ stop, which is around a 10-minute journey. The venue is then less than five minutes’ walk – follow signage or ask one of our volunteers who will be there to help you.

Car: Spectator parking is in the North Car Park, with additional overflow parking at The Etihad Campus, Gate 2 in the Blue Car Parks. Parking for disabled spectators on site is limited and for blue badge holders only.

Please be aware that Manchester City are playing at home at 7.30pm on Wednesday January 31. This will mean increased traffic near the velodrome and on public transport before kick-off and after the match.

Additionally, train strikes are planned for several days between Tuesday January 30 and Monday February 5. In particular, this affects Avanti West Coast services on Saturday February 3. Please check before travelling.

Once you completed your purchase on the Eventbrite website, you will have received digital tickets via email. On arrival at the venue, you will need to exchange these for wristbands. You can either print out the tickets or show them on your phone. The wristbands will enable you to come and go from the arena and the venue as you please during the session.

If you have requested carer tickets, these will need to be collected from the ticket desk in the venue foyer.

If you have courtside tickets on Finals Day, you still need to exchange your digital tickets for wristbands. You will be escorted to your seating after doing this. Please note that there is no accessible courtside seating – spectators with accessibility requirements will need to sit in the main seating area, which has appropriate provision and access.

Please be aware that bags may be subject to search.

The day-by-day schedule is as follows:
Thursday February 1 (qualifying): 10am-7.20pm
Friday February 2: 10am-7.20pm
Saturday February 3, session 1: 10am-2.30pm
Saturday February 3, session 2: 5pm-8pm
Sunday February 4, session 1: 10am-1pm
Sunday February 4, session 2: 4pm-6.20pm

Please note, schedule end times are approximate and subject to change, and session schedules are subject to change also. Doors will open 45 minutes before each session starts. The FanZone will open at the same time. Arena entry is 30 minutes before play.

If you have tickets for both sessions on Saturday or Sunday, you will need to leave the spectator seating area at the end of the first session. You will be able to remain within the public areas of the venue, or leave and return later.

The on-site café serves a range of hot and cold snacks and drinks. Please note, the venue is cashless and only card payments can be taken.

Don’t forget to visit our FanZone in the main atrium of the venue, where you will be able to play for free and take part in one of our challenges, including the speed gun challenge, or take on the table tennis robot. You can also enter our competition to win a meta quest Virtual Reality headset and game.

Our Official Equipment Supplier, Tees Sport/Butterfly, will have a trade stand near this area, selling a wide range of table tennis equipment and accessories.

You will be able to enter and leave the arena before and after games to enjoy some refreshments or take part in activities in the FanZone. Sessions on Thursday and Friday run throughout the whole day and where this is the case, spectators can arrive and leave whenever they wish.

This is live sporting event with lots of cameras. Therefore, you may appear on the live stream feed, or in photographs taken by our accredited photographers.

Live streaming and recording inside the arena is strictly prohibited and may result in being asked to leave the venue.

Photography is allowed for personal use only, but strictly no flash photography, please. There are no restrictions in the FanZone.

In addition to items which are prohibited by law at all sporting venues, please note that hanging or waving of flags is not permitted at this event.

Follow us on social media and don’t forget to post about your experience – tag us and use the hashtag #WTTFeederManchester

Please contact [email protected] for all general enquiries.