Annual Open Day - Sunday 17 july 11am - 4pm. Meet the players / Local Exhibitors / Food Drink & Games / Free Entry & Parking


Colchester United's popular Summer Open Day returns for 2022 for a day of fun and football at the Jobserve Community Stadium

taking place on Sunday 17th July, the U's first team squad and mangerial team will be in attendance, hosting a training session on the pitch and then signing autographs and posing for photos. The U's chairman Robbie Cowling will also be on hand to answer all your Us related questions.

As well as the football, you find local exhibitors, stall holders, and refreshments providing a fun, inclusive atmosphere and a day out that can be enjoyed by all the family.

The Open Day will begin at 11am, and will run until 4pm.


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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for visually impaired


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions


Road Directions

.The U's stadium is located on the north of the town, near to Colchester Business Park, and is now easily accessible from the town via the Northern Approach Road and Via Urbis Romanae.

To access the stadium, you can also make use of the A12 Junction 28. Parking at the stadium is just a click away, book HERE.

A12 - JUNCTION 28 The stadium is adjacent to the main A12 trunk road that serves East Anglia.

From the south (Ipswich bound carriageway) To access the stadium from the south, turn off at Junction 28, turning right at the first roundabout. Go across the bridge and then go straight over the second roundabout, before turning right into United Way from the third roundabout. You are now at the stadium.

From the north (London bound carriageway) To access the stadium from the north, turn off at Junction 28, turning left at the first roundabout. Turn right into United Way from the second roundabout. You are now at the stadium.

The postcode of the stadium is CO4 5UP, but you may find that your sat nav system does not acknowledge this postcode if it was bought before 2008.

It is recommended to use CO4 5JS, which is the nearby Rapid Electronics factory.

ALTERNATIVE ACCESS Alternatively, you can come off the A12 at the next junction and take a left onto the A1232. When at the top of this road, bear right back over the A12 towards the traffic lights with the BMW Garage on your left.

Go straight over and up Ipswich Road. At the next set of traffic lights, turn right onto Severalls Lane (signposted just previously for Colchester Cattle Market). Follow this road to its conclusion, where you will pick up signs for the stadium.

Please note that if you are travelling to the stadium for a first team match, then travel restrictions apply around the stadium on a matchday.

Matchday parking is limited to 667 vehicles, but permits can be bought from £6 per vehicle from the club's Ticket Office on 0845 437 9089 or online at For full travel details, please visit:  


Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Colchester North station is 2 miles away.

Bus Number 2,8,61 or 65 will take you within walking distance from the stadium. For full bus details please visit

Colchester United Open Day

Type:Sporting Event

JobServe Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5UP

Opening Times

Season (17 July 2022)
Sunday11:00 - 16:00