The Kia Oval

Gates open 2 hours before play starts.  

The first match of The Hundred 2022 at The Kia Oval sees the men's team take on London Spirit!

After that, your ticket gives you access to both the men’s and women’s matches on the same day, so make sure you get there for the first match!

Match day start times vary, so make sure you’ve looked at your ticket in the app to see what time the first match starts.  

Click here to read the Spectator Code of Conduct for The Kia Oval 

FOOD & DRINK  

There's a range of food and drink outlets within the ground to suit all tastes.

Restaurant options include:

  • Crispy duck
  • Pizza wall
  • Piglets Cart
  • Fish and chips
  • Olive Bros
  • Cheese on Toast
  • Kennington Tandoori
  • Sweet Sensations
  • Ice cream

A wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at stalls around the ground.

Please note that The Kia Oval is a cashless venue and only card payment will be taken. 

Fans are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic drinks into the ground, although food is permitted. No metal cutlery or glass will be allowed into the ground. 

There are a number of water fountains located around the ground where bottles can be filled up.

TRAVEL 

By Bike

There is limited bike parking for spectators outside the Hobbs Gate in the form of bike racks. This is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

By London Underground 

Vauxhall Underground station is on the Victoria line, with services every few minutes, and just six minutes walk from the JM Finn Stand End of the ground.  

Oval and Kennington Underground stations are both on the Northern line and just a few minutes from the Pavilion End of the ground.  

By National Rail 

The Kia Oval is located just a ten-minute walk from Vauxhall station, served by South Western Railway trains coming in and out of Waterloo.  

By Bus 

Route numbers 36, 185 and 436 stop outside the ground and the following buses stop within a five-minute walk of the Kia Oval: 3, 59, 109, 133, 159, 333.   

By Car 

No match-day parking is available at, or in the vicinity, of the ground and we advise all fans to use public transport.  

FACILITIES  

Accessibility 

To book a wheelchair or accessible ticket, please contact the venue directly on 0203 946 0100, Mon, Weds, Thurs & Fri 9am-5pm, Tues 10am-5pm.

Matchday Blue Badge Car Parking booking is open four weeks prior to a fixture. To book, please contact Theresa Peters on tpeters@surreycricket.com. If you are a Blue Badge holder in the London Borough of Lambeth, you are entitled to park free of charge on the side streets near The Kia Oval.

The following facilities are available for people with a visual impairment:

  • The public address system will give live scores and updates of key developments during the match.
  • Guide dogs are permitted within the ground. Should your dog require water, the staff at any food service outlet will be more than willing to help. We ask that any dog mess is tidied up immediately and deposited in the bins provided.
  • Should any assistance be required to reach your seat, or any facility, then please contact the nearest Steward who will make arrangements for assistance to be provided.
  • A number of key signs have been adapted to a raised print format.
  • Outside the ground all road crossings have textured paving compliant with current legislation.

The following facilities are available for people with a hearing impairment:

  • Induction loops have been installed in a number of the seating blocks in the ground. All receptions, ticket offices and a number of catering outlets also have this facility. Switching your hearing aid to M or T can access the system.
  • Hearing dogs are permitted within the ground. Should your dog require water, the staff at any food service outlet will be more than willing to help. We ask that any dog mess is tidied up immediately and deposited in the bins provided.

The Kia Oval has launched a non-visible disability wristband. This optional wristband enables fans with a non-visible disability to easily identify themselves to venue staff on a matchday should they need any assistance, without having to give an explanation or the nature of their disability. Staff can then support the individual in the appropriate way.

If you require a wristband, please collect one from the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion Reception at The Kia Oval or email accessibility@surreycricket.com and a wristband will be posted to you.

The following facilities are available for people with an ambulatory disability:

  • Match-day parking for Blue badge holders is available on or near The Kia Oval (depending on fixture type) and can be booked subject to availability four weeks prior to each fixture by contacting the venue’s Member and SupportR Services Team on 0203 946 0100 or by emailing accessibility@surreycricket.com
  • For Conference and Events for Blue badge holders please contact the Events Reception Team on 0207 820 5678
  • All entrances at The Kia Oval have dropped kerbs, in addition to accessible entrance gates.
  • Seating areas for the mobility impaired are in excess of the minimum requirements for sports stadiums and offer a multitude of views.
  • Should any assistance be required to reach your seat, or any facility, then please contact the nearest Steward who will make arrangements for assistance to be provided.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are available throughout the ground with the majority requiring a RADAR key. If you are not in possession of such a key then please contact the nearest Steward who will source one for you. Emergency cords are situated in all accessible toilets.
  • Catering facilities have been adapted to offer low level service points. Where these are not available, staff will be more than happy to source any product for you.

Additionally, please be assured by the following general accessibility options:

  • First Aid, medical & clinical waste facilities are available at either end of the ground for your use.
  • Less than 5% of internal areas are non-wheelchair friendly, and accessibility within the ground is good.
  • Accessible Taxis can be ordered from within the 1845 Stand or Pavilion Receptions.
  • The Kia Oval is happy to store wheelchair chargers on site for our regular visitors

Multi-faith Room

A Multi-faith Room is available on the ground floor at Bedser Entrance 32.

Shop 

Make sure you visit the on-site shops at The Kia Oval, which are in the Galadari Stand, Entrance 32, and Jardine Suite underneath the JM Finn Stand to get your Oval Invincibles kit. You can also get the kit online, here.  

Internet Access 

To access the Cloud please see the following steps below. 

  1. Check your WiFi is on 
  2. Select WiFi Zone - The Cloud from the available network list 
  3. Follow on screen instructions to register or log on