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The Swansea Fringe Festival 2021
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Getting Here

Getting here by Car
Please follow the concert signage to Singleton Park, Swansea and follow the appropriate event car parks signs.

From the M4 (Cardiff)
Exit the M4 at J42 and follow the A483 to Swansea. Follow the signs for Singleton Hospital on the A4067. Singleton Park is located to the right approximately 500m after St Helens Rugby Ground.

From the M4 (Carmarthen)
Exit the M4 at J47 and follow the signs for Swansea on the A483. Following the signs for Singleton Hospital, after approximately 2.5 miles turn right at major set of lights following the signs for Gower (there is a public house on the right hand side – The Marquis Arms). Follow the A4216 and turn right at the 2nd mini roundabout. Continue following the signs for Singleton Hospital and then signs for the event car parks.

Road Closures

In order to safely facilitate the event a number of road closures, traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in place in the area:

  • Brynmill Lane (Between Oystermouth Rd and Bryn Rd Roundabout) Saturday 14th August 15:00hrs – 01:00hrs *
  • Brynmill Lane (Between Oystermouth Rd and Bryn Rd Roundabout) Sunday 15th August 12:00hrs – 01:00hrs* 
  • Mumbles Road (Between Sketty Lane and Gorse Lane) Saturday 14th August 22:00hrs – 23:30hrs*
  • Mumbles Road (Between Sketty Lane and Gorse Lane) Sunday 15th August 22:00hrs – 23:30hrs*

*N.B. These are approximate timings.

For safety, security and to aid traffic movement in the area we are required to keep some roads free of parked vehicles and therefore there will be parking restrictions and a vehicle tow-away operation taking place on these roads.

  • De La Beche Road For its entire length. Both sides of the carriageway: 09:00hrs Saturday 14th August – 02:00hrs Monday 16th August
  • Gower Road From its junction with Eversley Road and De La Beche Road. Both sides of the carriageway: 09:00hrs Saturday 14th August – 02:00hrs Monday 16th August

Please note

  • Diversion signs will be set up to assist traffic flows in the area but it is expected to be very busy, particularly at the times when the concerts end.
  • Access to all areas will be maintained for the emergency services at all times.
  • Council Parking Enforcement Officers will be operating in the area over the event weekend to monitor indiscriminate or illegal car parking in order to help minimise disruption for residents.

Event Car Parks

Car parks will open from:

  • The Foals Saturday 14th August 3pm
  • Olly Murs Sunday 15th August 11am

Please note that there is no overnight parking available in any event car park. Event car parks are for event ticket holders only. Car parks are pay on arrival.

The Recreation Ground (Yellow Car Park)

  • Cost per vehicle – £10
  • Postcode – SA2 0AU
  • Walking distance to arena – 850m
  • Car Park surface – Gravel and Grass

Bishop Gore School  (Blue Car Park)

  • Cost per vehicle – £10
  • Postcode – SA2 9AP
  • Walking distance to arena – 700m
  • Car Park surface – Grass

Park & Ride

There are no park and ride sites in operation for this event.

 

Getting there by bus

Free bus travel for everyone in Swansea!

Everyone can travel for free by bus around Swansea throughout the summer months. Swansea Council is funding the initiative to support families and boost retail, leisure and tourism as Swansea emerges from lockdown.

It will also help reduce emissions and congestion by encouraging people onto buses rather than using their car every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found on www.swansea.gov.uk/freebuses

Buses operate from Swansea City Centre and various other locations to Singleton Park. Bus stops are located near both the Gower Road, Sketty Lane and Oystermouth Road entrances to Singleton Park.

Please check with your bus operator for bus timetable details after the concert as road closures may affect collection/pick up bus stop points.

Concert goers should be mindful of the timing of the concert and are advised to check with the operator for details of the timetables due to possible changes on event days to normal timetables.

First Cymru: 0871 200 2233 or www.firstgroup.com

The following bus services operate in the area of Singleton Park:

2,    2A,    2B,   2C,   3,   3A,   4,   4A,   8,   8X,  43,   37,   116,   118,   119,  145,   20A,   10,   20,   22,   21A,

Getting there by train

The nearest railway station to Singleton Park is Swansea High Street which is approximately 2 miles away. A taxi rank is situated outside the station. When going home by train, make sure you leave at least an hour to get to your train from the event site. Concert goers should be mindful of the timing of the concert and are advised to check with the operator www.traveline.cymru

Tel: 0800 464 00 00

 

Taxis

Taxis are available from Swansea train station, Swansea City Centre and several other locations around the area.

A taxi journey from the train station to Singleton Park will cost approximately £8, although please bear in mind that busy traffic / slow journeys will increase the price.

  • Taxis are not permitted to access Singleton Park. Should you be arriving by Taxi you should aim to be dropped off and collected at Bryn Road

Queues for taxis leaving site are often quite long, please consider pre-booking a private hire to collect you. Please allow plenty of time to walk from the concert arena to the highway when booking your taxi.

The designated pick up area for hackney cabs is at the Brynmill Lane end Bryn Road

Taxi marshals will operate in the area.

 

Drop off / Pick up point

The designated pick up and drop off point will be located on De La Beche Road. This area will be well lit and stewarded throughout the event.

Please do not attempt to drop off or pick up anywhere along Oystermouth Road.

When arranging to be picked up you should be mindful of the road closures operating in the area. Details of the road closures will be available shortly

 

Cycling

If you would like to cycle to the event you can plan your route at www.sustrans.co.uk

 

Car Sharing

If you are travelling by car please car share if possible. Car sharing will help you save money by sharing the costs and reduce the amount of traffic on the roads, helping the environment.

 

Places to stay

For a list of some great places to stay check out our sister website www.visitswanseabay.com. Book a place to stay with their handy list of hotels, B&Bs and more. Also, don’t forget to keep checking out the late availability offers for the best last minute deals.

 

Accessibility

For accessibility information and disabled access tickets please email bookings@depotcardiff.com

The event takes place on grass; friendly stewards, accessible toilets plus a disability viewing area are available.

The park is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.