Non League Scotland
Blackburn United
Home colours: Black / Black / Black & White
Change colours: Yellow / Yellow / Yellow
League:
Home ground: New Murrayfield Park
Address: Ash Grove, Blackburn, EH47 7LL
Formed: 1978
SFA Licence Award: None
Location:
Street View:
Directions:
Directions by road:From east (A705): take first turning on right into Elm Grove, follow road round to left as it turns into Ash Grove, ground will be visible on the left. From west (A705), take second main turning on left at the traffic lights (Bathgate Road - B792). Go up the hill and take first right into Ash Grove and ground is a couple of hundred yards along on the right behind the community centre (ground runs parallel to old ground). If driving, park in either the shopping centre or community centre car parks.
Nearest Railway Station: Bathgate (1½ miles)
Public Transport:
Capacity: 1500
Seats: None
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: Yes
Playing surface: Synthetic
Social club:
There is no social club. You can walk across the old Murrayfield Park to the Bowling Club which is normally open. The closest pubs are the Happy Valley (walk back down Ash Grove towards Bathgate Road and turn right, pub is on the other side of the road about 100 yards away), Morans (walk back down Ash Grove and turn left back down to the traffic lights, pub is on corner), or The Crown (same as Morans, but turn left at lights and pub is 100 yards down the road on the opposite side).
Notes:
The club moved to the new ground in March 2013, which is actually next door to their former home of Murrayfield Park that will remain in use by the clubs youth teams. The existing covered enclosure was moved to the new ground and holds around 100, and the new pavilion features 6 changing rooms, external toilets for spectators and kitchen with external hatch selling food and drink. Plenty of hard standing around two sides of the pitch, and match standard floodlights for midweek games. A 3G playing surface was added in November 2015.