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Ashton Gate Stadium to introduce cashless payments

Bristol Bears fans can expect to see a speedier service at Ashton Gate Stadium as we introduce cashless payments options on matchdays.

Ashton Gate will be introducing a phased rollout on matchday when Bristol Bears take on Stade Francais, Saturday, December 7th.

The rollout aims to improve service times during peak periods on matchdays and shorter service periods such as half-time.

This cashless system will include many concessions throughout the concourses, the Fan Village and hospitality areas.

Head of Venue and Events, Jenny Hutchinson commented; “We are introducing this service across the stadium in order to help reduce queues during peak times. It will also make our operation more secure and will most importantly; help us to deliver the best possible service to all our fans.

“We understand there are supporters who are used to paying with cash at the stadium and so we will continue to offer a provision at a number of kiosks for the time being, as part of the phased roll-out. A large proportion of our fans are already paying by card rather than with cash in the stadium, so we are hoping that the transition will be quick and easy for many fans.”


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