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Opened 1886

Capacity 25,136

Rating: 4.5

(1276) Google Reviews

My first visit here and I was really impressed. Having driven past the stadium on many occasions, it was great to finally experience being inside. I sat in the family stand. The atmosphere was brilliant. A good range of drinks at the bar were on offer. I didn't try the food so cannot comment on it
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6 months ago
Great ground to get to and from if driving, was a Tuesday night pre season friendly though so could be different for normal league games
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8 months ago
Went to a signing to get my kids' calendars signed by the team. Very well organised event, wasn't crazy busy but there was a queue. All the staff were really helpful and my kids loved talking to and having their photos taken with the team. Seemed like a great bunch of really down to earth guys.
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a month ago
The best football club in all the leagues, I have supported City for 53yrs, seen great days and bad, but we win together & loose together. Fantastic fanbase and atmosphere and great to see so many youngsters supporting the club.
Best ground in League 2. Only spoiled by the terrible end behind the goal that sometimes houses the away fans. Other than that a very impressive stadium.
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a year ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

The stadium is divided into five all-seater stands, the JCT600 Stand, the Kop, the Midland Road Stand, the North West Corner and the TL Dallas Stand.[2][45] All five stands are covered except for a small part of the main stand,[46] and all but the Midland Road Stand being two-tiered. Most of the stands are cantilever structures, and because of the ground's location on the hillside, the Midland Road Stand overhangs the road.[47][48]

Many of the stands have more traditional names, but have since been renamed because of sponsorship deals. The JCT600 Stand is the ground's main stand, and is often called the latter by fans, but is also known as the Sunwin stand owing to the former sponsor. The 
Kop,[45] was the former standing area, and its name was derived, like at many stadia across the country, from the Battle of Spion Kop. The East Stand, sponsored by Northern Commercials, is also named the Midland Road stand, because of the road on that side of the ground. The TL Dallas Stand is also known as the Bradford end, because it is nearest to the city centre.[4]

The total capacity of Valley Parade is 25,136. The largest stand is the JCT600 Stand, which holds 9,004 supporters, followed by the Kop, which has a capacity of 7,492. The Midland Road Stand holds 4,500, and the North West Corner 2,300. The TL Dallas Stand is the smallest of the five stands with a capacity of 1,840.
[2] The stadium includes 134 seats for media representatives.[49]

The Sunwin Stand has further room for expansion,
[35] and is unusual because it only runs three-quarters of the length of the pitch. The rest of this side is taken up by a brick building, situated in the south west corner of the stadium, which houses the club changing rooms and the security offices.[4] The Sunwin Stand also includes the ground's 17 executive boxes and conference facilities, which have capacity for up to 700 people.[50] A second function room, called the Bantams Bar, in the Kop, has room for another 300 people.[51] There is also more office space, a club store, ticket office and museum in the car park behind the Kop.[4][52] From early 2010, the area near the store will also include a dental surgery, which will be run by NHS Bradford and Airedale in partnership with the football club.[53]

Visiting team fans sat in the TL Dallas Stand from 1995 to 2008,
[54] but have also been given other parts of the ground for larger matches.[55][56] In March 2008, the club announced that the TL Dallas Stand would be made available for home fans for the 2008–09 season. The decision came after an overwhelmingly positive text message poll from the club's supporters to use the Bradford End of the ground. Visiting team fans have been accommodated in the end blocks of the East Stand since the start of the 2008–09 season.[54]

Things to do in Bradford.

National Media Museum.

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Fighting Cock.

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Best pub in bradford by far, great ale, great service and staff, great atmosphere. I have been drinking in the cock for 10 years now and it only gets better Read More

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I live in Australia, but when I visit my folks I always go to this pub, the beers great, no matter which pint I try. Always a good selection. The seats and... Read More