Skuna Stadium

Alder House

Alder House — also known as Skuna Stadium for sponsorship purposes — is a sports stadium in Manchester, Lancashire and the home ground of Atherton Collieries Football Club.

The stadium has a maximum capacity of 2,500 spectators.

Alder House is easily accessible by train and bus from Manchester, making it convenient for visitors from the North West. From Manchester Victoria, trains to Southport, Wigan, or Kirkby via Walkden or Atherton are recommended. Alternatively, from Manchester Piccadilly, you can walk to Victoria or take a train to Salford Crescent and change there for Atherton-bound trains.

The Guided Busway, operational since April 2016, offers a straightforward journey from Manchester to Atherton. The V2 bus, costing £4.20 for a day ticket, announces stops clearly, making it hard to miss your destination.

From Bolton, the 582 bus from Moor Lane Bus Station takes about 20 minutes to Atherton, stopping near the ground at ASDA on Bolton Road.

Travelers from Wigan or Liverpool can reach Atherton by taking a train to Wigan North Western, then walking to Wigan Wallgate to catch a Manchester-bound train via Walkden or Atherton.

For those walking from Atherton train station, the route is about 0.6 miles long, passing landmarks like St. Philip’s Primary School and the Rope & Anchor Pub, leading to the rear of the ground.


Nearby grounds

Nearest non-league grounds within a 10 mile radius