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Leicester City continue cashless push

Queueing times for supporters are set to be significantly reduced as King Power Stadium completes the transition to cashless concourses for the 2019/20 season.

Matchday concourses at King Power Stadium, the home of Premier League Leicester City FC, will be cashless for the 2019/20 season.

Over 80% of kiosks in General Admission areas at King Power Stadium were cashless last season, as part of a phased approach to improving the speed of service for supporters attending fixtures.

The rollout, which has been a success at many of the country’s leading stadiums means that supporters will only be able to purchase food and beverages using a debit or credit card with Chip and PIN, as well as mobile phones and contactless payments for amounts under £30.

With King Power Stadium regularly sold out, cutting down concourse queuing times pre-match and at half-time has been a focus for the club and its food and beverage providers. The introduction of cashless tills to the majority of kiosks last season served to considerably reduce average waiting times, as well as improving security – particularly during busy periods.

It is intended that with these further enhancements for 2019/20, improvements will continue to be reflected in levels of service and overall matchday experiences for supporters, the club said.

The Filbert’s Treats kiosk in the Family Stand, the Foxes Fanstore, the Ticket Office and Hospitality areas will continue to accept cash.