ROD Stewart wowed the University of Bolton Stadium last night but some the traffic got more mixed reviews from concert-goers.

De Havilland Way was closed at the junction of A6, which meant buses were not able to access Middlebrook.

There was also a limited train service in place from Horwich Parkway.

Earlier in the day, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) even asked fans if they would consider walking to the concert to alleviate congestion.

The social media response about Rod's performance was overwhelmingly positive but some fans did complain about the traffic.

Marilyn Spencer wrote on Facebook: "Absolute fab concert but getting off car park was a nightmare.

"Sat for ages just waiting as we didn't have far to travel but it was chaotic."

Brenda Leman added: "Great concert, got home at 12.45pm.

"Traffic was dreadful!"

Collette Louise Cornfield posted: "Fantastic concert.. but traffic was horrendous stuck in it for about an hour and half but was worth every minute."

Other fans did not find the traffic to be too much of an issue.

Joanne Hill said: "Great concert.

"No issue with traffic parked nearby bit of a walk but back in Wigan 20 mins after getting in car."

While Jane Hill posted: "Great night, you'd expect lots of traffic, after all most of us went in cars. "Out at 10 30, home to Tyldesley, by 11 30.

"Traffic queues around the venue, yes, but expected.

"Just don't go if you don't want to pay for parking or higher alcohol prices and it takes you ages to get off car park. Just stay at home.

"As for me, it was a fab night, just a few drinks, 10 quid to park your car, is a reasonable, typical price.

"Twenty quid, near the Etihad, for the Spice girls.

"Rod was fabulous. Had a great night. Got home in an hour from leaving, all good."

One fan complained that he had to walk three miles home from Johnson Fold and asked why there were not any shuttle buses provided.

A TfGM spokesperson said: “We work closely with event organisers to develop travel plans that factor in local public transport facilities and likely commuter behaviour.

“Last year a shuttle bus service ran from Bolton town centre to the University of Bolton Stadium for both the Killers and Little Mix, however, the number of people that used the service was low as most chose to drive."