Belle Vue

  • £12m Belle Vue Revamp For Wakefield

    Wakefield Trinity will stay at home ground Belle Vue after agreeing a £12m development deal with the council and stadium owners. The Daily Star has reported that new 10,000 seat stadium with retail, residential and entertainment facilities will be built on the site and ready to use by 2020. The newspaper reported that Wakefield council leader Peter Box and Manni Hussain, who owns the stadium, thrashed out an agreement with the Super League club this week. Months of uncertainty that left the fut...

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  • Wakefiled Consider Dewsbury Ground Share

    Wakefield Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has revealed he is in talks with Dewsbury Rams about a ground-share for Supr League 2017, but once again he has stressed he does not want to leave Belle Vue. Carter wrote in his programme notes ahead of Sunday’s game against St Helens that he was seeking alternative options away from Belle Vue – but he has revealed to League Express that a potential ground-share with the Rams is back on the table. Talks were tentatively held last year but, with no d...

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  • New Owners For Belle Vue As Wakefield Stay Put

    Belle Vue Stadium, the 120-year old home of the Wakefield Trinity "Wildcats", has been sold to 88m Group reports Inside Media. The stadium was sold after several months of strong interest, having been marketed initially at a guide price of £600,000. It will continue to serve as the club's home, and was purchased subject to a lease to the club. Leeds-based chartered surveyor and property consultancy Sanderson Weatherall, acting on behalf of receiver Peter O'Hara of O'Hara & Co, managed the s...

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  • Wildcats Serve Notice On Belle Vue

    The Yorkshire Evening Post has reported that Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have begun the search for a new home ground as they cannot reach an agreement to stay at Belle Vue. Club chairman Michael Carter has given six months’ notice of the Wildcats’ intention to quit their Belle Vue base due to the high cost of playing there. The club rent the stadium from Bank of Ireland and would be willing to stay next season, if running costs could be renegotiated. “The rental we are paying is not fit fo...

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  • Where Next For Wakefield?

    Wakefield have given notice to quit their historic Belle Vue ground at the end of this season. Trinity chairman Michael Carter says the club will move away from what has been their home since the formation of the game in 1895 after becoming frustrated at the failure to carry out essential improvements following the collapse of plans to deliver a promised new stadium. Carter has laBelled the current ground, re-named the Beaumont Legal Stadium for this season, an “embarrassment”. And says that...

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  • Wakefield Trinity To Sue Council Over Stadium

    The stadium saga continues in Wakefield as Wakefield Trinity have threatened to sue Wakefield Council for failing to deliver on their agreement to provide a new stadium at the Newmarket site. The Super League club opted to remain at their Belle Vue home in September, giving up on the Newmarket plan which had not materialised, after agreeing with the council that Belle Vue would be redeveloped to Super League criteria. Last week, the club discovered that the Belle Vue landlord was expecting a ful...

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  • Wildcats Consider Making Offer As Belle Vue Goes Up For Sale

    Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter says the club is considering buying Belle Vue after the current stadium owners put the ground up for sale. The Bank of Ireland owns Belle Vue after the previous developer, The Tillion Partnership, didn't get very far after taking over the ground in 2007 and revealing plans to put 120 homes on the site. However, it is now looking to sell the 5.8 acre site, which hosted the Challenge Cup Final in 1923, for around £600,000. Wakefield almost le...

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  • Wildcats And Bulls Ready For Million Pound Game

    ... particularly perhaps for Wakefield. The Wildcats have been in Super League for the past 18 years and now would not be the best time for them to drop out of the top tier. The club has had its financial problems of late and has been serving notice on its Belle Vue stadium, whilst wrangling with the council over who is responsible for the failure to build a new community stadium in the area. Some positive news has emerged this week as Wakefield are set to remain at Belle Vue in the short term afte...

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  • Eagles To Find Temporary Home In Wakefield

    Sheffield Eagles will play their home games at Wakefield Trinity’s Belle Vue Stadium in 2017. A club statement explained that all avenues were explored to ensure the Championship club remained in Sheffield or South Yorkshire, however no venue could be sought. The Eagles will play matches on Sunday afternoons at Belle Vue with a 3.00pm kick off, subject to RFL approval. Four of the Eagles home fixtures; Toulouse Olympique (12th February), Featherstone Rovers (12th March), Dewsbury Rams (17th Ap...

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  • Wakefield Directors Offer To Step Down From Stadium Trust To Expedite Development

    ... being built and delivered. For the avoidance of any doubt, we do not wish to own outright the community stadium. “This must happen within the next month. If it did happen, then the club would enter negotiations with the 88M property group to stay at Belle Vue for one last season subject to RFL approval.” For the full Wakefiled Express article: http://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/trinity-bosses-offer-to-step-down-from-trust-to-ensure-10m-stadium-is-built-1-8617689 For the full club statem...

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