Community Stadium

  • Wakefield Argue With Council Over Stadium Saga

    A blame game has developed between Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and Wakefield Council over who is responsible for the failure to build a new Community Stadium. Over 100 people attended a public meeting at the club last week to discuss the stalled plans for the Wildcats to move into a new facility. Wakefield and District Community Trust claimed​ at the meeting that​ the council had not delivered on​ a 'promise' to pay £2m to fund the new Stadium. The council​, which did not have a represen...

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  • Video Interview With Gordon Banks - Saracens Stadium Director

    Bonar Yarns, the company behind the pitch at Allianz Park and recent winners at the 2014 Sports Technology Awards, spoke recently to Saracens' Community and Stadium director Gordon Banks to discuss how the first year at the new ground has gone. In the video, Banks stresses the importance of the local Community’s use of the Stadium, as well as praising the pitch surface for its conduciveness to the type of rugby that Saracens are attempting to play. Please click here to watch the full interv...

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  • York Stadium Project To Start In October

    York City Knights received a boost off the field this week as York Council announced that work to build York’s new Community Stadium should begin in October when contractors will move onto the site in Monks Cross. The main construction phase is expected to take 16 months. A new commercial development on the Stadium site will feature a Cineworld cinema complex, including an IMAX screen, five restaurants and up to three retail units. There will also be new leisure facilities incorporating a swim...

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  • York Get Double Stadium Boost

    After a change of ownership last year, York City Knights have been given a double boost with the news that they’ll be back playing at Bootham Crescent ground this season and that the new Community Stadium project is looking more likely following a judicial review. Contracts between the club's new owners and City of York Council have finally been signed allow the team to play at York City FC's home for the 2017 and 2018 seasons as part of the local authority's Community Stadium scheme. Concerns...

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  • Decision over Wildcats New Stadium Delayed

    ... to move into a new Stadium. A decision on the proposed development of Newmarket Stadium in the Wakefield suburb of Stanley, orginally scheduled for June 19, has been delayed. The Wildcats aim to become the anchor tenants of what is planned to be a new Community Stadium. Wakefield could not explain to Running Rugby the reason for the stalling of the process. There has been no new date set for the decision to be made.

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  • Millenium Stadium No.1 for Sustainability

    The Millennium Stadium has successfully achieved certification by BSI to BS 8901 making it the UK’s first certifiably sustainable event Stadium. The standard for Sustainability Management Systems for Events confirms the venue’s commitment to managing the social, economic and environmental impact of events at the Millennium Stadium. “Sustainability is about much more than just being green,” says Viki Bell, Portfolio Manager Sustainability at BSI. “Gaining certification to BS 8901 demons...

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  • Sheffield Eagles Secure Investment For New Stadium

    Sheffield Eagles will return to the site of the old Don Valley Stadium in 2016, when they move in to a new Community Stadium in the Olympic Legacy Park. The Eagles have secured a significant investment of £6m to help fund the building of the Stadium, which will feature a synthetic pitch, a main stand, a 50-bed hotel, catering and hospitality areas and facilities developed in partnership with Sheffield's second University Technical College. Plans for the new Legacy Park are well advanced and the...

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  • Quins Plan Stoop Redevelopment

    Harlequins has confirmed the appointment of a professional team with the brief to develop a concept which imagines a new and improved Stadium on their existing site at the forefront of the Community, with the goal of making a positive social, cultural and economic impact on the local area. Leading master-planners and sports architects, Populous, have been appointed alongside a specialist team to take forward the project. Harlequins has recently begun work with the team and will be engaging with...

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  • London Irish Step Closer To Brentford Move

    ... Casey, London Irish chief executive said: “The Council's decision is very encouraging news for London Irish and is a further step towards a return to our roots in London. “The ability for a professional rugby club to also play at the new Brentford Community Stadium has always been a desire of the football club. London Irish share common values and a Community ethos with Brentford FC which augurs well for a future commercial relationship. “We now look forward to taking our discussions with...

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  • Saints in Talks Over Stadium Plans

    Northampton Saints are to hold a public consultation for the proposed development of a new North Stand at Franklin’s Gardens. Members of the club’s management and Stadium design team will discuss the plans with interested local residents and businesses early next month. Saints say any feedback will be collated and issued to the planning authorities as part of the application in the autumn. Saints vice-chairman Tony Hewitt says: “The new North Stand is an integral part of our plans not just...

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