5 More Years At Halton Stadium Present Opportunities For Widnes

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6 December 2017

Widnes Vikings have signed a new five-year stadium tenancy extension with Halton Borough Council. This new deal has committed the club to their Halton Stadium home until 2022.

The agreement offers the Vikings opportunities to generate new income, through extending the club’s commercial inventory within the stadium. It has also seen commitment to improve the facilities within the stadium, supporting better experiences for players, sponsors, supporters and commercial partners.

James Rule, Vikings CEO, said: “Both Widnes Vikings and Halton Borough Council have been working hard to develop a deal that finds common-ground and fulfils our shared aspirations. I am delighted that we have been able to achieve these goals in this new agreement which offers security of tenure and an opportunity for new revenue generation by the Vikings.

“Halton Borough Council recognise the importance that Widnes Vikings hold in local community, and understand how vital it is that the club has a viable long-term home within Halton. This new deal reflects that commitment, and we hope will see us build a future of greater partnership working. It gives both the Council and the club the opportunity to make the most of the asset that the stadium provides to both our organisations, and to ensure that we are supporting mutual success.

"We are looking forward to five more years at the stadium, and we hope to cultivate a relationship that spans far beyond that.”

He adds, “I would like to thank Halton Borough Council, in particular

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