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New spectator stand and changing facilities proposed for local football club

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Jul 22nd, 2019.

A new spectator stand and changing facilities could soon be built at a local football club.

In plans submitted to Wrexham Council it has been proposed that the new buildings are developed at Rhostyllen Football Club at Vicarage Hill.

They include new football club changing rooms and a club room, which would replace the existing facilities located on the grounds of the Parish Hall.

Details provided within the application’s design and access statement go onto explain that the club room has been “facilitated within the design to assist the football club in generation additional income.”

It adds: “The facility will provide the club with a function room with the ability to be used for fundraisers etc to ensure the club can prosper.

“The proposed structures proposed under the application are in-keeping with the use of the site, the construction of the unit and stand will ensure the club can continue to play within the village.”

A 100 seater spectator stand is also included in the proposals. The application states that this would be “purchased from a specialist manufacturer and craned into place”.

The application documents state that due to the success of the current team – which was founded in 2015 – plans have been put in place for the club’s future.

It continues onto say: “FAW regulations change, the team has to put in place additional facilities to comply with the regulations set, such as seated areas changing room facilities.”

The design and access statement concludes: “Support of this application will allow a local football club to prosper and provide superior facilities.

“As FAW standards increase it is the responsibility of each club to provide the facilities required.

“The construction of the stand, club room and changing facilities will ensure the club is up to current standards set by the FAW.

“We feel this planning application should be looked favourably upon as we feel there are no justifiable reasons for refusal.”

The application will be considered for approval at a later date.

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