Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

WFC announce stadium redevelopment

WFC announce stadium redevelopment

Watford have today unveiled plans for a £32.5million redevelopment of the Vicarage Road Stadium.

The scheme will see a brand new East Stand to replace half-derelict monstrosity that has been condemned by Health and Safety officials, and improved kiosk facilities in the Rous and Rookery stands.

The changing rooms, media facilities and the players lounge will be relocated from the East stand and moved to the southwest corner of the ground, where the executive boxes that look like Benidorm holiday homes are currently situated. The directors boxes and the boardroom will be moved to the Upper Rous, where a new sports bar will also be situated.

However, as part of the Watford Health Campus project, the redevelopment of Vicarage Road will see homes for key-workers from the neighboring Watford General Hospital will be built around the edge of the Rookery stand and part of the Rous stand.

Origin will provide £19million for the development, Watford will contribute 13.5m with £3m ring-fenced from the club`s revenues over the next three seasons. The remaining £6.5m will be financed through a combination of sensible (the club`s words) and/or equity.

Subject to planning approval, the redevelopment will take place in the 2007 close season and last for approximately three years.

To see the plans for the redevelopment of Vicarage Road Stadium click here


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Thursday September 28 2006
Time: 3:02PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

Three Big Swansea Points For Silva

Head coach Marco Silva has reflected on a big three points for Watford as we took victory over Swansea City this weekend.

Stats: Swansea City v Watford

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (2) Watford, Liberty Stadium, 23/9/17 Att: 20,372

Swansea v Watford - Team Sheets - 23-9-17

Watford go to the Liberty Stadium as the visitors to Swansea for the latest Premier League game.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes1%
Femenia11%
Mariappa11%
Kabasele0%
Holebas0%
Capoue0%
Doucoure0%
Carrillo33%
Cleverley11%
Richarlison11%
Gray11%
Sub - Wague0%
Sub - Pereyra0%
Sub - Deeney11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith12
2.mikedrury1
Vital Football Comment