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Posted by Halfdan of t'wide embrace on Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:45 pm
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According to the Guardian there will be a new stand at Vallis Way by next season - assuming we are still playing there as the three year deal is up and I don't recall an extension being announced - and if we end up hosting the million pound match it may not be at Ealing.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/no-he ... on-broncos
Posted by RfE on Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:51 pm
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Halfdan of t'wide embrace wrote:
According to the Guardian there will be a new stand at Vallis Way by next season - assuming we are still playing there as the three year deal is up and I don't recall an extension being announced - and if we end up hosting the million pound match it may not be at Ealing.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/no-he ... on-broncos



Big 'if' surely - how would they get it past the Ealing nimbys?
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Posted by northernbloke on Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:39 pm
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By the reporting it’s already past the Ealing nimbys, the report says that “they are” not “they want to” build the new stand
Posted by Chipwhite on Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:44 pm
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I remember at market Drayton fc their manager said you don't need planning permission for a temporary stand how true that is I don't know.
Posted by northernbloke on Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:27 pm
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It said New stand, not temporary stand
Posted by Call Me God on Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:49 pm
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JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
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And before anyone begins quoting St David of Swinton and his claims that the ground can be extended, the planning consents for any major building would take 12 months with no objections......
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Posted by northernbloke on Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:59 pm
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What’s that link got to do with anything.

And it’s nothing to do with st David of Swinton, it’s trailfinder Rugby club not broncos

So like everything, wait and see what happens
Posted by Call Me God on Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:05 pm
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northernbloke wrote:
What’s that link got to do with anything.

All planning applications are lodged and a matter of public record. The Link that you dismiss takes you to the last application (pending) for a new creche....no application has been made for a new stand anywhere on the property........but hang your hat on some lazy journalism and ignore the council planning website :CRAZY:
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Posted by northernbloke on Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:12 pm
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As I said, wait and see what happens then, see if there is any substance in the press report.
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