Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Cherries set to revisit south stand plans

Cherries set to revisit south stand plans

AFC Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell has revealed plans to redesign the proposed new south stand at Dean Court.

In May, AFC Bournemouth opened their doors to local residents and Cherries supporters over a two day period to display proposals for a new South Stand and 36 bedroom hotel.

Over 200 people attended the public exhibition, hosted by planning consultants Tanner & Tilley.

The Cherries previous plans included a 3,400 seated stand alongside a hotel and spa complex, but Mitchell has now decided to submit plans for a smaller development, which includes a 2,500 seats and 10 sponsors` boxes.

Mitchell intends to begin development if the Cherries can secure promotion to the Championship come the end of the current 2012/13 season.

Mitchell told the Daily Echo...

"We are revising our plans and are going to phase it. If we get to where we want to at the end of the season, we want to get the stand up. If we get promotion, we would like to build it in the close season.

"We are redesigning it on a smaller scale, without the hotel, but with the prospect of building that later. If we were to reach the Championship, it would be no good saying we could have filled a fourth stand if we had one.

"You can`t just build things all of a sudden like you used to be able to. You have got to jump through so many hoops and that is what I am trying to do."


RednBlack Shack

Don't forget to keep checking the RednBlack Shack for great online deals and help to raise money for the AFC Bournemouth Youth Team.

It's easy to join AFCB Vital

With Vital Bournemouth you can win prizes just by having your say on the articles, polls and forums, click the link to register.

Join The Vital Debate



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:DJ
Date:Wednesday December 12 2012
Time: 9:03AM

Comments

0
Go for it Eddie, this is what the chairman should be doing.
Bmthtillidie
12/12/2012 12:16:00
0
I like it! However I do have to ask if there's any scope for fitting at least a small portion of that stand as safe standing, or redeveloping some of the stadium as safe standing, given the proposals for bringing this back?
AFCB86
12/12/2012 19:20:00
0
Preferred the idea of having a stand with 3400 seats rather than one with 2500 seats. If we ever become an established C'ship club or even higher we'll want crowds of higher than 12k if possible surely? Then we'd have to consider moving ground or knocking down a stand...
brushfire
14/12/2012 17:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Moss: Federici can make it a difficult choice for Howe

AFC Bournemouth goalkeeping coach Neil Moss believes Cherries second choice goalkeeper Adam Federici can push first choice Artur Boruc for a starting role next season.

Who Will Bournemouth Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Bournemouth

Should Bournemouth progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Cherries monitoring Swedish defender

AFC Bournemouth are reportedly interested in Swedish defender Alexander Milosevic.

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

AFCB Vital Player Of The Season 2015/16
Suggested By:
Simon Francis29%
Matt Ritchie2%
Charlie Daniels8%
Andrew Surman19%
Steve Cook3%
Dan Gosling1%
Adam Smith1%
Joshua King15%
Artur Boruc3%
Marc Pugh2%
Junior Stanislas3%
Harry Arter11%
Benik Afobe1%
Callum Wilson2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeafrontSupporter248
2.Garbo221
3.kirsikka201
4.yesyescherry193
5.The Alchemist185
6.northstandmark182
7.ErikthViking182
8.red_house176
9.SlowDownDerek174
10.billythekid173