Brentford Members get priority access to home games as well as a £5 discount on ticket prices. It’s not somewhere you’ll be heading to if you want to watch some live sport, but it’s big and airy and has a lovely atmosphere on offer for all who enter. “On level four, the exclusive Oxford and Cambridge lounges (79) enjoy a full panorama of the pitch. The semi-opaque polycarbonate on the higher elevation has been designed for night-time matches. Externally, the aluminium façade plays with size and tone. Griffin Park was popular among both home and away fans and was one of the few grounds in English football to still feature terraced stands. Given it’s not been open for long, there’s not much to tell you about the future plans around Brentford Community Stadium. In December 2018, it was announced that Irish would return to the English capital in 2020 following the completion of a deal with Brentford. The outline document suggested a station could be built to serve the Lionel Road site. [4], This was followed up in February 2008 when a partnership deal with Barratt Homes to develop the site was announced. Brentford Community Stadium under construction, https://www.football-stadiums.co.uk/grounds/england/brentford-community-stadium/#sigProId64c7a5ba81, See Available Parking Near Community Stadium, Clifden House Ground, Benn's Field, Shotter's Field, Cross Roads Ground, Boston Park Cricket Ground, Griffin Park, Red & White Stripes (Home) / Green (Away). A restaurant and bar on-site mean that you barely need to leave the hotel if you don’t want to. All Rights Reserved. Brentford Community Stadium has excellent facilities and all of the mod-cons that you’d want to find in a brand new football ground. The proposal is unlikely to make it into the first phase of the Crossrail project, but might be a later addition to the route. Given that Brentford Community Stadium only opened in 2020, it’s not unreasonable to suggest that the venue’s history is yet to be written. The club had held an agreement to play at Madejski Stadium through to 2025-26, but a break clause was exercised to leave this deal early. Ground-breaking at the site took place in March 2018 and the 17,250 stadium is located less than a mile from Griffin Park, the London club’s home since 1904. Ahead of that move we are looking recruit a cleaning provider. Hounslow Council has been pushing a proposal for an extension of Crossrail to Hounslow via Kew Bridge, using one of these freight lines. If you’re coming from further south then look out for the A4. There’s also a good menu available for those of you that want to get a bite to eat. 4 March 2020 Brentford FC @BrentfordFC. The Bees have a long-standing rivalry with two of their London counterparts: Fulham and Queens Park Rangers. Curated and brought to you by TheStadiumBusiness team at Xperiology. “You have to sensitively consider the impact of the design on all these neighbouring developments and infrastructure, and experience steers us away from an overtly dominating aesthetic. Indirect light creates an intimate, luxurious atmosphere. Joined Apr 12, 2000 Messages 10,125 Reaction score 43 Location 'Sunny' Leeds. Main image: A general view of the first competitive match at Brentford Community Stadium. AFL Architects have designed Brentford Community Stadium and believe they have delivered a venue that retains the intimacy and familiarity of Griffin Park, while futureproofing the club – which last season reached the Championship play-off final – for its ambitions of promotion to the Premier League. Website by Glen Wheeler Ltd. All the latest news, blogs, videos, and up-to-the-minute media coverage from all the leading voices in the global sports venue sector – all in one place. [6], Attention then shifted to acquiring the remaining land, required for the enabling development of flats, and completing the development agreement. That obviously has been one of our biggest challenges: ensuring fans – all fans, from all demographics – felt listened to and included throughout. Club seeking cleaning teams for new home, set to open this summer. The new centre is also accessible via a new pedestrian bridge, part of the wider residential masterplan.”. The tight, triangular nature of the site and its dramatic effect on the stadium footprint serves as a clear motif throughout the design. Cask and keg beer is the order of the day, though, so it’s definitely a place for people who like to sample different beers. Tom Jenkins. Copyright © Football-Stadiums.co.uk 2015-2020 - Do Not Reproduce Without Permission | About - Contact - Advertising - Privacy, 166 Lionel Rd N, London, Brentford TW8 9QT. In December 2018, it was announced that Irish would return to the English capital in 2020 following the completion of a deal with Brentford. The Holiday Inn at Brentford Lock has more then 130 rooms, is located close to the beach and has a fitness centre plus a restaurant. There are no user comments for this listing. Ochoa said: “We have played with quite a few angular forms throughout, all directly related to the geometric forms in the Bees’ branding, the triangular nature of the site and the rail tracks running adjacent. That’s where you get your wow factor – where it really matters.”. That being said, Brentford had been trying to get a new ground to play their games in since the 1970s, so there’s still a story to tell as far as this one is concerned. It doesn’t look like there will be a museum at any point, however. Work was delayed because of the Coronavirus outbreak, but it was still completed in 2020. Brentford Community Stadium is a stadium in Brentford, west London, that is the new home of Brentford Football Club and London Irish Rugby Club from 2020, replacing Griffin Park.It has a capacity of 17,250 and is used for both association football and rugby union matches. [11] An amended application to use the stadium for rugby in addition to football was passed on 9 February 2017, effectively allowing London Irish to move to the new stadium from its opening season. Preparation for construction began in March 2017, with the actual building getting underway around a year later. Awaiting Sharia Law style punishment for attending a £300 corporate package at Loftus Road. Brenford left their old home, Griffin Park, in 2020 where they had been resident for no less than 116 years. The form also allows Brentford’s Pump House Tower to feature prominently between the dip in the stands. The stadium is located on a 7.6 acres (31,000 m2) site off Lionel Road, adjacent to Kew Bridge railway station. Another Fuller’s Brewery offering, One Over The Ait is something of a local landmark. Despite having spent most of its post-war existence in the third and fourth tiers of English football they have managed to make the FA Cup quarter-final on four separate occasions, most recently in 1989. Brentford Community Stadium will not solely host football matches, with Premiership rugby union team London Irish set to move in as well. It would be untrue to say that this is somewhere for sports fans to head to catch up on events before the match, but they’ll be welcome regardless. While observers may claim the stadium’s appearance from the outside is rather austere, Ochoa argues against this. “On level three, the Railway (372) and Orchard (219) lounges are designed for comfort and flexibility, with additional touches to seating and lighting that enhances the space. We’ve had to consult closely with Network Rail on that arrangement and to assemble the land needed. All motifs carried throughout the design are brought into full alignment here, with angular references in the furnishings, the timber slats and floor, to the railway lines in the glasswork. The stadium has a capacity of 17,250. Let’s be honest, Brentford Community Stadium’s proximity to London means that you’re hardly going to be short of somewhere to go for a drink if you fancy one. Huddersfield Town will be the visitors to Brentford Community Stadium tomorrow (Saturday), with the facility having been inaugurated earlier this month as the home team recorded a victory over Wycombe Wanderers in the EFL Cup first round. 56 Kew Bridge Road, Brentford, TW8 0EW (020 8560 8484). “The seating was designed to be as close as possible to the pitch, to give an immersive experience to the fans, while providing them with shelter from the weather. Commenting on the main design aspects of the new stadium that will make it a good host for both sports, Ochoa said: “Firstly, the pitch is optimised for dual use while ensuring spectators are as close as possible to the action. [18] Sergi Canos scored both Brentford goals to give the home side a 2–0 lead before Oxford United staged a late comeback. In October 2002, following several years of speculation about a possible relocation, Brentford Football Club announced plans to move to a 20,000-capacity stadium near Kew Bridge. For this reason, the first level of hospitality – the Dugout – has space for a band stage. © 2020 TheStadiumBusiness News. [19] The match finished 1–1 after normal time, with Brentford's Ethan Pinnock opening the scoring. We’ve consulted the fans and spent time with them in the different stands and researched the history of the club and the stadium. Brentford Community Stadium will not solely host football matches, with Premiership rugby union team London Irish set to move in as well. We have managed to deliver a four-sided stadium in a three-sided footprint, surrounded on all sides by the M4 and two railway lines. Brentford v Crewe - Paul Wilkinson / Flikr.com, Brentford Community Stadium under construction -. AFL believes the delivered design drives forward a new model for the future – a medium-capacity stadium with almost 2,000 premium seats, joint-tenancy and a sustainable player base. Sep 8, 2020 #54 Ealing Bee said: Fullers (Pubco not Brewer) no longer own the … [8] The development agreement was signed with Willmott Dixon in December 2014. “Functionally, the shape marries form with best practice guidance. We can’t give you any information about them at this stage, though we’ll update this section when we can. Brentford Community Stadium cleaning tender. [15] The main works began in spring 2018. The hatred of QPR stems back to 1967 when the club attempted a takeover of Brentford that would have seen Rangers move into Griffin Park and The Bees cease to operate as a football club. Given the age of the stadium, it was inevitable that Brentford would need to either upgrade the facilities of Griffin Park or else move elsewhere, with the club eventually opting to do the latter. [12] It was later confirmed they would move to Brentford from its opening season[13][14], Work on the new stadium officially started on 24 March 2017 with site clearance and preliminary works.

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