Pitch in with your thoughts.

Today – through to Saturday – is your chance to have a say on the future look of  facilities down at Bath Rugby.

Part of the exhibition at Bath Rugby Ground which has been put together for the public consultation.

A public consultation is underway in the Ricoh Suite in the South Stand of the current stadium – and there is plenty to look at AND think about.

A new bridge to lilnk across the River Avon to Parade Gardens is proposed.

Apart from what has already been announced – regarding appointing a Sports Officer and widening sporting facilities to include helping primary school youngsters – there are visuals illustrating a new bridge across to Parade Gardens as part of a wider regeneration of the river bank, talk of switching to an artificial – all-season – pitch and even plans to raise the playing field above the flood plain so it’s not put out of action by water.

The options for the main playing field. Should it be all-season artificial grass?

This is – of course – all part of the Club’s desire to increase capacity with a new East Stand (there’s a story elsewhere on this page) and Bath Newseum was lucky enough to have a preview of the consultative exhibition and a chance to talk to Bath Rugby’s C.E.O – Tarquin McDonald.


Stadium for Bath’s public consultation will be held in the Ricoh Suite, in the South Stand of Bath’s current stadium at the Rec, from 12pm to 7pm on Wednesday 25thand Thursday 26thJuly, 10am to 5pm on Friday 27thJuly and 10am to 4pm on Saturday 28thJuly.

There are also plans to consider lifting the pitch above the flood level.

At the event there will be the opportunity to speak with members of the project team, ask questions and give feedback on the initial emerging design concepts.

For those who are unable to attend the event, all of the information will also be available via www.stadiumforbath.com along with an online feedback form.



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