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Application lodged for new stadium
A planning application for the construction of a new stadium within the grounds of
Movilla High School has been lodged, with the application advertised today.
The application reads: “New football grounds for Ards Football Club, comprising of
new 3G pitch with associated floodlighting and perimeter fencing/walling. New spectator
stand to meet requirements of NI football league premiership standards. New pedestrian
access points/turnstile along boundary and use of existing vehicle access to new
on-site car parking.”
The application is now a matter for public consultation, with written comments to
be sent to Ards & North Down Borough Council by 20th October. Guidance on how comment
on an application is available on the council’s website.
Should planning permission be granted, the next stage would see Movilla High School
apply to the Education Authority for permission to proceed with the project.
Full details of the scheme can be accessed on the Planning NI website.