Joint statement about a Community Stadium at Newmarket

03/05/2017, PR8548

​Cllr Peter Box CBE, Leader of Wakefield Council and Jonathan Stone, Chairman of the Wakefield and District Community Trust, said:

"Following a very positive meeting on Wednesday 26 April we are confident that by working together we have identified a way to bring a community stadium at Newmarket to fruition.

We both welcome confirmation from the Developer that they would be willing to progress with a new multi-party Section 106 Agreement linked to a mixed use development that will include the delivery of a new community stadium at Newmarket.

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​Although discussions are in the early stages, we are committed to working closely with all parties involved to realise our shared ambition to create a community stadium for the citizens of Wakefield."

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