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Author Topic: Demolition  (Read 7850 times)

Offline Flin5tone

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Demolition
« on: October 03, 2019, 11:43:34 PM »
We're knocking down the Village & Ticket office

Be sad to see the building go, happy memories of visiting the Village, even had a brief spell behind the tills as a youngster

https://www.waste of paper.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/aston-villa-park-edens-owners-17024067

Offline The Edge

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2019, 08:21:41 AM »
Knocking down the academy too. That will create a lot of space. I hope they find another home for the family zone i know a lot of people enjoy going there with the kids pre-match. It will be interesting to see how they use that space it will be huge once the buildings go. Not sure about the viability of a hotel in that particular location but no doubt they will have done their homework.

Offline in exile

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2019, 09:26:12 AM »
I thought this had already been discussed on here or is it my old age again?

Offline The Edge

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2019, 12:02:05 PM »
I thought this had already been discussed on here or is it my old age again?
Your right it has. There was speculation that they were going to bulldoze the offices during the summer break. The planning permission has only just been granted though thats why it"s in todays news.

Offline in exile

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 03:26:09 PM »
Ah, I see.
Thank you for clearing that up for a poor confused old fart!

Offline The Moose

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2019, 07:24:48 PM »
Where the ticket office is now used to be a BT workshop where I was based for a couple of years around late 80's. The shop is where our stores were with offices on upper floors.

Offline OCD

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2019, 08:51:30 PM »
My Dad must have worked at that BT workshop. He's often mentioned how often there were footballs being kicked over the stands there.

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2019, 08:53:06 PM »
I saw an advert on LinkedIn this morning for Fanatics, for a Head of Retail to be based at Villa Park.

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2019, 08:59:07 PM »

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Offline eamonn

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2019, 09:47:07 PM »
My Dad must have worked at that BT workshop. He's often mentioned how often there were footballs being kicked over the stands there.

How? Tonev would only have been a toddler at most.

Offline Davkaus

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2019, 10:37:16 PM »
Here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1489247284/

It's a lot of words to skirt around "In charge of apologising that everything is out of stock".

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2019, 11:16:47 PM »
With the thread title I thought this was about today's game.

Offline brentastonb6

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Re: Demolition
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2019, 12:10:53 AM »
I just wondered whether us capping season tickets at 30,000 is yet another clever forward planning strategy by our owners and leadership team. If we demolish the North Stand at the end of this season ( assuming were still in the Premier League) Villa Park will only have a 35,000-36,000 capacity,  take away the away allocation which wed no doubt reduce during development that still allows us to cater for all existing season ticket holders plus a few thousand available on a match by match basis ? Just a thought.........?