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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3600 on: September 19, 2023, 04:26:25 PM »
The route through Digbeth can't start until the HS2 station is finished - which is going to be a problem. Park and rides, big revenue-generating lines, would have surley been more sensible.
Brum to M5/Halesowen
Brum to M6/Kingstanding
Brum to M42-M40/Druids Heath

All with big car parks and express trams to the city centre.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3601 on: September 19, 2023, 04:34:37 PM »
With the council going into special measures what is the possibility of them flogging off some land to build a new stadium - I know for many this would be sacrilege to move from Villa Park but maybe this is something they are thinking of?
« Last Edit: September 19, 2023, 05:17:19 PM by aev »

Offline Simon Page

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3602 on: September 19, 2023, 04:39:26 PM »
Could we fit in Victoria Square? At least there's a tram stop.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3603 on: September 19, 2023, 04:55:14 PM »
I'd guess most of the City's land is made up of small plots, unless it's the big parks. The only things that will generate anything substantial would be to sell off the 18% share of the airport or combine loads of the commercial land/buildings - but even that only generates a couple of million profit a year.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3604 on: September 19, 2023, 05:04:56 PM »
With the council going into special measures what is the possibility of them flogging off some land to build a new stadium - I know for many this would be sacrilege to move from Villa Park but maybe this is something they maybe thinking of?
Alexander stadium ?

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3605 on: September 19, 2023, 05:46:08 PM »
With the council going into special measures what is the possibility of them flogging off some land to build a new stadium - I know for many this would be sacrilege to move from Villa Park but maybe this is something they maybe thinking of?
Alexander stadium ?
I'm not sure we want a running track stadium.  I'm not sure it would solve transport issues either, they had to ship coaches in from all round the country for the commonwealth games.

Either way, I don't think we're even contemplating moving at the moment.

Offline Smirker

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3606 on: September 19, 2023, 06:18:37 PM »
New Villa Park at Alexander Stadium would be  8)


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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3607 on: September 19, 2023, 06:25:37 PM »
With the council going into special measures what is the possibility of them flogging off some land to build a new stadium - I know for many this would be sacrilege to move from Villa Park but maybe this is something they maybe thinking of?
Alexander stadium ?
I'm not sure we want a running track stadium.  I'm not sure it would solve transport issues either, they had to ship coaches in from all round the country for the commonwealth games.

Either way, I don't think we're even contemplating moving at the moment.
Just giving it as an example of land possible up for sale .

Would our owners fund a new stadium , would imagine it would cost the best part of £1b... Purchase the land + build .

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3608 on: September 19, 2023, 08:11:16 PM »
£1billion?

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3609 on: September 19, 2023, 08:23:59 PM »
£1billion?


The North Stand is costing the best part of £100 million
 

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3610 on: September 19, 2023, 08:29:22 PM »
£1billion?

Spurs ground cost an estimated £1b & that was without having to buy a new site to build it on.
Everton ground build cost alone is estimated £500-600m.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3611 on: September 19, 2023, 11:04:11 PM »
We can now look more hopefully at my idea to buy Aston Hall and Park, and everything behind the Witton Lane Stand. Thatís the kind of footprint we need.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3612 on: September 20, 2023, 08:16:46 AM »
Do the council own the small park behind the WL stand? Iíd guess so.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3613 on: September 20, 2023, 09:02:22 AM »
£1billion?


The North Stand is costing the best part of £100 million
So 4 stands is £400 million, I am struggling to find a piece of real estate in Birmingham for £600 million.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #3614 on: September 20, 2023, 09:05:20 AM »
£1billion?


The North Stand is costing the best part of £100 million
So 4 stands is £400 million, I am struggling to find a piece of real estate in Birmingham for £600 million.
You're being obtuse.  You don't build a modern stadium & associated infrastructure for £400m in this day and age. 

 


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