Millers unveil stadium plans

By Gareth Dennison | 13/04/2010 1 comments

Millers unveil stadium plans

PLANS for Rotherham United’s new 12,000-capacity stadium have gone on show at Rotherham Library.

Millers’ chairman Tony Stewart unveiled plans for the club’s ambitious town centre project last night.

The new £20 million home in the heart of the town will become a key part of the £2 billion Rotherham Renaissance—the 25-year project to transform the town centre.

It is hoped that construction will kick-off at the beginning of next year, with the club moving to its new base, off Main Street, in time for the 2012/13 season.

Mr Stewart said: “I believe that we’ve now got not just the vision and the means with regard to our own stadium, but that we’ll be there competing with our neighbours in Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield.

“We’ve taken lots of consultants on board, and Rotherham Borough Council has been very forthcoming and very ambitious in this adventure of getting the club from where it was on the floor into this vision.

“They are investing heavily in the infrastructure to making Rotherham like a new town—the Renaissance.”

The plans will be on show until Thursday.


  • who is paying for this new stadium? we all know the answer to that is the council tax payers of this town.

    nononsenseman. Fri 16 Apr 22:58:32.

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