Dons Trust members will be aware that football stadia are required by law to be all-seated in the Premiership and Championship. A number of attempts have been made to lobby the Government to change this legislation but, to date, the Government has been unwilling to do so. A petition has recently been launched for this legislation to be changed, so as to allow for safe standing in the Premiership and Championship. If it reaches 100,000 signatures (and, at time of writing,..
Dons Trust Chair Matt Breach and Vice-Chair Mark Davis look back on the role that DT members and AFC Wimbledon supporters – plus one or two others – have played in bringing the Dons home.
This week’s news about the new stadium is a proud moment for us all. It really does look as if AFC Wimbledon, the fans-owned club formed from the ashes of Wimbledon FC, is going to pull off a coup that our predecessor and its multi-millionaire..
We’re delighted to announce that AFC Wimbledon, Merton Council and Galliard Homes have today signed the Section 106 agreement that clears the way for our new stadium.
This is another major milestone towards the rightful return of Wimbledon’s football club to Wimbledon and represents the result of months of hard work to finalise a complex deal.
The signing means work can now start on the stadium, as well as the 602 new homes, retail space and squash and fitness club..
The Dons Trust AGM held on Thursday, December 8 included a presentation and Q&A session on the new stadium, given by project manager Andrew Williams and club chief executive Erik Samuelson. Thanks to volunteers who videoed and edited the presentation, it is now available exclusively to Trust members on the Trust Webjam.
We also videoed other sections of the AGM and these will be posted exclusively on the Trust Webjam site over the next few weeks. So if you weren’t..