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Launching the consultation on the new stadium!

The Dons Trust Board Stadium Committee is keen to make the matchday experience as enjoyable as possible for you at the new Stadium in Wimbledon.

The consultation will take place over several months, but before we get into discussions around the things people would most like in the new stadium, we would like to get an insight into the here and now.

Therefore, to kick off the consultation with..

Plough Lane street signUpdate from the Stadium Committee

At the recent Dons Trust SGM, there were various questions about the new stadium so the Don Trust’s Stadium Committee (Roger Evans, Colin Dipple and Sean McLaughlin) are issuing an update on their activities.

Over the past few weeks, the committee has had frequent meetings with Erik Samuelson, responsible for delivering the stadium, Joe Palmer, leading on defining much of the infrastructure, and Joe Giordano, the stadium project manager.  In addition, Colin Dipple has attended several meetings where the revised..

Plough Lane AFC Wimbledon FansResult of vote on Restricted Action on the issue of shares in AFCW PLC

The voting for the Restricted Action on the issue of shares in AFCW PLC has now been completed.

Of the 3,135 Dons Trust members eligible to vote 1,883 of you chose to do so.

1,837 voted in favour of authorising AFCW to launch a share issue, 36 against and 10 abstained.

In order for the Dons Trust to support a share issue 50% of the membership were required to vote and 75% of..

An opportunity to press for safe standing

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,..

Fan power in action

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..

Stadium one step closer as section 106 agreement signed

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..

Stadium presentation on the Trust Webjam

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..