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Stadium built by 2010 say Reds

posted by: M44 - Friday 28th November, 2008

click here to enlargeSalford City Reds insist their new home will be finished by 2010 after getting clearance to resume development on the Barton site.



The company originally tasked with managing the project, Red City Developments, went into administration just days after the Reds secured their Super League Franchise.

However, Begbies Traynor, the administrators of Red City Developments, have now given control of the land back to the club, with Peel Holdings backing the build.

Red's Chairman John Wilkinson said 'This is great news for the club and its fans and means we can now continue with our exciting plans.'

'I do understand the frustrations of our loyal fans who are suffering through this with us but they must be patient a little while longer and continue to trust us to do the right thing - we will deliver.'

Peel Holdings, the preferred developer, are now looking at finalising the revised details of the 30 million project and hope to announce these in early 2009.

Both Peel and Salford Reds are confident the stadium will be completed by 2010.

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