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Old 16th November 2023, 15.45:03   #16-0 (permalink)

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Default Re: WST board recommend Racecourse Lease surrender

Originally Posted by Iesty View Post
as clause 3.2a. The Racecourse will be our home until 2115, and in section 3.3 of the lease surrender document linked to above and copied below:

unless a new stadium of at least equivalent capacity which meets UEFA Category 4 Stadium status or equivalent was to be constructed as the home football stadium of Wrexham AFC in Wrexham County Borough within two miles of The Racecourse Ground.
If you go back to what was agreed during the sale of the club, what 98% of then trust members voted on :

Whilst the Buyer has no intention of changing any of the following heritage matters, the Buyer will need to obtain WST's prior consent with respect to:
4.2 Changing the playing location of the Wrexham AFC men's first team to a location more than 2 miles from the Racecourse Ground

So the only way to get any guarantee of future capacity or UEFA category 4 stadium is by agreeing to accept this lease surrender.