Slough Borough Council
have earmarked an area of land in the Britwell area for
re-generation and has identified a possible new site on which Slough
Town FC could build a new ground. This is an ideal place for a
ground, as it has good transport links and lots of room for future
The council have been in negotiations
with Rebels chairman, Martyn Deaner and this has led to an outline
agreement to allow Slough Town FC to create a new ground for the
Club. Taking things at face value, this could prove to be a long
term solution to the Club's existing problem's.
The site is located south
of Long Furlong Drive in Britwell, in what is currently Kennedy Park
here for a map / Click
here for an aerial photo). The land is currently home to one of
Slough's three skateboard parks.
The project appears to be
part of an overall scheme to re-generate the Britwell, Northborough
and Kennedy Park areas. Local residents have expressed favourable
opinions on the scheme, although it is not known if they have been
made aware that this includes the building of a football ground.
The project leaves scope
for the inclusion of a hotel or other such facility, with the intention
that this could be used by local businesses, generating extra
The council are currently
canvassing the opinions of the local residents and businesses and
their feedback will be discussed at a council meeting at the Town
Hall on Wednesday, 10th September at 6:30 PM. This meeting is an
open meeting and residents are free to attend. Whether this openness
extends to Rebels fans is anyone's guess.
Further information can be
obtained by contacting the Britwell Scheme at The Centre in Farnham
Road, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Slough Borough Council Website