The Slough Observer reports
re-generation scheme for Kennedy Park, Britwell has been questioned
following Britwell residents expressing their feelings about the
that building a football stadium on Kennedy Park will not benefit
those who live nearby. They have claimed that the project was about
boosting the pockets of businessmen and The Slough Borough Council.
worries include traffic, crime and hooliganism.
Howe, project manager talked about how Britwell could be improved if
Slough Town FC were to move to Kennedy Park.
included key worker housing, improved shops and overall a better
fear that once the stadium has been built, all the other plans will
go to waste.
Camden, a Britwell resident said "When we do get the stadium
Britwell will be forgotten about.
is opposing the stadium. Britwell has a big hole and putting a
football stadium there is not going to make it better.
have got enough hooliganism around here and it's not going to help
couldn't see how this would benefit the youth in around Kennedy
Park. One resident even went as far as describing the whole project
a 'logistical nightmare'.
Howe went on to say "Without the football stadium we would not
be able to generate the money to do all these things".