Hanham Athletic Football Club hold consultation over long lease plans

Hanham Athletic Football Club have announced plans to secure a 20-year lease from South Gloucestershire Council for the running and maintenance of the facilities at Vicarage Road.

HAFC have been in existence since 1896 and the club have been based at Vicarage Road for more than half a century and have leased the facilities on an annual basis.

They say a longer-term lease provides them with the opportunity to secure further funding and ensure they can maintain and develop quality facilities, continue to provide good football and enhance their offer to the wider community.

They say they have shared a detailed business plan with the council and now welcome comments via public consultation. They are inviting local residents, elected members, councillors and other stakeholders to hear the club’s proposals, stressing that no big developments are planned but maintenance and improvements are.

There will be consultation meetings at the club house at Vicarage Road next Tuesday (25th May) from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and another on Thursday 3rd June from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

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