Fans back plans

Sup­port for club move away from Dens Park

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Court Reports - By JON bRADy AND AMy HALL

NEARLY seven in 10 Tele read­ers back Dundee FC’s pro­pos­als to build a new sta­dium at Cam­per­down Leisure Park.

As we re­ported yes­ter­day, the Dee have re­vealed more in­for­ma­tion on what their new sta­dium cam­pus could con­tain — and 69% of read­ers said they wel­comed the plans.

More than 200 read­ers re­sponded to our snap poll, which asked for their thoughts on the pro­posed fa­cil­i­ties and who they should be open to.

As well as a 15,000-ca­pac­ity sta­dium and four train­ing pitches, the club hopes to build shops, a ho­tel, and scores of new homes.

The fa­cil­ity could also have a cre­ma­to­rium and more than 1,000 park­ing spa­ces for match days.

About two-thirds of read­ers said they would use the added ameni­ties.

Most read­ers also ap­proved of the scale of the plans — 66% said the de­vel­op­ment was just the right size, while 27% said it was too big.

The train­ing pitches and pro­posed shops were the most pop­u­lar as­pects of the de­vel­op­ment — while nearly a third of those asked said they op­posed a cre­ma­to­rium.

Our read­ers were split evenly on whether ri­vals Dundee United should be al­lowed to make use of the train­ing pitches — while a third of read­ers said they didn’t mind.

The Tele asked res­i­dents of nearby Dry­brugh what they thought of the more de­tailed pro­pos­als.

Jan­ice Devine, 56 a stay-at-home mum and gran, said: “As long as they prop­erly think it through and take into ac­count what the lo­cal com­mu­nity thinks, it may be a great de­vel­op­ment for the lo­cal econ­omy.

“My only con­cerns would be the amount of noise gen­er­ated on

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