Fans back plans
Support for club move away from Dens Park
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