£25m scheme first move in plans to transform Warrington’s Southern Gateway

A street view of the scheme
One of Rugby League’s most hallowed patches of turf is to be developed in to an ‘exemplar’ housing scheme – and is to be named after one of the sport’s greats. Warrington RLFC’s former Wilderspool home, which closed in 2003, will provide 160 new homes and will be named in honour of Brian Bevan, Warrington’s all-conquering Australian winger who scored a world record 796 tries in a career spanning 22 years. A planning application has now been submitted for the proposed development by Wire Regeneration, a joint ventur... For the full story register now for free or login below...