Housing scheme at Oldham 'stadium' site set for approval
20th June 2012
OLDHAM Council is set to convert the former Lancaster Club site in Failsworth that had been earmarked for a new community-led sports facility into housing.The site was supposed to be home to a 15,000-seat community stadium which would have featured Oldham Athletic as its main tenant surrounded by other community facilities. However, a long-running legal battle ensued over whether the council had the right to develop on part of the site which had been donated by a charitable trust.The football club pulled out of the plans in......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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