Council agrees to £3m loan for club to purchase Belle Vue

Artist impression of the new stadium. Photo: Wakefield Council
Wakefield Council have agreed to provide Wakefield Trinity with a loan of £3.15m to buy the freehold of the stadium at Belle Vue and surrounding areas. The council said the land was a "positive step in providing much-needed security and stability for the club's future," as well as helping to realise their ambitions to develop a new community stadium. It is believed that the loan will help the club to provide positive assurance to the Rugby Football League (RFL) that there is clear intent to make the stadium compliant with RFL ... For the full story register now for free or login below...