Queen’s Park unveils stadium plans for Lesser Hampden
Queen’s Park Football Club has submitted plans for a 1,700-seater stadium at Lesser Hampden in Glasgow.
Under the proposals, the site adjacent to Hampden Park will be upgraded to a league-standard stadium complete with a new 812-capacity East Stand and an extended West Stand with room for 900 spectators.
Refurbishment will also be carried out around the existing Farmhouse and Byre buildings, upgrading current changing rooms.
The club, which recently voted to end their amateur status, has been using the national stadium as a venue for games but Hampden Park will be owned by the Scottish Football Association from July 2020.
A statement submitted with the application explains: “Queen’s Park will no longer be able to play their 1st XI competitive matches at the National Stadium.
“The club therefore plan to renovate Lesser Hampden to a licensed stadium able to host competitive League and Cup matches.”
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