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Team GB Olympic athlete unveils QEII stadium in Enfield, London

Team GB Olympic athlete unveils QEII stadium in Enfield, London

Date published: 13/10/2012
Enfield: MoL
Enfield
Project opening
Mayor of London: Facilities Fund

October 2012 saw grassroots sport in Enfield, North London receive a significant boost following the refurbishment and official opening of the QEII Stadium funded by the Football Foundation and the Mayor of London: Facility Fund.

The new facility was opened by Team GB athlete and London 2012 200m semi-finalist, Margaret Adeoye.

The new sports pavilion will provide a new home for Enfield Town Football Club and provide high quality changing facilities to the users of 30 adjacent community sports pitches. The facility comprises of ten changing rooms and the facilities meet the requirements for Enfield Town FC to play in the Ryman Premier League.

Tim Harrison, Leisure Facilities Development Manager at Enfield Council, said: “We are very grateful to the Football Foundation for their generous grant towards the refurbishment of the QEII Stadium. It has contributed towards restoring a landmark facility to its former glory; the stadium will be of great benefit to the residents of Enfield and will help to encourage more people to take part in sport and physical activity.”

Paul Thorogood, Chief Executive of the Football Foundation, said: “I am delighted to see this tremendous new facility, funded by the Football Foundation and the Mayor of London: Facility Fund, complete and ready for use by the local community. Enfield Council and Enfield Town Football Club have worked tirelessly in partnership with the Middlesex FA to reach this stage and deserve great credit for their efforts.

“Projects like this would not be possible without the essential support of our funding partners the Premier League, The FA and the Government, whose crucial financial backing is helping to transform the grassroots landscape in this country.”

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