Walton, Waterside Drive
Colman Architects has been appointed by Elmbridge Borough Council to create an exciting new sports facility in Waterside Drive, Walton.
The site, adjacent to the Xcel Centre comprises of Walton Casuals Football Ground and a public park area.
An Outline Planning Application received approval on 10th July 2012 for a new sports facility that will include a new football and athletic stadium with a 300 seat, covered, spectator stand and further seating on the opposite side of the stadium, making use of the existing Walton Casuals’ stands. A covered standing area behind each goal will be provided. New Astro turf and extra grass pitches will be used by the club’s Youth Teams. New changing rooms will be located below the stands.
The proposals for a new 8 lane all weather athletic track, including areas for field events, has been designed to meet all Club and ‘Sport England’ requirements. An additional four changing rooms will be available for use by schools and the community.
The new sport and leisure facility is designed to provide community facilities such as a children’s playground, picnic area, outdoor gym area and open space.