After 60 years: Luton FC may be getting a new home_Erik Ogar

Luton FC’s struggle against relegation is the foremost concern of the club supporters, but the clubs future prospects offers some consolation as they move closer to getting a new stadium after waiting sixty years.

Plans were submitted in 2016 for a mixed-use development (Newlands Park) near the M1 to rejuvenate the town and also help fund a 17,500-23,000-seater stadium (Power Court) – but leaving Kenilworth Road the present home was mentioned as long ago as the 1950s.

On January 6th a high court confirmed that work could begin on a new home for Luton FC.
Capital & Regional, owner of the local shopping centre, launched several legal challenges to the Newlands Park development before it was confirmed finally this month that C&R would not push for a Judicial Review at the High Court thus
finally giving the green light for the 2020 consortium.

Luton town FC is based in the town of Luton. Bedfordshire, England,Founded in 1885, it is nicknamed ‘the Hatters’. The team plays its home matches at Kenilworth Road, where it has been based since 1905.

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