Bath Rugby ought to depart its “non secular residence” on the Rec, an area man has mentioned.
Based on the membership’s website, gamers have been based mostly on the Recreation Floor on Pulteney Mews because the 1800s.
Martin Farrell wrote a letter to the Bath Chronicle newspaper this week, suggesting that the crew ought to relocate to its Lambridge coaching floor.
He mentioned: “The easy resolution that has been oft mooted to planners and councillors is that the membership builds a stadium on the Lambridge coaching floor, a web site, not like the Rec, that the membership owns.
“Some years in the past, Nick Blofeld accepted that it could make higher financial sense to construct a stadium at Lambridge, however I assume that Bruce Craig’s final intention has been extra to do with buying a chunk of actual property proper within the centre of the town on the spurious and romantic notion that the Rec was the membership’s ‘non secular residence’.”
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Mr Farrell envisioned park and journey bus providers having a cease on the new stadium, giving followers quick access to matches.
“My proposal is solely to mix a stadium with a park and journey within the subject over the river at Lambridge which might then present the chance to type the terminus for the Metro,” he wrote.
Nevertheless, Martin’s admitted his formidable plan had already been rebuffed by these in cost.
He mentioned: “Regrettably, all my makes an attempt to garner enthusiasm from councillors have been shunned, for no obvious cause aside from I surmise that they merely can’t all get their heads round such a proposal.
“Main sporting organisations typically transfer location, so why can’t Tub Rugby?”