Ebbsfleet United meet National League capacity requirements: We were always confident of meeting this works deadline

Thursday 15th February 2018

EBBSFLEET UNITED have completed stadium works at Stonebridge Road to bring their official attendance in line to meet National League requirements.

With work completed on the Swanscombe End and the granting of the safety certificate this week, the clubs official capacity now stands at 4,769.

That brings the ground into line with National League requirements, the looming deadline for which necessitated the work to the away-end terrace.

The club can confirm the following breakdown of that 4,769 capacity, with 2,590 of that standing and 2,179 of which is seating.  The Swanscombe End will reopen for the visit of Woking next Tuesday, 20 February but the game is segregated following the advice of police.

General manager Dave Archer told www.ebbsfleetunited.co.uk: “We were always confident of meeting this works deadline but to have it signed, sealed and delivered with official confirmation of our new capacity and seating numbers before the end of February is a big step for the club at our current level and gives us confidence to push forward with the rest of our long-term plans.”

Stonebridge Road stadium capacity breakdown:

Old Main Stand seating: 629
Old Man Stand terrace: 196
Plough End seating: 534
New Man Stand seating: 1,016
Swanscombe End terrace: 2,394

Total Stadium Capacity: 4,769

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