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1986 No. 1296

SPORTS GROUNDS AND SPORTING EVENTS

The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1986

Made

24th July 1986

Laid before Parliament

31st July 1986

Coming into Operation

23rd August 1986

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 1(1) of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975(1), and after such consultation as is mentioned in section 18(4) of that Act, I hereby make the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1986 and shall come into operation on 23rd August 1986.

2.  The sports stadia specified in Schedule 1 to this Order (being stadia each of which in the opinion of the Secretary of State has accommodation for more than 10,000 spectators) are hereby designated as stadia requiring safety certificates under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

3.  The sports ground specified in Schedule 2 to this Order (being a sports ground at which Association Football, Rugby League Football or Rugby Union Football is played and which in the opinion of the Secretary of State has accommodation for more than 10,000 spectators) is hereby designated as a sports ground requiring a safety certificate under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975, as extended by the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (Extension to Football Grounds) Order 1986.

Douglas Hurd

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

24th July 1986

SCHEDULE 1ADDRESSES OF SPORTS STADIA DESIGNATED BY ARTICLE 2

UnderhillTwerton Park
Barnet LaneBath
Barnet
Shielfield ParkThe Stadium
TweedmouthCentral Avenue
Berwick upon TweedBillingham
County Cricket GroundBorough Park
Edgbaston RoadPrincess Street
EdgbastonBlackpool
Birmingham
York Street Ground Brewery Field
York Street Tondu Road
BostonBridgend
Bristol Rugby Memorial Ground The Recreation Ground
Filton Avenue Camborne
Horfield
Bristol
Cardiff Arms Park The Stadium
CardiffNew Writtle Street
Chelmsford
Victory ParkCwmbran Stadium
Duke StreetHenllys Way
Chorley Cwmbran
Watling StreetEugene Cross Park
StonePontygof
Dartford Ebbw Vale
County Ground Stadium International Stadium
Church Road Nelson Road
St. ThomasGateshead
Exeter
Kingsholm GroundLoakes Park
Kingsholm Road High Wycombe
Gloucester
Rockingham Road Football GroundHeadingley Cricket Ground
Rockingham Road St. Michael's Lane
Kettering Leeds
Aylestone RoadStradey Park
LeicesterLlanelli
Champion HillThe Oval
East Dulwich Kennington
London S.E. 22 London S.E. 11
Lord's Cricket Ground County Ground
St. John's Wood Talbot Road
London N.W. 8 Old Trafford
Manchester
Sandy LaneChristie Park
Streatham RoadLancaster Road
MitchamMorecambe
The Gnoll (Rugby Union Ground)Rodney Parade
Gnoll Park RoadRodney Road
Neath Newport
The Central Ground The Drill Field
Albion Way Drill Field Road
Northwich Northwich
Trent Bridge Manor Park
Bridgford Road Beaumont Road
West Bridgford Nuneaton
Nottingham
Sardis Road FieldPoole Stadium
Sardis RoadWimborne Road
PontypriddPoole
Talbot Athletic GroundCricket Ground
Manor Street North Marine Road
Port Talbot Scarborough
Sheffield Sports StadiumWestern Road
Penistone RoadSouthall
Owlerton
Sheffield
Haig AvenueBorough Sports Ground
SouthportGander Green Lane
Sutton
St. Helen's GroundBuck's Head Ground
Bryn RoadWellington
SwanseaTelford
St. George's Lane Borough Park
WorcesterWorkington
Ellis Sports GroundYeovil Athletic Ground
Moss Bay Road Huish
WorkingtonYeovil
Wigginton Road Ground
Wigginton Road
York

SCHEDULE 2ADDRESS OF SPORTS GROUND DESIGNATED BY ARTICLE 3

  • Recreation Ground

  • Redruth

EXPLANATORY NOTE

By this Order the Secretary of State designates the sports stadia set out in Schedule 1 to it as stadia requiring safety certificates under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 and the sports ground set out in Schedule 2 to it as a sports ground requiring a safety certificate under that Act as extended by the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (Extension to Football Grounds) Order 1986.

(1)

the powers in section 1 were extended by the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (Extension to Football Grounds) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/1044).

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