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Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« on: February 26, 2018, 08:12:01 AM »
As you all know, I was away from this forum for a fair while, I reckon during that time, I remember Richmond releasing plans for
a full redevelopment of Punt Road. Does anyone know what is happening with those plans. I even remember pictures being released
of what Punt Road would like after a redevelopment.

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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2018, 11:08:14 AM »
As you all know, I was away from this forum for a fair while, I reckon during that time, I remember Richmond releasing plans for
a full redevelopment of Punt Road. Does anyone know what is happening with those plans. I even remember pictures being released
of what Punt Road would like after a redevelopment.
Ramps, I remember this article but I can't recall any specific plans (?).
http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2017-07-13/punt-road-pitch-tigers-want-upgrade-dollars.mobileapp

According to Benny Gale on the radio last week, the Club is still going through all its options regarding the upgrade. One of which is removing the Jack Dyer Stand as we're "land-locked" by Punt Rd and Brunton Avenue.
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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2018, 12:43:22 PM »
As you all know, I was away from this forum for a fair while, I reckon during that time, I remember Richmond releasing plans for
a full redevelopment of Punt Road. Does anyone know what is happening with those plans. I even remember pictures being released
of what Punt Road would like after a redevelopment.
Ramps, I remember this article but I can't recall any specific plans (?).
http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2017-07-13/punt-road-pitch-tigers-want-upgrade-dollars.mobileapp

According to Benny Gale on the radio last week, the Club is still going through all its options regarding the upgrade. One of which is removing the Jack Dyer Stand as we're "land-locked" by Punt Rd and Brunton Avenue.
Aye, land-locked we are, on all four sides, but could we use the space we have any better?  If the JD Stand was jacked up & moved 40 mtrs up towards the Yarra Park boundary we could move the playing surface up & build a grandstand at the Richmond Station end of PRO.  The JD Stand may not have any heritage status of any note, but it is a significant piece of club history which should be retained if possible.  We lose a small car park but gain a new grandstand! 
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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2018, 02:23:43 PM »
As you all know, I was away from this forum for a fair while, I reckon during that time, I remember Richmond releasing plans for
a full redevelopment of Punt Road. Does anyone know what is happening with those plans. I even remember pictures being released
of what Punt Road would like after a redevelopment.
Ramps, I remember this article but I can't recall any specific plans (?).
http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2017-07-13/punt-road-pitch-tigers-want-upgrade-dollars.mobileapp

According to Benny Gale on the radio last week, the Club is still going through all its options regarding the upgrade. One of which is removing the Jack Dyer Stand as we're "land-locked" by Punt Rd and Brunton Avenue.

It will be interesting to see what they do. I personally think the JDS should go and a new facility put in its place which could be extended towards the punt road side of the ground towards the richmond station side. It would be good to know what facilities are
needed now as well, when the club did the last one, which in all honesty wasnt that long ago in development terms, why didnt they
make it bigger or higher then?

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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2018, 12:50:35 AM »
we need a stand with at least 30,000 viewing capacity, for our VFL AND AFLW teams, great little revenue earner and we would fill it. Probably re-locate JD Stand and build around it and over it.
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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2018, 01:37:44 PM »
we need a stand with at least 30,000 viewing capacity, for our VFL AND AFLW teams, great little revenue earner and we would fill it. Probably re-locate JD Stand and build around it and over it.

I think player facility upgrades and office upgrades should be the priority. I cant see 30,000 people attending a VFL or AFLW match.
10,000-15,000 seats would just about see it out I reckon.

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Re: Punt Road Oval Redevelopment
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2018, 11:58:35 AM »
we need a stand with at least 30,000 viewing capacity, for our VFL AND AFLW teams, great little revenue earner and we would fill it. Probably re-locate JD Stand and build around it and over it.

I think player facility upgrades and office upgrades should be the priority. I cant see 30,000 people attending a VFL or AFLW match.
10,000-15,000 seats would just about see it out I reckon.

We would get it easily if we had the space, think big, you dont wont to be looking to upgrade 5-10 years down the track because of small think to begin with.
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