Wednesday, September 20, 2006

It’s the battle for Booth Street!

The area off Booth Street, which used to house Stockport Council's vehicle depot and is still owned by the local authority, is interesting both of the borough's sporting powers.
County officials have been in talks over the purchase of the land with a view to it being used to build housing and community sports facilities - a project seen as a vital part of the club's five-year plan of returning to the Championship (old Division 1).
While Sharks' chief executive Niels De Vos admits his rugby union club are interested in securing the sought-after site to possibly use as a parking area.

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