‘We want to take the club forward on and off the field. But that will be balanced by a large family section which will offer the best-value tickets in the ground. Portsmouth have revealed plans for a 36,000-capacity waterfront stadium.The new ground would see the FA Cup winners move from Fratton Park, their homesince 1898, to a site at the "gateway" of the Hampshire city.The creation of a new stadium is deemed essential for the club, which needs alarger capacity than its current 20,200. New roof and cladding part of the project. PMC Construction director Steve Cripps talks through the essential works currently being undertaken in Fratton Park's North Stand. Pompey in the Community (PitC) are one of 100 UK charities to be awarded a £100,000 donation from Barclays. New ground: Pompey will build their new stadium just off Hornsea Island. The 13-acre reclaimed site is situated on Horsea Island, adjacent to the historic naval dockyards and the stretch of water that was once a torpedo testing range. Harbouring a dream: Pompey's new stadium is planned on a 'gateway site' to the city on the south side of Horsea Island overlooking the Harbour, Naval Dockyards and out to the Solent. Sadly the stadium was demolished in 2012, ... Portsmouth Greyhound Stadium.

The John Jenkins Stadium will be at the heart of the facility to be built on the Moneyfields site in the Baffins area of the city. Local sources said this week that the Nationwide Division One side was going to put a planning application for the site in the next month. A new £3.5 million state-of-the-art community sports complex in Portsmouth is to be named after D-Day veteran and lifelong Pompey fan John Jenkins MBE.

'Where are your sources? As part of the general Portsmouth Football Club stadium strategy, work has this week commenced on Pompey’s iconic Archibald Leitch-designed South Stand. ‘This is a stadium designed by cutting-edge architects – a world-class stadium to transform the club and the waterfront. ‘If you have a stadium any bigger than 36,000, you start to lose that sense of closeness, because you need three tiers.’. Portsmouth FC already owns two and half hectares of land. This is a unique aspect of the programme that makes the venue not only about the sport but also about the broader football game experience shared by friends and families. ': Liverpool fan Conor Coady laughs off talk of a return... 'VAR allowing players to attempt to kick opposition in the b******s as long as they don't hit the target':... Leeds 0-1 Wolves: Raul Jimenez's deflected strike gives the visitors narrow win at Elland Road after Romain... 'The captain sits next to me': Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shocks Bruno Fernandes in press conference by revealing... 'Football is a working-class sport and it should be affordable to everybody': West Brom boss Slaven Bilic... West Brom 0-0 Burnley: Premier League strugglers produce the first 0-0 of the season after 47 GAMES as both... Khabib Nurmagomedov faces 'toughest test' of perfect career 'if Justin Gaethje can deal with his wrestling... 'He's one of the most dangerous forward players in England': Kylian Mbappe heaps praise on Marcus Rashford... Kylian Mbappe 'showing NO desire to extend PSG deal' beyond 2022... and French striker 'could seal big-money... or debate this issue live on our message boards. In order to use the live chat functionality you need to opt into live chat cookies. Parking sites away from the stadium will be used in a park and ride scheme designed for travellers from out of town, who can drive to the parking lot then catch a bus to the stadium terminal. The stadium would be accessed from the new Target Road and effectively replaced the track at Portsmouth Greyhound Track (Copnor), which raced from 1928 to 1930. The club put the scheme on hold in April after the television firm went bust. Advice centres on new immigration laws that come into force next January, Ashley Muldoon joins Global Switch 11 months after leaving London tower builder. But, with its two-tier stands, it will have the same closeness to the pitch that makes their current ground a one-off in the Premiership. This site uses cookies. Pompey and Sellar Property Group, which is handling the development, alsoannounced proposals for the redevelopment of the 17-acre Fratton Park site for amix of low-rise residential and retail uses. Portsmouth Football Club would like to thank residents in Carisbrooke Road for their cooperation in enabling this work to happen. Clare Martin, chief executive of PitC, said: “John Jenkins was a massive friend to Pompey in the Community and would regularly call in to see what we were doing – often bringing home-made baked goods with him. Storrie said: ‘This is our fourth Premiership season and we’re becoming an established top-flight side. image caption The first phase of the proposals for the Milton End stand are due to be submitted to Portsmouth City Council Portsmouth FC has unveiled plans for a revamp of its Fratton Park stadium. “This also forms part of the longer-term plan to maintain Fratton Park as a viable stadium, while, at all times, other options are being carefully considered.”, The works on the South Stand will include:- New roof- New cladding- Replacement roof lights- Additional roof lights to reflect the original stand- New guttering- New lower roofs to changing areas- Replacement lighting- Replacement steelwork within the stand itself- Replacement emergency lighting- Removal of all old infrastructure. It will now be built in one go, rather than in a four-stage process as originally conceived. Before, after and during half time the focus is outward, towards the park, water and unobstructed views of the city,” explain the architects. One huge departure from Fratton Park, however, will be corporate boxes. They have been gifted six acres of land at Moneyfields by Riversdale Developments, which is to build houses and flats on the remaining one acre of the site. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. "He was a huge part of the city and this is the least we can do to recognise what he meant to all of us.". ‘And we wanted to retain that rather than have a 50,000 ground and risk having empty seats.

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With Sellar’s land and just under a hectare from BT it will have a little more than five hectares to develop. “He was a huge part of the city and this is the least we can do to recognise what he meant to all of us.”. ... New ferry to take Portsmouth holidaymakers to Spain arrives at city's port for first time. It is designed by Swiss-based architects Herzog and de Meuron that surpasses traditional stadia typology and introduces unique live-in elements to the sporting ground environment. 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But Pompey wondered if there was a better solution. Kenny Jackett on his Portsmouth squad after a quiet deadline day and potentially signing free agents, Why the Eisners are quiet, Kenny Jackett's contract situation and the lack of striker recruits - Your Portsmouth questions answered. The site is currently owned by the Navy, who offered to release the northern and western edges of Horsea Island for construction of a new urban park and the stadium in return for the development of a new Navy dive school.