Butts Park Arena

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Butts Park Arena
The Main Stand
Location Coventry, England
Coordinates 52°24′22″N 1°31′33″W / 52.40611°N 1.52583°W / 52.40611; -1.52583Coordinates: 52°24′22″N 1°31′33″W / 52.40611°N 1.52583°W / 52.40611; -1.52583
Opened 2004
Owner Coventry R.F.C.
Surface Grass
Capacity 4,000
Coventry Bears

Butts Park Arena is a multi-use sports stadium in Spon End, Coventry, England. Its main use is as a rugby stadium, the home ground for Coventry RFC and Coventry Bears, who moved there for the start of the 2004–05. It is the former home ground, an American football team, the Coventry Jets.

The stadium has also hosted the local universities varsity day between Coventry and Warwick.

The stadium[edit]

The stadium was built in 2004 and currently has one stand, the East Stand, which has a capacity of 3,000 and includes a number of conference and banqueting facilities. The West Stand which was a temporary structure holding 1,000 was removed at the end of the 2005–06 season on grounds of health and safety.

View from the road