Prince of Wales Stadium

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Prince of Wales Stadium
Full name The Prince of Wales Stadium
Location Tommy Taylors Lane,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire
GL50 4RN
Coordinates 51°54′39″N 2°4′50″W / 51.91083°N 2.08056°W / 51.91083; -2.08056Coordinates: 51°54′39″N 2°4′50″W / 51.91083°N 2.08056°W / 51.91083; -2.08056
Capacity 480
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1981
Opened 1981
Renovated 1999
Tenants

Gloucestershire All-Golds

Cheltenham Tigers RUFC (1981-)

The Prince of Wales Stadium is a multi-sport stadium in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, with a running track and athletics facilities.[1] The stadium is home to the Cheltenham Tigers rugby union club who use the ground for training and home games. It is also home to Cheltenham & County Harriers.

From 2013, the Gloucestershire All-Golds rugby league club play in Championship 1 at the Prince of Wales Stadium. The Cheltenham Rugby Festival rugby league nines event is also held in at the Prince of Wales Stadium.

History[edit]

The Prince of Wales stadium was opened in 1981. A cricket match between Australia and Gloucestershire was played as part of its opening.

In September 1981, Cheltenham Tigers rugby union club moved to the stadium. They played a match against Harlequins to celebrate the occasion.

The track was reopened on 2 October 1999 after the track surface had been resurfaced with Polytan PUR at a cost of £185,000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cheltenham: Prince of Wales Stadium". UK Running Track Directory. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 

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