Billesley Common

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Billesley Common
Moseley v Northhampton at Bils 2007.JPG
Moseley against Northampton in December 2007 at Billesley
Location Birmingham, England
Coordinates 52°25′19″N 1°52′48″W / 52.422°N 1.880°W / 52.422; -1.880Coordinates: 52°25′19″N 1°52′48″W / 52.422°N 1.880°W / 52.422; -1.880
Owner Birmingham City Council
Capacity 9,000 (6,450 seated)
Surface grass
Construction
Broke ground 2005
Built 2005
Expanded 2014
Tenants
Moseley Rugby Football Club (2005-)

Billesley Common is a recreational area of public open space in South Birmingham, England. It is situated along the Yardley Wood Road, between the suburbs of Moseley and Yardley Wood.

Birmingham's rugby union team, Moseley Rugby Football Club of the National League 1 are leasing part of the common from Birmingham City Council for their pitches and clubhouse. The ground had a seating capacity of 1,450 in the original stand;[1] however a new 5,000 seater stand and clubhouse was approved by the council to be built opposite the original stand. This has since been completed.[2]

Billesley Common was first mentioned in 1774 as being 'common wasteland'.

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