Hornchurch Stadium

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Hornchurch Stadium
Location Upminster, England
Coordinates TQ553866
Public transit London Underground Upminster Bridge
Owner Havering London Borough Council
Capacity 3,500 (800 seated)
Surface Synthetic, 400m
Construction
Opened 1956
Renovated 2004
Tenants
A.F.C. Hornchurch
Havering Mayesbrook
West Ham United L.F.C.

The Hornchurch Stadium is an athletics and football stadium located on Bridge Avenue in Upminster in the London Borough of Havering, East London, England. It is home to the A.F.C. Hornchurch and West Ham United L.F.C. football clubs and Havering Mayesbrook Athletics Club.

History[edit]

The stadium was opened in 1956 by Hornchurch Urban District Council.[1] It was the home ground of Hornchurch F.C. until they were dissolved in 2005.

Facilities[edit]

The stadium has a capacity of 3,000, of which 800 is seated and 1,400 is covered.[2] One stand, the 'Riverside', took its name from the River Ingrebourne, a few feet away.

In November 2016, the main stand on the Riverside section of the ground was renamed "The Colin McBride Stand", after former AFC Hornchurch chairman and manager Colin McBride by the AFC Hornchurch Supporters Association

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hornchurch: Economic history and local government British History
  2. ^ Mike Williams & Tony Williams (2012) Non-League Club Directory 2013, p253 ISBN 978-1-869833-77-0

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Coordinates: 51°33′23.57″N 0°14′17.94″E / 51.5565472°N 0.2383167°E / 51.5565472; 0.2383167