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Pitch regeneration gets under way

Pitch regeneration gets under way

Work on the Kuflink Stadium’s pitch has got under way within the first week of the close season. The club has started early on pitch regeneration well ahead of the 2019/20 season, with the initial work commencing today and continuing all week. Fleet’s managing director Dave Archer said, “We wanted to start work on the playing surface as early as…

Roadworks around Kuflink Stadium

Roadworks around Kuflink Stadium

Home and away supporters should leave extra time to travel to the Kuflink Stadium through August as Kent County Council have begun a series of roadworks in the area and traffic delays are occurring on all routes to the Fleet’s ground, from Swanscombe, Northfleet and Ebbsfleet International Station. Temporary traffic-control signals are in place on Stonebridge Road, the A226 Thames…

Supergrass on the sidelines

Supergrass on the sidelines

The Fleet haven’t quite joined the artificial pitch revolution but from next season, assistant referees and those on the home and away benches at the Kuflink Stadium will feel the benefit. The sidelines on the Main Stand side of the pitch have had artificial grass installed to prevent wear and tear on that well-used area of the ground, as well…

Fleet capacity now officially back above 4,000

Fleet capacity now officially back above 4,000

With work completed on the Swanscombe End and the granting of the safety certificate this week, the Kuflink Stadium’s official capacity now stands at 4,769. That brings the ground into line with National League requirements, the looming deadline for which necessitated the work to the away-end terrace. The club can confirm the following breakdown of that 4,769 capacity, with 2,590…

Swanscombe End closed as refurbishment begins

Swanscombe End closed as refurbishment begins

The Swanscombe End at the Kuflink Stadium is now closed until further notice as work begins to refurbish the terracing and raise capacity back above 4,000. The emergency exit stairs at that stand have been removed already before the main phase of work begins. Supporters may still enter the ground via the turnstiles at the car-park/Swanscombe end but there will…

Swanscombe End closure date confirmed

Swanscombe End closure date confirmed

The Swanscombe End will be shut for refurbishment works from January 2nd following completion of a construction plan by the club. The initial work will involve removing the scaffolding from around the temporary exit prior to the building of a new exit stairway in its place. Following that, works to build a new turnstile and underpin and strengthen the terracing…

Swanscombe End next for refurbishment

Swanscombe End next for refurbishment

Ebbsfleet United can today announce the next phase of stadium development will be refurbishment works to the Swanscombe End, to take place in January 2018. National League requirements to qualify for the play-offs mean a stadium capacity of 4,000 is required and the Fleet will embark on a £200,000 strengthening of the Swanscombe End terrace to bring the Kuflink Stadium…

Ready, steady… logo!

Ready, steady… logo!

There may not be much going on pitchside in these early summer months but Stonebridge Road’s new main stand has gained some identity to its public-facing facade with the lifting into place of the club badge. The centrepiece of the club’s main stand redevelopment, the 3m-high badge featuring the Fleet’s famous halved East Indiaman at full sail and football, was hoisted…

Stand redevelopment given green light

Stand redevelopment given green light

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to announce that planning was granted this evening by Gravesham Borough Council for the redevelopment of the Northfleet/Plough End stand. At a hearing at the Civic Centre on Wednesday night, local councillors gave unanimous approval to the club’s application for redevelopment, removing the final stumbling block to the reconstruction of that section of the stadium. Club directors…

Hire Fleet pitch for your games in May

Hire Fleet pitch for your games in May

Ebbsfleet United are once again offering pitch-hire opportunities at Stonebridge Road throughout May, having had to postpone them last year because of pitch resurfacing. We have three slots daily available from Thursday May 18th to Tuesday May 23rd, with 10:30, 14:00 and 18:00 kick-off times, with prices ranging from £300+VAT to £500+VAT (see below for current availability). Please note pitch hire…

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