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Around The Grounds: Whaddon Road, Home Of Cheltenham Town

By Chris Wright

We’re in League Two for this week’s Around the Grounds, popping our heads around the door at Cheltenham Town’s Whaddon Road (or the Abbey Business Stadium), the Robins’ fourth and current home (since 1932), a stadium they have shared with nomadic amateur side Gloucester City since 2010 after the latter were forced out of their ground by severe flooding three years prior.

Whaddon Road is built on the former site of The Berkeley Hunt kennels and, as things stand, has a maximum capacity of approximately 7,200 (3,000 or so of which is standing) with wonderful views of the Cotswold Hills off in the distance out over the terrace roofs…

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Cheltenham v Bristol Rovers - The Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Coca-Cola Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Macclesfield Town - Whaddon Road Ground

Soccer - Coca-Cola Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Macclesfield Town - Whaddon Road Ground

Soccer - Coca-Cola Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Macclesfield Town - Whaddon Road Ground

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers - The Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Cheltenham Town v Bristol City - The Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Cheltenham Town v Bristol City - The Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Cheltenham Town v Bristol City - The Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - Carling Cup - Second Round - Cheltenham Town v Torquay United - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Morecambe - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Burton Albion - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Cheltenham Town v Burton Albion - Abbey Business Stadium

Soccer - FA Cup - Third Round - Cheltenham Town v Everton - Whaddon Road

Soccer - FA Cup - Third Round - Cheltenham Town v Everton - Whaddon Road

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Play Off - Semi Final - Second Leg - Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town - Whaddon Road

Soccer - npower Football League Two - Play Off - Semi Final - Second Leg - Cheltenham Town v Northampton Town - Whaddon Road

More in Pies’ Around The Grounds series…

Galpharm Stadium, Huddersfield
Sixfields Stadium, Northampton And Coventry…ish

City Ground, Nottingham Forest
Princes Park, Dartford FC’s Wooden Eco Stadium

Molineux, Wolves

The New Maracana, Rio De Janeiro

Griffin Park, Brentford

De Kuip, Feyenoord

Upton Park, West Ham

San Mames, Athletic Bilbao

FC Gspon’s Ottmar Hitzfeld Stadium, The Highest Pitch In Europe

Valley Parade, Bradford City
Prenton Park, Tranmere
Wankdorf, Young Boys

Estadio Municipal, SC Braga

Home Park, Plymouth Argyle

Victoria Park, Hartlepool United
Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
Ninian Park, Cardiff City
Wankdorf Stadium, Young Boys
Portman Road, Ipswich Town
Recreation Ground, Aldershot
Saltergate, Former Home Of Chesterfield

(Photos: PA)

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By Chris on November 8th, 2013 in Featured, Football League, Newsnow, Photos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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One Response to “Around The Grounds: Whaddon Road, Home Of Cheltenham Town”

  1. Robin says:

    About 12 months out of date

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