Retro Snapshot: Original Plans For New ‘Modernistic Molineux’, 1958

Chris Wright

5th, September 2011


By Chris Wright

The year was 1958, and Wolves almost went from playing here…

To playing here

Pretty damn swish, even by modern standards.

The scale model provides us with a glimpse into what the new, ‘modernistic’ Molineux could have looked like when the stadium was being pencilled in for re-development during the late 1950’s.

Even though the plans were met with favourable press and almost universally commended, the re-development was put on the back-burner until the 1980’s, when the re-designing of the ground, chiefly the Steve Bull Stand (as it is now), almost bankrupt the club completely.

Fancy reading on? ‘Ay a gander at Stadium Porn’s accompanying article. Promise it’ll be worth your while.