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Saracens to increase capacity for Saints visit

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Tone Turner
Last modified
Sunday, 07 February 2016

New Stands on the Horizon

leicester tigers new standSaracens, Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints are all currently running ground improvement projects at present with opening dates approaching our rugby safety members will be ensuring that these new facilities are covered by existing process, if not addressing the issues that the new infastructure introduces and adding or modifying existing. 

"Saracens to expand their temporary stands to achieve the 15,000 required capacity for their home quarter final v Northampton Saints on Saturday 9th April 2016 kick off at 1745 hrs.
Meanwhile at Northampton and Leicester the construction of their new stands continue at a pace" the Barwell Stand at Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens will formerly open mid February with 1,900 seats.

Tigers are investing £8 million on the development of the west side of their Welford Road Stadium with an additional 3100 seats now installed and increase the total ground capacity to 26,000.

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