‘Tonight is the night!’: Romford Greyhound Stadium to reopen fully refurbished Coral Stand after £10m overhaul

An artist's impression of what the new Millenium Stand will look like at Romford Stadium, Photo: Ral

An artist's impression of what the new Millenium Stand will look like at Romford Stadium, Photo: Ralgreen Architects - Credit: Ralgreen Architects

This evening will see hundreds of people from across Romford and the wider London area flock to Romford as the town’s greyhound stadium fully reopens after a £10million refurbishment.

Back in March last year Ladbrokes Coral Group, which operates the stadium in London Road, said it would be giving the venue a complete overhaul.

Work began in May 2018, and included the demolition of the Main Stand to create more than 100 car parking spaces, a modernisation of the reception area and office building and a new track that was put down in September.

A Coral Ladbrokes spokeswoman told the Recorder: "Tonight is the night! Friday September 6 officially sees the mayor open the £10m refurbishment to the public where they can enjoy a brand new stand and track.

"The new stand, 'The Coral stand', boasts new bars, tote betting facilities, snack bar and restaurant, The Paddock.

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"In The Paddock restaurant you can dine every Friday and Saturday for £35 per person on a three-course a la carte menu.

"If a carvery is more your thing then The Pavilion restaurant is available to serve you at just £27.50 per person.

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"Don't miss out tonight as a raffle at just £2 a ticket or 6 for £10 is on offer for a chance to win a car worth over £7,500 kindly supplied by Tony Levoi, Romford.

"Runners up will either win a 55inch TV or a meal for 4.

"You only stand a chance of winning by buying a ticket on the night.

"Not only will there be the excitement of the long awaited opening but it is also Champion Stakes Final night, just 35 seconds to win £10,000, exciting times at Romford Greyhound Stadium!

"The stadium now has an increased capacity of over 1,600 people after running at a capacity of just 350 whilst works took place.

"Secure your tickets for a celebrational night at Romford Dogs tonight by calling 01708 773 444 and selecting option 2."

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