Northampton village sports field given green light for new clubhouse

A Northampton village playing field used for sports and games every week has been given the go-ahead to build a new clubhouse.

Monday, 21st October 2019, 4:25 pm
The clubhouse will have two changing rooms, showers and a small kitchen and bar.
The clubhouse will have two changing rooms, showers and a small kitchen and bar.

The grounds of Watering Lane in Collingtree are used all year round for football, tennis and cricket games and is a key piece of the village's local community.

Now, the borough council have approved a proposal to construct a clubhouse with two changing rooms, showers and a small kitchen and bar.

The new building would replace two containers that are used as make-shift changing rooms and storing sports equipment.

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A clubhouse will be built on the playing fields off of Watering Lane, Collingtree.

A report on the borough council's planning website reads: "This proposal seeks to replace the existing pavilion with a larger, more modern facility.

"This application seeks to replace the existing containers with a purpose-built flat-roof club house with shower and changing facilities, toilets, a small kitchen and a club room. There will also be a decked area overlooking the existing tennis courts and sports pitches."

The fields off Watering Lane are used rnealy all year round by footballers, cricketers and tennis players.