Grounds for Benefit: Developing and Protecting Community Benefit in Football Stadia’ is a piece of research commissioned from Supporters Direct by Wrenbridge Sport, property developers with a particular focus on sports and leisure. The aim was to help inform their role in ongoing football stadia developments and to outline the different ways in which community benefit can be enshrined, delivered and protected through stadia.
This research has explored ways in which:
- The ownership structure of stadia can be organised to protect community and supporter interests;
- Community benefit can be delivered through stadia;
- Community benefit can be protected