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Opened 1899

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Blundell Park
53.570225,-0.046497

Rating: 4

(299) Google Reviews

The home of the mighty mariners my favourite football team since the new board have taken over there has been a raft of improvements to the ground the team and the facilities and things are definitely looking up the club shop stocks a vast array of kits and flags and badges gloves and everything a fan could want and the ticket office is superbly run and the staff in both the shop and ticket office are truly awesome a brilliant place to be on a match day
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in the last week
Very good atmosphere glad to be back to watching football again went in players bar great bar good locals friendly staff
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in the last week
It's a old ground decent atmosphere but no parking shame the club are having a, slump
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a month ago
Plenty of bargains to be had. Can't wait for the new season and era to begin. Well done to all the staff.
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2 months ago
My favourite place. UTM
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3 months ago

History (from Wikipedia)

Grimsby Town Football Club moved into their new Blundell Park stadium in the summer of 1899, having relocated from Abbey Park, and bringing with them all the fixtures and fittings, as well as the Abbey Park and the Hazel Grove stands.[1] The opening match was a Football League Second Division fixture against Luton Town on 2 September 1899, with 4,000 spectators seeing the teams draw 3–3.[1][4] In 1901 a new Main Stand was built on the northern side of the ground.[1]

In 1925 the Abbey Park Stand was demolished and in its place was built the Barrett's Stand. In 1937 the club's record attendance of 31,651 was recorded when the club met 
Wolverhampton Wanderers in an FA Cup tie on 20 February 1937.[3] In 1939 around the time of the break-out of the Second World War the Hazel Grove Stand, the final remaining stand from the previous ground was demolished and was replaced by the Osmond Stand.[5]

In 1953 the club introduced its first floodlights to the ground and with that enabling Grimsby Town to play night-time fixtures.
[6] Tall floodlights were purchased second hand from Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1958 and installed in 1960 at a cost of £9,000 which was raised by the supporters club, they have illuminated matches ever since when required.[4][7]

In 1961, the 63-year-old Pontoon Stand was demolished and replaced with a new stand of the same name. In 1980 the ground was renovated again, the Main Stand the ground's only original stand was made an all-seater, and the Barrett's stand which was built in 1925 was demolished and replaced the two tier 
Findus stand, which now became the ground's largest stand. Following the Taylor Report which documented the Hillsborough disaster, Blundell Park was made an all seater stadium in 1995. The club in 1995 also introduced temporary seating in the partings between the Pontoon and Main Stands and the Osmond and Findus stands. The club's largest attendance since being made an all seater stadium was 9,528 on 3 March 1999 against Sunderland in a Football League Division One tie. Following Grimsby Town's relegation from the second tier of English football to the fourth between in 2003 and 2004, the club removed the expansion seating, which would only have made returns in high-profile cup fixtures.[5]

Grimsby Town received a £19,000 grant in April 2015 from 
The Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF) – the largest funder of non-league football in the country, which enabled the club to carry out repairs and maintenance to the floodlights at Blundell Park.[8][9]