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Rating: 4.2

(401) Google Reviews

The stadium is excellent for non league football, parking and facilities are good but the bar and food kiosk area for the away fans was poor. At 1415 when we arrived, the food/drink kiosk had no change, the hot food was still being cooked and the queue at the bar was huge. The poor lad had very little help and seemed to have to serve both sides. Come on Fylde get this bit together! Otherwise an enjoyable visit.
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a month ago
Had my first Covid vaccination here and was very impressed with the smooth running of the operation. Bar wasn't open unfortunately! But looks a nice little area and a pretty impressive little stadium
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a month ago
Great ground, friendly staff. Enjoyed our experience
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6 months ago
Very good day. Good football. Food ok.
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3 months ago
Ambitious non league club modern ground easy to find. Tickets purchased at the office on the day of the game.
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a month ago

History (from Wikipedia)

On 19 January 2008, AFC Fylde announced plans to move from their current ground at Kellamergh Park in the village of Warton to a then unnamed location, and in February 2010 unveiled plans for a new Community Sports Complex in Wrea Green; however, the planning application was rejected by Fylde Council in April 2012.[1]

On 3 September 2013, the club announced that new plans had been drawn up for a £18 million multi-sport development, Mill Farm Sports Village, on the outskirts of 
Wesham.[2] As well as a 6,000-capacity Football League standard football stadium with supporters' facilities, the development would include community sports pitches, sports science facilities, and commercial opportunities including a supermarket.[3] The planning application for the stadium and associated facilities was accepted by Fylde Borough Council on 4 June 2014.[4]

Preston architecture company the Frank Whittle Partnership Limited (the FWP group), who have been involved in the successful design and delivery of a number of other football stadiums in Lancashire [5] was chosen to design the sporting village. The prime developer chosen was Warden Construction Limited, also of Preston. Construction began in March 2015 [6] and was completed by the middle of 2016 . The ground opened on 13 August 2016 [7] for the club's first National League North match of the season against Brackley Town. The final cost of the sports village was approximately £25 million.

Design and Facilities[edit]

The main structure within Mill Farm Sports Village is the football stadium.

The stadium is designed to hold up to 6,000 spectators in three stands. The main grandstand offers 2,000 seats and hospitality areas, and the east and south stands provide covered terracing. The stadium is described as "simple yet elegant"; it is decorated almost solely in black and white colours for its outer/inner cladding and combines a smooth, curved roof.

Customer facilities include:

  • 290-seat sports bar ("Bradley's") featuring over 20 large-screen TVs
  • 80-seat restaurant with roof terrace
  • 40-seat cafe
  • conference and event facilities across 9 rooms

Things to do nearby.

The Eagle.

8 Reviews
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As we walked in, I was asked if we had a reservation (I thought that was a bit odd being a Friday afternoon), but no, the place was packed! In turn there... Read More

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Visited early evening on Good Friday and it was surprisingly quiet. We just popped in for a quick pint and the Theakston's was very pleasant. We didn't dine... Read More

Birley Arms.

2 Reviews
Photo of Ian B.

Pub and hotel in a rural location, not far from the Lytham Road. Seemed quite popular with a steady stream of lunchtime diners. Judging by the way that some... Read More

Photo of John H.

Only ever eaten at the restaurant part. When we have booked we always tend to eat in the conservatory as it is always much quieter. The staff are always... Read More