Eagles suffer planning snub over ‘inadequate’ training ground
Today’s defeat at Anfield was the second away loss for Crystal Palace this week, after the club had a planning application for new buildings at their Beckenham training ground rejected by Bromley Council on Thursday.
Planning defeat: council decision was a reverse for Palace manager Frank de Boer and the co-chairman, Steve Parish, right
Palace wanted to build what they called a two-storey “extension” to the main pavilion building and extend the car park at the ground in Copers Cope Road to “provide essential medical, changing and office facilities for the club”, the planning officials noted.
In the report to the planning committee, based on the club’s application, it said, “The existing facilities on site are noted as being insufficient and inadequate, falling well short of Premiership standards and the provision of additional and improved facilities is considered essential for the continued function of the site for this occupier,” something…
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