Rugby club seeks permission for new car park

PUBLISHED: 10:03 09 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:34 18 September 2017

Yatton Rugby Club has had to move its junior sports pitches.

Yatton Rugby Club has had to move its junior sports pitches.


Yatton Rugby Club has applied for planning permission from North Somerset Council to build a car park for its junior sports pitches.

Yatton Rugby Club's under-13s in action last season. Yatton Rugby Club's under-13s in action last season.

The club has moved its junior facilities at North End towards Clevedon to free up land for a housing development.

It has struck a deal with 
the owner of Brick House Farm to create a gravel car park for parents and spectators.

In its application to North Somerset Council, the club said: “The land will be used for rugby on Sunday mornings on no more than 28 occasions throughout the year.

“As rugby is a winter activity, some hard standing 
is required during wet periods.

“It is also important to provide a safe pedestrian access from the pavement opposite the Bridge Inn to the playing areas.

“The car park will be in use for around two hours at a time.”

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