When was Priestfield built?

When was Priestfield built?

1893Priestfield Stadium / Opened

Where is Gillingham football stadium?

Priestfield StadiumGillingham F.C. / Arena/StadiumPriestfield Stadium is a football stadium in Gillingham, Kent. It has been the home of Gillingham Football Club since the club’s formation in 1893, and was also the temporary home of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club for two seasons during the 1990s. Wikipedia

What is the capacity of Priestfield Stadium?

11,582Priestfield Stadium / Capacity

How many away fans does Gillingham have?

Away fans are mostly housed on one side of the Brian Moore Stand (on the Medway Stand side) where around 1,500 supporters can be accommodated. This stand is of a temporary nature, so be prepared to meet a wall of scaffolding when you walk through the turnstiles.

Who owns Gillingham FC?

Paul Scally
The team will compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system in the 2022–23 season. Paul Scally has been the club’s owner and chairman since 1995.

How big is Gillingham away end?

Now called the MEMS Priestfield Stadium, the ground has a capacity of 11,582. Away fans are housed on one side of the Brian Moore Stand which is a temporary structure that has been situated on top of an existing terrace.

Is Gillingham rough?

Gillingham is the third most dangerous major towns in Kent, and is the 25th most dangerous overall out of Kent’s 331 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Gillingham in 2021 was 110 crimes per 1,000 people.

Why is Gillingham called Gillingham?

Gillingham comes from the Old English ‘ham’ meaning a ‘village, homestead’ with ‘ingas’ as the ‘people of, people called after’ combined with a personal name; therefore, a ‘homestead/village of the people of Gylla’ – a war lord who screamed and shouted as he led his men into battle.

How far is Gillingham FC from the station?

The walk from the station should take no longer than 10 minutes. If you are a home supporter, at the end of Balmoral Road turn left, and then take the next right (past Sainsbury’s) and walk to the very end of the road, turn to your right and you will come out on Redfern Avenue.

Is Medway poor?

Medway is ranked 150th most deprived borough overall in 2007, a decline from 160th in 2004, indicating that the borough is now relatively more deprived. In ID 2007, 5 SOAs are ranked in the 10% most deprived nationally and 16 SOAs are ranked in the 20% most deprived.

Is Gillingham safe to live?

Gillingham is the third most dangerous major town in Kent, and is the 25th most dangerous overall out of Kent’s 331 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Gillingham in 2021 was 110 crimes per 1,000 people.

How much do Gillingham players earn?

What we can tell you is that the average player wages in League One are around £2,000 per week. However, according to reports, the average weekly wage of a Gillingham player is around £1,362 per week.

How do I get to Gillingham FC?

By Train. Gillingham Railway Station is just a ten minute walk from Priestfield, and is served by trains from London Victoria, St Pancras, Stratford International, and Charing Cross. Exit the station to your left on to Balmoral Road and continue until you reach the crossroads.

Where do Gillingham FC train?

Beechings Cross Gillingham Football Club Training GroundGillingham F.C. / Training ground

Is Gillingham a nice place to live?

Is Gillingham a safe place to live? Gillingham does not have the best reputation when it comes to safety. There have been reports in local newspapers that teenagers in particular do not feel safe in the area, with the railway station being a crime hotspot.

Is Chatham dodgy?

Chatham is the second most dangerous major towns in Kent, and is the 22nd most dangerous overall out of Kent’s 331 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Chatham in 2021 was 116 crimes per 1,000 people.

Who owns Gillingham?

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How far is Gillingham FC from the train station?

Gillingham railway station is a 10 minute walk from the football stadium.

Is Gillingham a rough area?