Is Adelaide Oval too small?

Discussion in 'AFL Stadiums' started by Matchu, Nov 2, 2014.

Put it out there
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Is Adelaide Oval too small?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Plugger46

    Plugger46 Team Captain

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  2. Tandy

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    Unfortunately the only way to increase the capacity of Adelaide oval is to put a big stand up the score board end. They won't entertain that idea due to those trees everyone seems to love. God help anyone who wants them cut down. South Australians are very protective over them
     
  3. aCunningPlan

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    You're talking as though protecting heritage is a bad thing?
     
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    Western Stand is also expandable if needed.
     
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    I'm aware of the heritage but removing them is the only way to increase the stadium by a large enough amount, should they need and really want it. As mentioned the western stand is another option, by how much that will increase I don't know. One day in the future those trees will be removed. Perhaps not in our life time but heritage listed trees make way for development everywhere.
     
  6. Power Raid

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    take a picture of heritage, hang it on the wall and then tear it down

    life is about moving forward not living in the past
     
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    Build the new stand around the trees. Now thatd be unique
     
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  10. hitthepost

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    Increase the depth of the upper level, would be the most basic way. Build another tier on top or, most drastic, replace it with a construction similar to the Eastern Stand.