We are delighted to announce that our future at Meggetland has been secured for another 25 years.
This month we signed a new lease with Edinburgh Council that gives us a further 25 years in our Clubhouse at Meggetland. The lease covers our clubhouse building and includes the flat patio area overlooking the stadium.
To support additional spectator capacity for any “high capacity” events at Meggetland Stadium, we have an operational agreement with Edinburgh Leisure that allows access to our patio. We’ve defined High Capacity where an event is anticipated to attract a volume of spectators, in excess of the Main Stand and all
The lease terms reflect that we are a charity, that we have growing commercial interests and that Meggetland has been our home for the last 100 years. It also includes a right for club members and visitors to use the car park.
“I’m absolutely delighted and what a great way to close out and celebrate our Centenary Year”, said Stevie Douglas, Club President.
“This is a huge legacy for our club and all our Community users. Having a 25 year lease is key and allows us to drive forward our charitable purpose to improve the lives of the people living in this community through the provision of sporting and recreational activities. A 25 year commitment allows us to plan
with confidence and be ambitious with our vision for Meggetland”.
“A small number of volunteers have worked incredibly hard over the last few years to ensure that this lease was agreed and signed. I have nothing but respect for them, so Melissa Singh, Steve Langmead and Ally Hay, please stand up and take a bow. Great job.”