NHS and new businesses at the Crown Oil Arena

Date published: 07 December 2017

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has moved into the first floor offices at Mitre House, located in the Willbutts Lane Stand at the Crown Oil Arena, and ICON Sports and Honour Performance Centre have taken the ground floor, as Rochdale AFC looks to boost revenues.

The Rochdale AFC Academy has moved to the ground floor of Mitre House.

ICON Sports recently opened a ground floor showroom on Willbutts Lane supplying sportswear and a range of sporting equipment.

Honour Performance Centre - a new gym - will also soon to be open to the public.

Dale Chief Executive Russ Green, said: "We have got to look at raising revenue throughout the whole year, not just on a match day.

“When you look at the footballing calendar, we potentially only have 25 home games, including cup matches, throughout the season, so we need to generate income into the club during the remaining 340 days of the year.

“We have got facilities at the club that have been unused over the years, so we have had them renovated and we are delighted to welcome these new businesses to the Crown Oil Arena.”

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