Iconic Burton Rugby Football Club site sold for retail development

Burton Rugby Football Club sell their Lichfield Street site for Retail Development marking the second significant Burton town deal within a matter of weeks for Else Solicitors.

Head of commercial property, Neil Etherington acted on behalf of the Burton Rugby Football Club Trustees to secure the sale and commented,

“Since roughly 1910, the Peel Croft site on Lichfield Street has been an undeniable part of the clubs long and rich history in the center of Burton. The successful sale of the site for Retail Development marks a turning point in preparing for the future of the club at their new premises on Branston Road.”

Colin Grimsdell, Chairman of Development for BRFC, said:

“For a long time, we have been working on this project to bring our fantastic club together on one site, with modern facilities that the ever-growing membership needs and deserves. The sale of Peel Croft has provided the majority of the funds needed to complete the development of the new location at Tatenhill and will enable men, women, boys and girls, of all abilities and ages, to play sport in a safe and supportive environment.”

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