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|Bradford (Park Avenue) (1994–present)|
It was originally built as a running track in 1931, and was upgraded for football when Bradford (Park Avenue) moved to the stadium in 1994. The track was upgraded to a synthetic surface at the same time.
In 2007, a number of improvements were made to the ground, including a new directors' and sponsors' room, a meeting room for the players and management, a new medical room, kit room and toilets. In addition, fully monitored CCTV has been installed to protect the facility and prevent the vandalism that has plagued the ground in previous seasons. The main stand was also recently refurbished with seats, 1,800 of them coming from Lord's Cricket Ground. These changes were made due to new stringent ground grading requirements of the Football Association.
Avenue were ambitious to regain their league status and, in 2008, announced plans to move away from Horsfall, either to share Odsal Stadium with Bradford RLFC, or to move to a new stadium of their own. However, as of May 2020 no building work has started.
- Winrow, Jo (21 February 2008). "Avenue unveil new stadium plan". Telegraph & Argus. Retrieved 29 April 2008.
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