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Last Updated: Friday, 31 August 2007, 06:00 GMT 07:00 UK
Views sought on Vetch development
Swansea's Vetch
The Swans played their last game at the Vetch in 2005
People living near Swansea's old Vetch Field football ground are being asked for ideas on what replaces it.

The city centre site will be put on the market to housing developers early next year but the council wants residents' views about extra facilities.

It has already said any developer must build a new community centre as part of the redevelopment.

Information days are being held at the St Phillips Community Centre on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

The Vetch has been empty since the Swans moved to the Liberty Stadium in 2005.

The council has said it will allow around 120 new homes at the site and existing houses which lost parts of their gardens when the Vetch stands were built could see them restored.

Council leader Chris Holly said: "The information days will give people local to the Vetch the opportunity to submit their views on how the proposed community centre should appear and what facilities it should have.

"We're going to be listening to as many views as possible before compiling a marketing brief."


SEE ALSO
New homes planned for old stadium
01 Apr 07 |  South West Wales
Vetch gets a fitting farewell
12 May 05 |  Swansea City
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12 May 05 |  South West Wales
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