A new sports facility opened in Wedmore

PUBLISHED: 17:00 17 July 2019

Brendan Dix, Development Manager at Somerset County FA, opens the new changing pavilion at Wedmore Playing Fields

Brendan Dix, Development Manager at Somerset County FA, opens the new changing pavilion at Wedmore Playing Fields

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A sports facility set to enhance the playing experience of the community has opened in Wedmore.

The sports facility officially opened on July 14The sports facility officially opened on July 14

The £421,425 project at the Wedmore Playing Fields funded by the Premier League, The FA and Government's Football Foundation opened on Sunday.

The building has four team changing rooms, two official changing rooms, a large clubroom, kitchen, bar, toilets and storage space.

The pavilion has been built to meet the demand for the two high-quality grass pitches.

Chief executive of the football foundation, Paul Thorogood, said: "The support of the Premier League, The FA and government enables the Football Foundation to help improve community sports facilities like this one across the country.

People gathering at the opening of the new sports facilityPeople gathering at the opening of the new sports facility

"Their funding has played a key role in delivering this refurbished changing pavilion in Somerset."

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