Prince of Wales Stadium
The Prince of Wales Stadium is a multi-sport stadium in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, with a running track and athletics facilities. Since 2014, the stadium has been owned and managed by The Cheltenham Trust.
|Full name||The Prince of Wales Stadium|
|Location||Tommy Taylors Lane, |
|Capacity||2,000 (480 seats)|
|Gloucestershire All Golds Smiths Rugby Club|
The stadium is home to Smiths Rugby Club who use the ground for training and home games. It is also home to Cheltenham & County Harriers.
The Prince of Wales Stadium was opened in 1981. A cricket match between Australia and Gloucestershire was played as part of its opening.
In September 1981, Cheltenham Tigers Rugby Football Club moved to the stadium. They played a match against Harlequins to celebrate the occasion.
The track was reopened on 2 October 1999 after the track surface had been resurfaced with Polytan PUR at a cost of £185,000. In 2014, the stadium became part of The Cheltenham Trust, a charity which manages several properties which were formerly run by Cheltenham Borough Council.