Vice President wrote:The cost seems incredibly high! I am no expert on what these things cost - but do we think we are getting good value for money here?
For £2m we could have bought a fair few other things, such as the players that could almost guarantee a promotion or even two promotions, or a new Bishop St. stand.
I only point this out because we seem to be managing pretty well on the training front without this expensive project.
A large amount of the cost is coming from a grant that the club applied for.
Also massive thanks to jr and Steve Hymas funding through mansfield town developments helping pick up the rest of the bill. I would sooner the money be put in trying to produce some of our own talent and a facility that will be there for years too come, trying to help the club to the next level through producing our own talent. Not some journeyman players picking up one last fat pay cheque dropping down from the championship.
I see your point re bishop street, I'm sure vp should we get to the championship jr has plans to get a nice shiny new stand, until then not needed