Statement regarding the economic impact report and LBHF response
QPR1st Supporters’ Trust supports the aim of developing a modern stadium as part of safeguarding the future of QPR. We are concerned that the recent publication by the club of a report on QPR’s economic and social value and proposals for Linford Christie stadium has resulted in a highly critical response from Hammersmith and Fulham Council.
We urge the club and council to reduce the temperature of the discussion and to work together to find solutions in the best interests of the community. We urge a measured approach to discussing and consulting on the need to improve Linford Christie facilities for athletics and the community, to safeguard green spaces, and on how QPR might support this.
Opportunities to build a new stadium in the borough which could be a hub and focus for community well-being should be fully explored.