Tag: Ageas Bowl

Boyzone to rock Ageas Bowl

Chart topping boy band Boyzone will be rocking Eastleigh’s Ageas bowl this August as part of the Aegeas Family Festival. Alongside family entertainment, the Festival will feature the Royal London One-Day Cup – Hampshire v Middlesex, with a headline musical performance from the popular group best known for hits including ‘Love Me For A Reason’, ‘Words’,…

Local Boxing Club scoops International medals

  Boxers from Poseidon Boxing Club based at Ageas Bowl scooped one gold and three silver medals at a multi-nations club tournament held in Sweden. The club took seven boxers and three coaches to The Malmo Box Cup that played host to six countries and over 300 boxers from across Europe. The tournament was fought…

House explains situation with Ageas Bowl Hotel…

Eastleigh’s Conservative Councillors drew an interesting statement from the Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council, Cllr Keith House this evening [31st October],  on the ongoing difficulties with the development of a new hotel at the Ageas Bowl. Taking advantage of the ‘Members Questions’ item on the agenda at this evenings  Special Meeting of the Borough Council, Cllr…

Local jobs fear as work on hotel stops

Rose Bowl Hotel

    Up to 126 local jobs could be threatened following the news that developers building a luxury hotel for Eastleigh Borough Council have gone into administration. The planned £32 million Hilton hotel at the council tax-payer owned Ageas Bowl sport stadium – home to Hampshire County Cricket club is currently 75% completed. In July,…

Hotel Rising At Ageas Bowl

The first steelwork has been erected for the new hotel at the Ageas Bowl. Until now, there has been little to see. The constructors have been laying the foundations and moving the stadium’s floodlights to accommodate the new hotel building. With plenty now happening above ground, the Ageas Bowl have just launched a live webcam, where development of the new hotel…

Bransgrove steps down as Ageas CEO

The Ageas Bowl has announced that Chief Executive Rod Bransgrove will be stepping down as from 1 December. He will be replaced by David Mann, currently group Financial Director. Bromsgrove will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since taking the helm at the Club in 2000 as Chairman and Chief Executive…

Construction commences at Ageas Bowl

Work has commenced on the new hotel, conference/hospitality and media facilities at the Ageas Bowl, in West End, Eastleigh. Performing the official “Ground-Breaking” ceremony today were the Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council Cllr Keith House and The Ageas Bowl Chairman Rod Bansgrove. Representing the Contractors, Denizen, were the SW Area Manager Howard Pearson and the Project Manager…

Council complete Ageas Bowl purchase

Council leader Keith House has announced this evening that Eastleigh Borough Council has finally signed off the controversial Ageas (Rose) Bowl deal. “We are now the proud owners of a stadium” he told a depleted cabinet meeting – witnessed by just one member of the public. The £6 million pound purchase is part of a…

Is council value for money?

Information released by the Audit Commission suggests that Eastleigh Borough Council offers poor value for money for taxpayers when compared to other councils. Spending per head on many key services is at best average or below average. Total net spend per was £358 per head last year compared to an average £1,104 per head for…

Rose Bowl to become Cruise Terminal…

A planning application submitted to Hedge End Town Council has revealed that the Rose Bowl will be used as a Cruise terminal, for one day only this summer, during P&O Cruises 175th anniversary celebrations. To celebrate their anniversary, P&O will have all seven of their Cruise ships berthed in Southampton on the 3rd July 2012.…

Rose Bowl decision ‘too hasty’

Eastleigh Council have been accused of ‘steamrollering through’ their decision to purchase the Rose Bowl cricket stadium for £6.5 million. John Martin, a West End resident and Ukip activist challenged  a poorly attended meeting of the performance and policy panel last Wednesday over the haste the council had shown in pursuing the proposed deal. Mr Martin was…

Gone in 60 seconds…

Eastleigh Council’s cabinet may have set a national record tonight for the fastest ever council meeting after the cabinet opened and closed its session within a minute with no debate. The meeting which opened at 6.30pm was declared closed at 6.31 after the cabinet voted to pass on the decision on a £36 million Rose Bowl land…

Council to decide Rose Bowl fate tonight

Eastleigh Councillors will decide tonight whether to use £6 million worth of taxpayers’ money to  buy the Rose Bowl cricket ground and fund the building of a £30 million Hotel . This follows Tuesdays special meeting of the Resources Scrutiny Committee who gave the scheme a ‘thumbs up’ despite warnings from Vice Chair John Caldwell…

Rose Bowl could go bust say Echo

Rose bowl West end

West End’s Rose Bowl cricket ground has been on the verge of going bust says The Daily Echo. Echo Chief Reporter Julian Robinson claims to have had sight of a top secret report from Eastleigh council finance boss Nick Tustian which states that the cricket ground was in danger of going into administration earlier this…