Standort. Kontakt. Boleyn Ground Green Street, London E13 9AZ England. Webseite · +44 20 Wegbeschreibung. Upton Park6 Min. East Ham15 Min. Umgangssprachlich wird das Stadion von West Ham United F.C. Upton Park genannt. Der offizielle Name Boleyn Ground bezieht sich auf ein Pub an der Ecke. Description: Boleyn Ground. Built in , the stadium takes its both names from the site it was built in. On one hand it's Upton Park, due to district's name.
Ein Stück West Ham stirbtDer Boleyn Ground, oft als Upton Park bezeichnet, war ein West Ham United übernahm die Pacht des Boleyn Ground vom örtlichen. Umgangssprachlich wird das Stadion von West Ham United F.C. Upton Park genannt. Der offizielle Name Boleyn Ground bezieht sich auf ein Pub an der Ecke. Description: Boleyn Ground. Built in , the stadium takes its both names from the site it was built in. On one hand it's Upton Park, due to district's name.
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Great atmosphere that you don't get in modern stadiums, it will be missed. Date of experience: October Kent, United Kingdom 1, contributions 2, helpful votes.
I miss this magnificent ground I managed most home games through the 80's paid with my paper round money. After many generations of my family going it was finally my turn My first game was Millwall around cant remember the score but i do remember the big white horse that stood on my toe as the old bill was using it to get everybody in a single file line before we hit the turnstiles.
I even go to say i missed the porta cabin club shop As most of you who maybe reading this we have all seen west ham greats play here The atmosphere was tremendous as well as as ball play well most of the time AshtonSeymour wrote a review May London, United Kingdom contributions helpful votes.
Mighty Boleyn Ground! Was a real fortress with excellent atmosphere. Local Pie and Mash, cafes, and pubs! Patrick R wrote a review Mar Boston, Massachusetts contributions helpful votes.
Forever blowing bubbles. It's a shame the Hammers aren't still playing here. Great place to watch a football match.
Really wish I had time to take a tour. Date of experience: April Frequently Asked Questions about Boleyn Ground.
What hotels are near Boleyn Ground? Hotels near Boleyn Ground: 0. This gave the stadium a 35, all-seater capacity. There were plans to increase the capacity to approximately 40, through the building of a new larger East Stand, that would have used the spare space created when the Doctor Martens stand was built further West than the old West Stand.
However, these plans never came to fruition. Through , talk was rife of West Ham moving to the Olympic Stadium after the Summer Olympics , with speculation increasing after new club chairman Eggert Magnusson confirmed he was interested in a move there.
However, in , club CEO Scott Duxbury announced West Ham had obtained planning permission to expand the East Stand; this would have brought the stadium's capacity over 40, The decision, in favour of West Ham's bid, was unanimous.
West Ham were offered a year lease and hoped to move there in time for the —17 season. In February , West Ham announced the sale of the Boleyn Ground to the development company the Galliard Group, to be effected once the move to the Olympic Stadium was complete.
With the coach delayed, the players were late arriving at the ground and the scheduled kick-off was moved to In the 2,th match played at the ground,  with both sides looking to qualify for European football in the —17 season, in front of a crowd of 34,, West Ham took the lead in the tenth minute through Diafra Sakho , only for Manchester United to make the score 1—2 with two goals from Anthony Martial.
However, Michail Antonio equalized for West Ham and Winston Reid scored a third in the 80th minute to make it 3—2, the final score. The following day, the Metropolitan Police issued pictures of four men they hoped to identify in connection with the coach attack.
The possibility of a statue of Bobby Moore and a landscaped garden named after him has also been revealed. The plans caused controversy for only including 51 "affordable" homes and no social housing.
The inscriptions have been reproduced in a pathway at the new ground. The record attendance at the ground was 42,, against Tottenham in an old Division One match on 17 October , when the North and South Banks were terraced, as was the old "Chicken Run" at the front of the East Stand.
The Boleyn Ground became an all-seater stadium from the early s because clubs had to meet new FA regulations for stadium safety after the Hillsborough Disaster in The record attendance after Upton Park became an all-seater was 35,, on 21 September for a Premier League match against Manchester City.
Before its closure, the ground had a total capacity of 35,,  all seated. The Sir Trevor Brooking Stand formerly the North Bank then the Centenary Stand was built in which coincided with the club's th season, after being formed in as Thames Ironworks.
The lower tier behind the goal was split between home and away fans. West Ham initially gave around 2,—3, tickets to away supporters, going from the furthest side to the left of the bottom tier right up to behind the goal.
If the away side could not sell all their tickets, they were returned and re-sold to home supporters, as there was big demand from West Ham fans to purchase seats in the lower seating area.
Home fans in the lower area generally preferred to stand during games and sing throughout. The East Stand was situated on the far side of the Boleyn Ground, opposite the West Stand which housed the offices and dressing rooms.
The stand was the oldest and smallest stand in the stadium, being built in  and held only 5, seats due to its narrow width. The stand was known as the loudest and most intimidating stand at Upton Park.
This was an old wooden stand standing room only on the east side of the pitch. Unusually, the roof sloped down away from the pitch and it was surrounded by a similar sort of wire to that used on chicken runs, so when viewed from the opposite side of the ground it looked like a chicken run.
The front of the stand was very close to the pitch. It was knocked down and rebuilt in The stand was also the only stand left at Upton Park to still have a small minority of wooden seats at the time of demolition , in the middle of the upper tier.
There were also plans to build a new East Stand soon after the Dr. Martens stand was completed in , which would have seen the stadium's capacity rise from 35, to around 40,, but the plans were put on hold after a combination of resistance from the local residents behind the stand and the club's relegation from the Premier League in , which spiralled the club into debt at the time.
The Bobby Moore Stand formerly the South Bank was built in and held up to 9, spectators, all seated. The stand was built originally to comply with new stadium all-seater regulations, and the name of the stand was decided after the death of the club's legendary captain from the successful mids side in the same year of construction.
The lower tier of the Bobby Moore stand, like the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand, was well known for its supporters' passion and the atmosphere created through standing and singing.
The stand had executive boxes situated between the upper and lower tiers, and a digital clock. The stand was renovated in after the construction of the new Dr.
Martens Stands, with a second LED video screen in the stadium being introduced between the two stands and new seats added on the end of the stand to join with the new Dr.
Martens Stand. The West Stand was the newest and by far the largest stand inside Upton Park, holding up to 15, spectators and was renamed after Betway became West Ham's official sponsors.
Martens Stand, bringing the stadium capacity up from around 26, to 35, The West Stand was the main stand in Upton Park, as it included two tiers for paying home supporters, separated by two tiers of executive boxes.
The stand also hosted all the club's offices, board rooms, suites, dressing rooms, official shop, and the West Ham United Hotel.
It was the largest single football stand in London. The stand's main feature was seen from the exterior of the stadium, with two large turrets built onto the stand with the club badge embedded on both, going with the theme of the club's badge.
The terrace also had two scoreboards at both corners joining with the Centenary and Bobby Moore Stands, displaying the score and time of the game in process.
The stand was so large, it was visible from the A North Circular Road and from the A13 Newham Way , where people could clearly make out the roof of the stand over the tower blocks.
In , following the end of Dr. Martens sponsorship, the stand resumed the old name of the West Stand. The stadium shortly before redevelopment work began The Boleyn Ground underwent extensive redevelopment work in the early s in the advent of the Taylor Report.
The Bobby Moore Stand is home to the Club offices. Two years later, the North Bank was replaced by a 6,seat stand initially named the Centenary Stand for obvious reasons, but subsequently re-named in honour of Sir Trevor Brooking in The last and largest of the Boleyn Ground stands to be replaced was the West Stand, which was rebuilt as a 15,seat structure and opened by HM The Queen in The new West Stand contains a hotel, executive boxes and other facilities.