Inside the mad away end at Luton Town where fans access terraces through BACK GARDEN as club face £10million bill | The Sun

LUTON TOWN'S stadium is one of the most unique in the football league with fans having to walk over GARDENS to get inside.

Kenilworth Road was built in 1905 and has been home to the Championship side ever since with a capacity of up to 10,356.




Luton have made great strides in the last few seasons in the hunt for Premier League football.

And this season Rob Edward's are battling for an automatic promotion spot in the Championship.

The Hatters are currently third in the league, but are four points behind Sheffield United, who also have two games in hand.

This means if they are promoted this year they will likely have to do it through the play-offs.

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However, if they are successful the club will be handed an estimated £10million bill to upgrade their long-standing ground so it meets Premier League requirements.

Club chief executive Gary Sweet revealed that upgrading the stadium would be a "gargantuan task".

He told BBC Radio 4's Today: "It is maybe more of a gargantuan task than building a new stadium.

"There's rather a lot of work to do. We've got about £8m, maybe £10m of improvements to do which is pretty much rebuilding one stand in less than three months, which is some task.

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"It's just really to comply with Premier League's broadcasting requirements and some facility requirements that are needed."

As with any old building, Kenilworth Road has some unusual features.

One of which is the entrance to the Oak Stand as fans have to access it down a small alleyway.

This then leads up some stairs which go between residential houses and past their gardens and into the away stand.


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