COLLIERS PARK OFFICIALLY OPENS


The official opening ceremony for Colliers Park, the new National Football Development Centre in Wrexham, North Wales, took place on Sunday 22nd of September.

The partnership between the Football Association of Wales and Wrexham Glyndwr University means the new facility will benefit students as well as providing a range of community benefits.

Vice-Chancellor of Wrexham Glyndwr University, Maria Hinfelaar said: “We’re delighted that this fantastic new facility has officially opened and look forward to our students beginning to use the space.

“Colliers Park is part of our Campus 2025 strategy to significant invest in all areas of our campuses and facilities, putting students at the heart of everything we do and contributing to our local community.”

The high-class training facilities at Colliers Park include; two grass pitches, a 3G pitch, in addition to activation areas, learning suites and changing facilities.

Wrexham Glyndwr University Student Union President, Kieran Irwin said: “This is an amazing facility for the students to have use of. They’ll be using the same space as world-class footballers and really be able to broaden their sports knowledge and expertise.”

Wrexham Glyndwr University students from the Sports Science and Sports Coaching degree programmes will be utilising the new facilities at the National Football Development Centre.

The partnership between the Football Association of Wales and Wrexham Glyndwr University is part of the University’s £60m Campus 2025 strategy to provide the best possible facilities and environment for its students.

WREXHAM, WALES - Sunday, September 22, 2019: Councillor Mark Pritchard, CEO Jonathan Ford,Thierry Favre (Head of National Associations Development at UEFA), Deputy Minster for Culture, Sport and Tourism Dafydd Elis Thomas, FAW President Kieran O'Connor, Glyndwr University Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaarat and Ian Bancroft (Chief Executive Wrexham Council) at the official opening of the Football Association of Wales’ National Development Centre at Colliers Park. (Pic by Laura Malkin/Propaganda)

WREXHAM, WALES - Sunday, September 22, 2019: Glyndwr University Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar at the official opening of the Football Association of Wales’ National Development Centre at Colliers Park. (Pic by Laura Malkin/Propaganda)
  • Published on 23rd September 2019