The new ground comprises of four separate stands, three of the stands are single tiered and of the same height with large windshields to each side. The fourth, the East stand, is taller but contains less seating. Barr Construction was called in to complete the construction of the 8000-seat stadium at a cost of around £8m.
When it came to the planning and installation of the five ticket issuing facilities, Barr Construction called on the expertise of Sonic Windows Ltd. of Bexhill-on-Sea, a company that has specialised in communication windows for thirty years. As required, two windows fitted together were installed at the away stand and three windows fitted together were installed at the home stand. The windows, manufactured of clear glass, enable uninterrupted eye contact between staff and public and for security, are glazed in 11.5mm Laminated Security Glass, which will resist anything short of a bullet. The windows are fitted with the 250mm diameter Sonic SPEAKTHRU Easy communicator system, which is suitable for both internal or external weatherproof applications, has excellent two way speech communication yet protects the staff from draughts, dust and germs.
The new ticket windows are now well used and appreciated both by home and away fans and ground staff, a success as you might expect from a company that has manufactured and installed ticket office facilities for over 1000 railway stations as well as DSS, Probation, Hospital and University offices.