Does anyone know when GP is Demolished

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Hi I’m a neutral supporter & Groundhopper who loves old football grounds, just wondered if anyone knows when demolition actually starts on Griffin Park. I love to take notice and notes on when grounds are demolished. If anyone can help me on information that would be great. Thanks
 

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Date that has been communicated to local residents is February.
 

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Date that has been communicated to local residents is February.
I presume then that bits and pieces like seats will be removed in the mean time, or is nothing being done until February?
 
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Back in October/November I posted about when the ground was going to be demolished, a few people said February was the rumour, here we are and GP is still standing, is it likely to be anytime soon?
 

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Back in October/November I posted about when the ground was going to be demolished, a few people said February was the rumour, here we are and GP is still standing, is it likely to be anytime soon?
The Pyramids are still standing......
 

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Back in October/November I posted about when the ground was going to be demolished, a few people said February was the rumour, here we are and GP is still standing, is it likely to be anytime soon?
There’s some virus going around which might be an issue. :idea:
 

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Back in October/November I posted about when the ground was going to be demolished, a few people said February was the rumour, here we are and GP is still standing, is it likely to be anytime soon?
No we are playing the Barnsley game there on Sunday as we weren't happy with the last game we played against them and want revenge.
 

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Back in October/November I posted about when the ground was going to be demolished, a few people said February was the rumour, here we are and GP is still standing, is it likely to be anytime soon?
Back in October/November you posted about when the ground was going to be demolished and a few people said February. What they didn't say was February 1st. February had 28 days in it. It won't be knocked down in one day. It'll certainly take a few. It may start in February, likely won't finish with the removal of debris in between.
Also, since that post, the pandemic got much worse, certainly in and around London. May have delayed things too.
 

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Loving the snark on this thread around “errr you may have heard there’s a pandemic” including it appears from some in Australia!! I work in supplying construction and am working cause the sites are well and truly open and am busier than ever. Not that I want to be, but it’s a fact, and therefore a legitimate question for those of us not currently gazing at G Park
 

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Loving the snark on this thread around “errr you may have heard there’s a pandemic” including it appears from some in Australia!! I work in supplying construction and am working cause the sites are well and truly open and am busier than ever. Not that I want to be, but it’s a fact, and therefore a legitimate question for those of us not currently gazing at G Park
You see, my post says may have delayed so I'm safe of that account.
It could slow things down rather than speed it up.
 

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It could slow things down rather than speed it up.
...But if you believe that our Bees can hit the top
You gotta play (it) on the ground
But soon you'll find that there comes a time
For Brentford go-ing up
 

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Realibly informed that the turnstiles will be going very soon.
 

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Isn't the overall demolition supposed to be phased with retention of some of the Braemar Road buildings used for site offices and storage whilst the rest of the site is developed?
 

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Isn't the overall demolition supposed to be phased with retention of some of the Braemar Road buildings used for site offices and storage whilst the rest of the site is developed?
I don't know, but I can't see them needing to use any of the physical building. Portacabins can be dropped in for site offices.
 

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Should get some Leeds fans down to GP with some sledgehammers. That’ll save a few quid.

plus they’ll love it
 

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Hi I’m a neutral supporter & Groundhopper who loves old football grounds, just wondered if anyone knows when demolition actually starts on Griffin Park. I love to take notice and notes on when grounds are demolished. If anyone can help me on information that would be great. Thanks

you're not normal
 

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I've got the next two weeks off so please do tip me the wink and I'll document it.

I've just heard from Ken the Breadman, in the Osterley Hotel, they are coming out at 5am tomorrow morning
Get down there mate
 

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Sorry to post such a strange and probably upsetting post on your forum is just genually interested in the demolition stage as a football ground enthusiast I don’t mean to cause any offence
Thats a bit like saying that you love fine art, then asking the curator of the national gallery what time a bloke turns up to slash all the canvasses with Stanley knives.
 

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Sorry to post such a strange and probably upsetting post on your forum is just genually interested in the demolition stage as a football ground enthusiast I don’t mean to cause any offence
It's a fair question.
I would be interested to know as well.
Not an event we are all looking forward to mind, but something that will be happening soon.
 

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Might pop down and take it in over the next few days. Haven't been down since the Sheff Weds game due to being based in Manchester, but am back now so I might wander down.
 

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Hi I’m a neutral supporter & Groundhopper who loves old football grounds, just wondered if anyone knows when demolition actually starts on Griffin Park. I love to take notice and notes on when grounds are demolished. If anyone can help me on information that would be great. Thanks
What is your intention exactly? Taking notice and notes? What does that entail?
 

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Why all the passive (and sometimes not-so-passive) aggression towards the OP?

OK, so his interest in stadium demolition is unusual, even strange, but so what?

If you're into football generally, you're in a minority in this country and if into Brentford FC, you're in a minority of football fans. He's just taking it a bit further, that's all.

So if you can help with his query, then do so; but if you can't, why not just scroll on by?
 

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Why all the passive (and sometimes not-so-passive) aggression towards the OP?

OK, so his interest in stadium demolition is unusual, even strange, but so what?

If you're into football generally, you're in a minority in this country and if into Brentford FC, you're in a minority of football fans. He's just taking it a bit further, that's all.

So if you can help with his query, then do so; but if you can't, why not just scroll on by?
Because it’s just a little but disrespectful and self centred don’t you think.
He’s entitled to his little hobby but why not contact Hounslow Council or the developers or the local residents association or whatever rather than the one group of people who are the most emotionally linked to the subject. Perhaps he could show some respect by doing that.
 

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Because it’s just a little but disrespectful and self centred don’t you think.
I've re-read the op and cannot see what is "disrespectful" about any of it, incl: "If anyone can help me on information that would be great. Thanks". As for it being "self-centred", so what? He's not demanding anything from anyone else, merely requesting.

He’s entitled to his little hobby...
"His little hobby" - a bit disrespectful, don't you think?

... why not contact Hounslow Council or the developers or the local residents association or whatever...
How do you know he hasn't?

... rather than the one group of people who are the most emotionally linked to the subject. Perhaps he could show some respect by doing that.
I can only say that that's an over-reaction to what was an obscure, but polite enquiry.
 

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I remember visiting The Valley the day after Nigel Lawson resigned. The two were not connected i.e. I did not think 'Nigel Lawson's resigned, I must go and visit The Valley'. According to posters on here I probably should have been locked up then and there.

Football grounds are great, demolition is fascinating.
 

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