Poole stadium is situated close to Poole town centre and is actually used during the week to provide parking for Poole Hospital's park and ride scheme. The stadium used to house the town's Football team, Poole Town FC, sadly due to financial difficulties the club had to leave the stadium.
The stadium is now owned by Stadia Uk who also own stadiums at Reading and Swindon.
The stadium now stages both Greyhound racing and Speedway events on a regular basis throughout the year.
Poole stadium has a capacity of around 8,000 for Speedway events and 2,500 for Greyhound meetings.
Poole Speedway Stadium
The stadium is now the home of Poole Pirates speedway team, who are one, if not the largest Speedway team in England, who race in the Elite League. Poole is you like are the Manchester United of Speedway teams, having been crowned Elite League champions in 2003 and 2004 seasons. Although recent years have not brought as much success, Poole have successfully captured the signing of World Speedway Champion Jason Crump in an effort to bring the Elite League trophy back to Poole Stadium.
Poole Greyhound Track
Greyhound Racing meetings are held at the stadium three times a week, 52 weeks of the year. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. For more information visit Poole Greyhound Racing.
For more information about Poole Stadium, you can visit Stadia UK's Website, click here to visit their website.