Grays Athletic miss out on chance to move into new home as pressure from Aveley forces rejection of car prep plan

THE hopes of Grays Athletic fans that they might get a new home at the former Ship Lane ground of Thurrock FC were dashed at a Thurrock planning meeting this evening, despite the best efforts of committee chairman Cllr Tom Kelly.

The club were hoping a planning application for a new car preparation plant adjacent to the football ground would open the door for them to move in – but it proved not to be as a landslide of opposition from Aveley prompted all but two of the nine committee members to vote against the plan.

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