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Boleyn Ground boarded up

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We knew this day would come. The Boleyn Ground is in the process of being boarded up today as access to the public to the Green Street site is restricted as it was handed over to developers at midday today.

Supporters were told to pick up their £50 seats by yesterday or face losing them as the 112 year history of the stadium comes to an end. The last West Ham staff in the stadium relocated to the former Olympic Stadium earlier this week leaving the Boleyn Ground as a ghost building.

The site has been officially handed over to joint developers Barratt London and Galliard Homes.

The new Boleyn development will include a mix of 842 one, two, three and four bedroom properties and incorporates 211 affordable homes including 125 at affordable rent and 84 available for shared ownership. Room for a neighbourhood centre and flexible commercial units will be included in the design with the whole development expected to be completed by Spring 2022.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter