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To: The renaming of the street leading to the stadium from Seamer Road.

David Holland Way

David Holland Way

David Holland was a Scarborough Football Club fan first before a Chairman. He loved Scarborough Athletic and did everything he could to get the club back home to the Borough. He never got to see his hard work had achieved and he sadly passed away before the new stadium was finished.

I want to get the road going under the railway bridge just of Seamer Road (think it was called The Gas works) renamed to ‘David Holland Way.’ I’ve been in touch with the council to get this renamed, but Scarborough Council have declined my emotional attempts. Now I ask you the people to try and help us to get this across the line.

David Holland had said that when he was younger, to get to the old ground. He use to cut across the donkey field where the new stadium is and he would of made his way up that path on a Saturday, to watch his beloved Scarborough FC.

Why is this important?

As we know David passed away two years ago and he loved Scarborough Athletic and was a great Chairman as he stopped at nothing to get the club back home from thier temporary base 18 miles away in Bridlington. David never got to see the ground completed and seen a ball kicked in anger at the ground. But he did everything to get what we see today and with that the club has gone through a promotion to the league the old Scarborough FC left the footballing pyramid.

I have gone to the council on my own to get this Street that currently has no name, only to be declined on a technicality that David had only passed away 2 years ago. I feel I’ve met all the other criteria like permission from David’s family and given enough reasons why the street should be named ‘David Holland Way’.
I now want to get the Seadogs & the world of football if I can to try and overturn Scarborough Borough Council decision.
Please help me with my request.

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Reasons for signing

  • The club wouldnt be where it is today if it was not for David.
  • its a great idea and a tribute
  • Because he deserved it


2019-03-17 10:37:39 +0000

500 signatures reached

2019-03-16 07:08:14 +0000

100 signatures reached

2019-03-16 06:58:48 +0000

Want to thank everyone who has signed so far. I would love it if you could share the petition with friends & family.

2019-03-15 23:59:57 +0000

50 signatures reached

2019-03-15 23:30:31 +0000

25 signatures reached

2019-03-15 23:18:52 +0000

10 signatures reached