Jobs up for grabs as stadium takes shape

The new £18m Mill Farm Sports Village currently taking shape in Wesham is hiring for around 80 jobs.

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 11:40 am
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2016, 12:45 pm
AFC Fylde's new Mill Farm Sports Village stadium is taking shape off Fleetwood Road, Wesham

The state of the art leisure, entertainment and sports venue which will be the new home for AFC Fylde has already received more than 700 applications for key roles in security, sales, hospitality and maintenance.

But Martin Drake, recruitment manager at Mill Farm, is still keen to hear from ‘enthusiastic people’ who would be interested in being a part of the new venue close to junction three of the M55, with both full and part time positions offered.

He said: “This development is game changing so we’re looking for the very best people to get involved.

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“We’ve got a wide variety of roles available which will benefit local residents and those looking for work in the area.”

Set to open seven days a week, the site will boast a range of bars, restaurants and event facilities and will generate a high level of footfall to the Fylde Coast.

The development is due to launch next month and along with a new 6,000 capacity stadium for AFC Fylde, currently chasing promotion to the National League via the play-offs, it will feature five and seven-a-side pitches, a full-size hockey pitch together with a 3G football pitch, petrol station and various restaurants and 

Mill Farm owner David Haythornthwaite said: “The Mill Farm development will bring an unrivalled experience to the North West. We expect it will become a real hub for the local community.

“We’re looking for a team of talented and energetic people so that we can provide a high quality, first class service. If you think you fit the bill, I would encourage you to look in to our vacancies and apply.”

More details about Mill Farm jobs at