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Fans' Stadium
Full name Kingsmeadow
Location Jack Goodchild Way, Kingston upon Thames, London, England
Public transit National Rail Norbiton
Owner Chelsea FC
Operator AFC Wimbledon
Capacity 4,850 (2,265 seated)
Field size 110 x 75 yards
Surface Grass
Built 1989
Opened 1989
Kingstonian F.C. (1989–2017)
AFC Wimbledon (2002–)
Chelsea Women (2017–)

Kingsmeadow (known as the Cherry Red Records Stadium for sponsorship purposes) is an association football stadium in the area of Norbiton, Kingston upon Thames, London, which is used for the home matches of AFC Wimbledon and Chelsea Women. Until 22 April 2017 it was the home of Kingstonian. It has a capacity of 4,850 with 2,265 seats.

Current stands and capacity

Kingsmeadow comprises the following stands:

  • John Green Stand – a newly built, covered behind-the-goal all-seater stand with 1,000 seats.
  • Paul Strank Stand – the all-seater main stand with 1,265 seats, which also includes the stadium's changing rooms, offices, three bars and other facilities.
  • RyGas Stand – is a partially covered shallow terrace along the length of the pitch. This stand also holds the camera gantry at the stadium as well as the scoreboard.
  • Chemflow End – a covered behind-the-goal deep terrace. Its original name came from the Kingston Athletics Centre which sits directly behind the stand.

The highest attendance at Kingsmeadow was 4,582 for a friendly against Chelsea on 22 July 1995. AFC Wimbledon's highest attendance at Kingsmeadow and the ground's overall record attendance was 4,870 against Accrington Stanley on 14 May 2016.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Kingsmeadow para niños

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