West Stand 1908
The stand is only three years old - note the criss-cross style girders that were replaced in the 1930's by stronger (and fewer) 'solid' types in the 1930's. Fulham's Stevenage Road stand still has these original style girders.


West Stand 1932


Team pic using the West Stand and its gable as the backdrop - 1950


Actress Jayne Mansfield sits on the edge of the West Stand Press box: 1959


West Stand exterior: 1962


West Stand - November 1962
*Note the new floodlight pylons (replacing the earlier 'pole' types) and making the addition light gantry on the West Stand roof redundant.


Exterior of West Stand 1967 ...Bill Nicholson addresses a group of visiting schoolboys


New signing Ardilles and Villa show off their sponsored cars in front of the West Stand - summer 1978


West Stand entrance c.1978


Image of 'new west stand' in the centre pages of programme v Wolves - May 1980


Programme cover from final game of 1979/80 season showing a model of the 'new west stand'


November 1980: Final view of the West Stand prior to closure and demolition


West Stand demolition: Winter 1980/81


New West Stand under construction: Spring 1981


New West Stand under construction: June 1981
*note the temporary railway track constructed over what will become the lower tier. This carried the crane which hoisted the secments of upper tier and roof into place.


Summer 1981: New Chairman and main supporter of the new stand, Arthur Richardson (centre), inspects his baby
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