is a multi-purpose stadium
in Roseau, Dominica
. It also serves as the national stadium and is currently used mostly for cricket
matches. However it serves as the venue for national activities such as the World Creole Music Festival
, The Finals of the Calypso Competition and the Miss Dominica pageant among other activities.
The mostly-cricket stadium located in downtown Roseau is of International Cricket Council
(ICC) international standard and accommodates state-of-the-art facilities featuring 12,000 seats, private boxes, a media centre, practice nets, a players' complex, digital score boards and five cricket pitches.
A recreation ground named after Windsor, England
and situated on the eastern side of Roseau. It was levelled out of a rubbish dump previously known as Cow Town. It was a popular venue for sports of all kinds, carnival activities, horse
and donkey racing
, State parades and played a central role in island life. In 1999 a national stadium was planned for the site, but after demolishing all of the existing stands and adjoining buildings, including a former school that had once been wards of the Roseau Hospital, the project was abandoned and the site was deserted until 2005.
However, work on Dominica's first 12,000 capacity international cricket stadium started on 23 March 2005, on the first anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China
and Dominica. The stadium is one of the 'Four Pillar... Read More