Community Stadium
Colchester Community Stadium
Full name Weston Homes Community
Owners Colchester Borough Council
Location United Way, Colchester,
Essex, England
Broke ground July 2007
Opened August 2008
Tenants Colchester United
Capacity 10,084
Field dimensions 101 × 64 m
Surface Seeded grass
Highest attendance 10,064 (Colchester United
vs Norwich City, 16 January 2010)

Colchester Community Stadium, known for sponsorship reasons as the JobServe Community Stadium, is a football stadium in Colchester, England. It is the home of Colchester United Football Club. It has a capacity of 10,105 and opened in August 2008 in time for the 2008–09 season.

A stadium working party was first set up by Colchester Borough Council in 1976 in order to assess the feasibility and possible location for a new stadium for Colchester United. After 30 years of discussions and various site suggestions, a location in the north of Colchester called Cuckoo Farm on land owned by Colchester Borough Council was settled on. Detailed planning permission was fully granted in June 2007 on the stadium which would cost £14 million, replacing the club's Layer Road ground, which had been their home since Colchester United's foundation in 1937. Work began in July 2007 and construction was completed in August 2008 ahead of Colchester United's first match at the stadium.

After ten years of sponsorship, it was announced that the naming rights would switch from Weston Homes to JobServe in another ten-year deal. The stadium would now be known as the JobServe Community Stadium.

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