New Spurs stadium plans announced

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Tottenham have announced new plans for their stadium project, which have now been submitted to Haringey Council.

The previous plans had received unanimous backing from the local community, but had come into conflict with the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE).

But Spurs have revamped their plans in accordance with the local area.

Chairman Daniel Levy said, “We have looked again at the overall masterplan and design of buildings in the south, as well as the impact on Tottenham High Road. We have used this opportunity to make further design improvements to the scheme.

“Schemes of this magnitude involve much time and effort by many parties and we are extremely grateful to everyone who has taken part in the consultation process to date.

“There is undoubtedly huge support for the development and for retaining the club in the borough. Following the consultation period on these new plans, we look forward to proceeding to a Haringey Council planning committee to determine the application shortly.

“In much the same way as we persevered and delivered the training centre, we remain focused and committed to delivering a world class, increased capacity stadium, full of atmosphere and creating a thriving environment on the High Road which would deliver regeneration benefits so important to this part of the borough and the local community.”

David Keirle, the stadium architect has been very impressed with the plans himself and is looking forward to being part of the project.

“The stadium itself will be one of the finest anywhere in the world, with exceptional atmosphere including the single tier stand, excellent acoustics and modern new facilities across the building.

“The stadium architecture responds to the Spurs identity, using flowing lines and a gracefully undulating roof to create a visually stunning building.

“It will be an amazing place to watch football and a fantastic addition to this part of the High Road.”

Chairman of the Tottenham Supporters Trust, Bernie Kingsley, also threw his backing behind the plans.

“The new scheme looks impressive. The stadium is an exceptional building of which all Spurs fans would be rightly proud, and it is now surrounded by an even larger public square and cafes and bars.

“I am also especially pleased to see the Red House retained, which has such a strong link with the club’s heritage. This is an exciting time and we look forward to moving into our new home.”

The stadium will nearly be doubled in capacity and has been mooted as a possible venue for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, should England be granted it.

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9 COMMENTS

  1. We are Tottenham..
    Super Tottenham..
    We are Tottenham..
    From the Monster Munch Stadium.

    It's exciting news but disappointing the naming rights will be sold off to the highest bidder. I suppose that's just modern financing.

    Beautiful building though!

  2. Sort an underground station and we'll be complete. It's ridiculous to have a major London football club with no underground link!!

  3. Regardless of its official name, we can nickname it whatever we like. The Bill Nic Arena or something like that. Looks bloody nice though. I cant wait to take in the atmosphere COYS

  4. New training ground, New Stadium! and the team starting to play like we Spurs supporters, allways want our teams to play, qualify for the Champions league hopefully, these are exiting times for Spurs supporters and the club. I myself live less than a mile from the ground, in Edmonton, and i just can't wait!! But more important than anything for me is the progress of the team. May this continue, and may it last for long!

  5. well let us give kudus to daniel levy,theguy really turned the club around, his done fantasticaly well.and the only thing Alan Sugar did well for spurs was selling spurs to the right people (enic)

  6. Please relocate to Essex, there's a huge fan base out here, desperate for a team to be proud of, and as my ageing legs get weaker while my impatience grows more intense because I cant stand the endless run ins with traffic wardens and the Seven Sisters one-way system any longer…..or perhaps BUILD A F*****ING TUBE STATION!. That said superb stadium, and as many have said, it'll always be the Lane

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