The new Tottenham Hotspur stadium may be the home for the next 100 years or so of our beloved side, but it’s nice to see that White Hart Lane hasn’t been forgotten.
Throughout the 62,062 seater stadium there are nods of recognition to the Lane which are tinged with nostalgia.
From the shiny bronze concourse floor which contains a crushed aggregate that comes from the foundations of White Hart Lane, to the bricks in The Shelf bar which been salvaged from the old East Stand of White whilst the metal work on the bar is inspired by the Archibald Leitch design for the old Shelf.
One of the most touching aspects is a simple plaque that is embedded into the floor of the south stand atrium and marks the point of where the centre spot was located at the Lane.
It’s such a simple idea, but holds so much significance for Spurs fans. The board have to be credited for how they have allowed the Lane to live on at our new home.
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