Tottenham would 'demolish' Olympic Stadium to build new ground
Mon 8th Nov 2010 | Football Stadiums & Facilities
Tottenham Hotspur’s plans to take over the Olympic stadium have further infuriated Premier League and bidding rivals West Ham after it was reported by the Daily Mail they would demolish it and build a new stadium in its place.
Tottenham, who are struggling to get approval for the re-development of White Hart Lane made the bid to takeover the tenancy of the Olympic stadium as an alternative should they be unsuccessful in the gaining approval to re-develop their old ground.
West Ham hope to take tenancy of the £538million London 2012 venue in a joint bid with Newham Council and are said to be outraged at the proposals
Upgrades to the surrounding roads and transport infrastructure are proving problematic for Tottenham. With the improvements being made to the area around the Olympic stadium the club sees it as a viable alternative as costs have spiraled for the north London club to around £460m.
Spurs plan to sell of the land at White Hart Lane to property developers to help part-fund the cost of moving to the site of the Olympic stadium.
- SUBSCRIBE TO THE F.C. BUSINESS RSS FEED
- BECOME A FAN OF F.C. BUSINESS ON FACEBOOK
- FOLLOW OUR TWEETS ON TWITTER
- LINKED IN TO FOOTBALL INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
Mon 10th Apr 2017 | Football Stadiums & Facilities
From Russia 2018 World Cup venues to Derby County, 2016 was the year to remember for SISGrass. fcbusiness speaks to Phil Blackwell, UK Project Director for the Cumbria based company about their...
Thu 6th Apr 2017 | Football Stadiums & Facilities
AFC Fylde’s Community Foundation has revealed further details about its new £400,000 Education Centre, which is due to open at the £25m Mill Farm Sports Village later this year....
Fri 31st Mar 2017 | Football Stadiums & Facilities
Wembley Stadium is one of the most famous football grounds anywhere in the world. The new stadium opened in 2007, and as this was our first visit, we wanted to do it in style with some hospitality....