Championship club, Nottingham Forest has announced plans to redevelop The City Ground after reaching an agreement with the City Council for an extended lease.

Nottingham Forest has confirmed, after extensive negotiations, that an agreement with the City Council for an extended lease on The City Ground has been completed.



This extended lease means the club is now able to proceed with plans to redevelop The City Ground and surrounding area.


Central to this redevelopment will be the creation of a new, world-class Peter Taylor Stand and improvements to the Trentside area, Brian Clough and Bridgford Stands.


The new Peter Taylor Stand will see the introduction of a number of facilities including a museum, a new club shop, range of hospitality lounge options and restaurants and executive boxes.



In addition to this there will be new spacious concourses for general-admission supporters as well as improved facilities for supporters with disabilities and a substantial increase in wheelchair spaces.


The club will now enter a period of consultation and engagement with the relevant supporter groups before making the necessary planning application.


Subject to the relevant consents the club is hopeful building work will commence at the end of the 2019-20 season. The new, modern, state-of-the-art structure will see The City Ground’s capacity become the highest in the East Midlands, reaching 38,000 after completion.


Not since 1994 has The City Ground undergone any major development work.


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