Liverpool City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Everton’s request to build a new stadium.
Liverpool City Council has agreed to the construction of the new stadium ofEverton. This arena will be located in the north of the city at Bramley-Moore Dock and will welcome up to 52,888 spectators. About 15,000 more than Everton’s current stadium, Goodison Park. However, before starting work, the club must obtain final approval from the UK Secretary of State for Housing. According to the English media, this should be a formality.
A 150-week construction plan is set, suggesting Everton may start the 2024-25 season in its new stadium, on the bank of a river. In addition, in order to support this project, Toffees say this major works will help revive Liverpool’s economy after the economic crisis caused by Covid-19. The destruction of Goodison Park – which will make way for offices, residences and shopping centers – and the construction of the new stadium, are expected to generate more than 1.5 billion euros for the local economy.
Liverpool City Council’s planning committee unanimously approve our application for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock. https://t.co/MfVugaUk96
– Everton (@Everton) February 23, 2021
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