""The majority of these seats will be for general admission use and we expect some seats will be allocated for a sports bar/lounge type hospitality in order to ensure the economic viability of the expansion.The European champions plan to add around 7,000 seats to the stand, which currently houses just over 9,000 fans including opposition supporters.Liverpool released the first images of the proposed expansion on Thursday and the club's chief operating officer, Andy Hughes, insists the majority of the extra seating would be reserved for "general admission use".A section of Anfield Road would need to be closed if the expansion was to go ahead and Hughes believes it is important the club receives backing from local residents before pressing ahead with the plans.The move comes three years after Liverpool completed a £115m redevelopment of Anfield's Main Stand, which increased the stadium's capacity to around 54,000.
February 12, 2020 ; Press Association ; Share on facebook. We have always been looking at a long term development plan for Anfield and we have been looking specifically at Anfield Road as the next step post-Main stand.The £60m cost is Liverpool’s target figure and could be challenged by external factors such as Brexit. Liverpool have put forward proposals to increase Anfield's capacity to over 61,000 with an expansion of the stadium's Anfield Road Stand. No comments. They require funding. By Tom Lowe 2020-01-07T11:39:00+00:00. As with the £114m Main stand, the new Anfield Road stand would be constructed behind the existing structure before being joined together to minimise disruption to match days.
Share on twitter. Liverpool have stepped up their plans to try and expand their Anfield Road stand. An artist's impression of the proposed public realm. In Pictures | Liverpool Anfield expansion plans. A fan park would be located inside the new stand.“We have deliberately phased these investments as they are big projects in their own right. Further details have been revealed about Liverpool FC's plans to expand their Anfield Road Stand, including the proposed timeline of work should approval be secured.
The development depends on the success of the public consultation, a second stage of which is planned for early next year, together with the planning application and the financial viability of the scheme. "Secondly that we have the right sustainable financial and economic model in place to deliver a long term sustainable Anfield and lastly that we are able to successfully navigate the complex planning landscape.Opt in and bet Â£25 or more before 23:59 on Sunday to earn a free Â£5. Liverpool FC considering Anfield expansion plans Alistair Houghton.
Liverpool completed the expansion of Anfield's Main Stand in 2016. Liverpool’s plans are at the draft stage and do not include details such as an opening date, whether safe standing will feature or ticket prices, although the majority of the extra seats will be general admission.
The club intends to pay for the construction via its existing banking facilities.“There are three hurdles and they are all really important,” Hughes said. “It is all aspects of consultation with the local community, residents, local businesses and community groups. Liverpool have unveiled £60 million plans for further Anfield expansion to increase capacity to beyond 60,000 spectators. Liverpool have announced plans for a £60m expansion of the Anfield Road stand that will raise Anfield’s capacity above 61,000. I think we did a really good job on the Main stand and the objective here is to run the best consultation process that we can.The designs, part of a public consultation exercise launched on Friday, are for a new 16,000-seat stand that will increase the stadium’s capacity by 7,000. Details emerge on LFC’s Anfield Rd stand expansion plans. "It comes as the time symptomatic people in the UK have to self-isolate for increased from seven to 10 days.The first stage of a public consultation into the plans was launched in November, and attracted more than 800 responses.He added: "We've actually shrunk down the ground floor of the building a small amount but it allows just enough room that we can divert the road around the back of the stadium without encroaching into Stanley Park.Under the new plans, the road will be re-routed around the redeveloped stand, taking Anfield's total capacity to over 61,000.The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sitesLiverpool have scrapped plans to pedestrianise Anfield Road as part of the football club's £60m stadium expansion plans.
Who did this man make enemies with? "These first stage consultation sessions we are holding are crucial as they will be used to inform the design proposals we are developing, which in turn will help us to make a decision on whether to proceed with the expansion as a whole. Scheme will take ground’s capacity to 61,000. Liverpool are considering upgrading their stadium expansion plans to take the capacity at Anfield beyond 60,000 as a September deadline looms on an existing planning application. Anfield Road expansion plans stepped up as Liverpool take next step to increase stadium capacity. The football club will now aim to keep Anfield Road open as part of £60m plans to expand the stadium.
Share on whatsapp. Getting through the planning process is equally important and also creating a financially sustainable model for the stand.