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Stadium Thread

Discussion in 'General Football' started by Jordinho, 10 Dec 2013.

  1. SteveAWOL

    SteveAWOL Steve Carr

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    A wraparound screen above the stands like this would’ve been cool and might’ve helped persuade bands to have concerts at our gaff, rather than the other stadia in London...

     
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  2. SteveAWOL

    SteveAWOL Steve Carr

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  3. mephitis

    mephitis Bobby Mimms

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    This just popped up on my Youtube feed. Bet they're going through the same excitement as we have (on a more colloquial level obvs ;)). Quite impressive.....

     
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  4. Bullet

    Bullet Chris Perry

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    Wow, thanks Mephitis. That explains it. Yesterday I was driving into London on the M4 and saw a large cantilevered stand fairly near Griffin Park and thought to myself "Blimey, that wasn't there last week was it?"
     
  5. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Nick Barmby

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    Sheppard Robson aims to put Everton stadium in for planning this year
    By Hamish Champ2 January 2019

    • Sheppard Robson and Meis Architects to submit plans for further consultation


    Everton football club said its new stadium, designed by US practice Meis Architects and Sheppard Robson, could go in for planning in the second half of this year.

    The club has confirmed that following a public consultation in October it is proposing to build the new 52,000-seater ground, with the capacity potentially rising to 62,000 in the future.

    The capacity and design of the new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock, on the banks of the River Mersey, will be subject to another public airing next summer. The club said it would engage with other stakeholders including Liverpool City Council and Historic England.

    Colin Chong, Everton’s stadium development director, said while the club planned to submit a detailed planning application in the second half of next year the 62,000 capacity figure was not guaranteed.

    “It is important to stress that this is our ‘proposed’ capacity and it is currently what we are working towards. The final capacity and design will be subject to further engagement and consultation ,” he added.

    Stadium architect Dan Meis said: “We know from all of the conversations we’ve had with fans that they want a stadium that is atmospheric, feels like a fortress and supports the players on the pitch.

    “We believe this proposed approach to design and capacity meets with those aspirations.”

    Known for stadium designs in his native US, Meis was also responsible for the Manchester Arena, formerly the Nynex Arena.

    https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/she...put Everton stadium in for planning this year
     
  6. SteveAWOL

    SteveAWOL Steve Carr

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    https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/201...stadium-for-luton-town-given-the-green-light/


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  7. scaramanga

    scaramanga David Ginola Staff Member

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    Where's the slopey bits at the edge of the pitch?
     
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  8. monkeybarry

    monkeybarry Vedran Corluka

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    Jezuz.
    You know football has changed when Luton get a decent stadium.
     
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  9. Jordinho

    Jordinho Clive Allen Staff Member

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    [​IMG]

    That looks horrible.
     
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    galeforce Garth Crooks

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    I quite like the lighting rig
     
  11. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Nick Barmby

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    It's fudging hideous.
     
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  12. Aldo

    Aldo Gheorge Popescu

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    I know, and their stadium isn’t much better.
     
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  13. mephitis

    mephitis Bobby Mimms

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    [​IMG]
     
  14. scaramanga

    scaramanga David Ginola Staff Member

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    Why are they building it on an island?
     
  15. glasgowspur

    glasgowspur Justin Edinburgh

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    It's custard coloured, what's not to like?
     
  16. StephenH

    StephenH Jack Jull

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    That’s cost extra approx £780m + vat
     
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  17. Seedy Ron

    Seedy Ron Justin Edinburgh

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    That'll be Chich's spiritual home. Actual home too if they'll let him doss on a bench outside.

    Independence from Luton.
     
  18. bjholmem

    bjholmem Nicola Berti

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    The neighbouring counties will dig a trench within their own borders to isolate Luton. Then they will store their nuclear waste on the Luton side of their land. Some great nation I recently heard about is setting a fine example.
     
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  19. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Les Medley

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    Their proud of if too

    To be fair anything that’s built to keep them contained would be good
     
  20. Rorschach

    Rorschach Tommy Harmer

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    The surrounding area is a bit grey. It will brighten the place up a bit if nothing else.
     
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  21. Aldo

    Aldo Gheorge Popescu

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    Pompeii FC.
     

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