Fans at the ‘Everton Aren’t We’ caught their first glimpse at the potential plans for the new Everton stadium in Liverpool. Found in the leaked documents from earlier consultations earlier last year, outlining the 52,000-seat stadium plan for the Bramley-Moor Dock near the Liverpool Waters scheme.
The plans are subject to change and are part of the ongoing consultation taken on site with the club and local authorities. aking central position on the Liverpool waters dock site. It has been reported by PlaceNorthwest that “Everton has completed a lease agreement with Peel L&P to assume a 200-year lease on the dock, subject to the club receiving planning permission. Its expected the new stadium will take around three years to build with completion pencilled in for 2023.”
While the plans are early, this sneak peek at the potential for the site. Shows the real potential for the Liverpool Waters scheme to regenerate the area and redefine the neighbourhood. Adding potential for commercial and recreational developments to the area.
Carragher backs project
But the plans for the move have won approval from a many local figures including Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher, a boyhood Everton fan who subsequently played over 500 times for the five-time European champions across Stanley Park.
“The stadium will be a huge project,” Carragher told evertontv. “But the regeneration is a massive thing for Liverpool, not just Everton Football Club. There is a massive rivalry between red and blue in this city. Long may that continue, and I probably epitomise that more than anybody, being a Blue as a kid and playing for Liverpool.
“It is massive for the city’s future. Two vibrant football clubs with huge stadiums can attract investment, [there will be] businesses popping up around there.”