Technogym
Technogym
Technogym

Liverpool FC unveils updated KSS-designed expansion proposals for Anfield

The feedback of our local residents has been essential to the planning process of this proposed expansion.
– Andy Hughes

Liverpool FC has revealed updated KSS-designed plans for the expansion of the Anfield Road stand at its Anfield stadium and has begun a second-stage public consultation of the proposals.

Plans to expand Anfield, which were first revealed in 2014, were developed following the takeover of the club by FSG in 2010 – putting an end to discussions about a potential move to a new stadium.

Work to expand the Main Stand was completed in 2016, increasing the capacity of Anfield by about 8,500 to 54,074.

An update on the Anfield Road project in June 2018 had cast some doubt on whether it would come to fruition, with the club trying to balance the the demand for more general admission seats with commercial viability.

But it reaffirmed its intentions to take the project forward in August last year – allowing existing outline planning permission to lapse so that "ambitious new plans" could be pursued – and carried out a first-stage consultation of the newly revealed proposal with local residents, representatives, businesses and supporters in December.

The club yesterday released updated proposals for the expansion of the Anfield Road stand that will still see the stadium's capacity increased by around 7,000 with the addition of new seats, lounges and hospitality facilities – taking the overall capacity to over 61,000.

As a result of the feedback provided from over 800 responses, it is now proposed that Anfield Road itself will be routed around the footprint of the proposed expanded stand and progress has been made on the stand's design and configuration.

Andy Hughes, chief operating officer at Liverpool FC, said: "The feedback of our local residents has been essential to the planning process of this proposed expansion.

"We have been very clear from the start that we will only proceed with this project if we have their co-operation, we have a financial model which offers economic stability and we can navigate the complex planning landscape.

"These updated plans reflect that we have listened and we thank all of those people who took the time to share their views with us in the initial stage of this process and look forward to more thoughts on the updates we have made."

In launching the second-stage public consultation, which will end on 28 February, the club stated that retaining the atmosphere of the stadium was a key design driver and that it was continuing to develop an acoustic and lighting strategy.

The expansion is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.

Liverpool FC  KSS Group  stadium  Anfield 
Related stories
02 Dec 2019

Liverpool FC reveals plans to increase Anfield capacity to over 61,000

27 Aug 2019

Liverpool FC reveals plans for Anfield stadium expansion

31 Jan 2017

Liverpool FC to boost Anfield’s disabled access

01 Sep 2016

New high street planned for area around Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium

23 Mar 2016

Liverpool FC to revamp Main Stand concourse areas

09 Dec 2014

Work to begin on Liverpool FC’s £75m stadium expansion

23 Sep 2014

Liverpool FC gets go-ahead for major stadium expansion

24 Apr 2014

Liverpool reveals £150m Anfield stadium expansion design plans

Liverpool FC has revealed updated KSS -designed plans for the expansion of the Anfield Road stand at its Anfield stadium and has begun a second-stage public consultation of the proposals. Plans to expand Anfield, which were first revealed in 2014, were developed following the takeover of the club by FSG in 2010 – putting an end to discussions about a potential move to a new stadium. Work to expand the
CLD,SAR,ARC,DES
Plans to expand Anfield were first revealed in 2014 / Liverpool FC
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7664     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7664     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo is a new division of a renowned family business with 30 years’ experience in ultra-low temperature equipment. A 26-year old legacy of building the best quality solutions for whole-body cryotherapy is the foundation to offer our high performance cryo chambers - The Art of Cryo Vaultz®.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
The midcentury modern Whiting Residence
Alan Metcalfe
"When people are a bit scared, they gather together"

Featuring a vibrating glass platform and one of the US’s longest tree canopy walks, Whiting Forest has been designed to bring visitors closer to nature and to one another

The design celebrates Lefay’s key signature elements: light, space, silence and nature
"Wellness embraces the entire holiday experience"

The design of the newly-opened Lefay Resort and Spa Dolomitti in Italy aims to celebrate and protect its spectacular surroundings

The design of the Da Sistina restaurant was inspired by traditional Roman trattoria
Olga Polizzi is director of design for Rocco Forte Hotels and also owns two of her own hotels
"On Via Sistina, everything breathes history. At the same time I wanted to reflect the modern hunger for the fantastical - Tommaso Ziffer"

Following the highly anticipated launch of Rome’s Hotel de la Ville, Rocco Forte’s director of design reflects on a fascinating project

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
CopenHill is a “crystal clear example of hedonistic sustainability,” says BIG founder Bjarke Ingels
"It was born from the sheer anxiety of having to submit something brilliant in a very short timescale"

How a moment of desperation led to BIG’s CopenHill, the clean power plant that’s doubling as a skiing and leisure destination. Magali Robathan speaks to the architects that made it happen

Marianne Shillingford
"The technology involved in paint is extraordinary"

Used cleverly, colour has the power to influence how people use the spaces they inhabit, says the creative director of Dulux

features
"We tried to take over in a friendly way"

The Standard’s first London hotel is bold, fun and full of surprising touches

cladkit product news
LianTronics’ glasses-free 3D Star Trek LED screen attracts attention
Magali Robathan
LianTronics’ giant curved LED wall with stunning glasses-less 3D spaceship display effect has attracted many on the street of Chengdu, ...
Cosm unveils Experience Centre with ‘one of a kind’ LED dome
The new Experience Centre houses a 20m LED dome
Magali Robathan
Cosm, a global technology company that builds end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences, has unveiled its Experience Centre which houses a ...
Christie laser projectors power new Five Senses Bubble dome theatre
The dome aims to integrate technology with arts and culture
Magali Robathan
Christie® GS Series 1DLP® laser projectors are delivering vivid and lifelike visuals in a new dome theatre located in Xiong’an ...
cladkit product news
Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
The design of the columns was inspired by the sea
Magali Robathan
After a two-year renovation, Oakland-based metal experts Móz Designs have unveiled their inclusion in Georgia Aquarium’s new shark gallery. Located ...
Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
Magali Robathan
A group of Dutch engineers have presented a new attractions concept that combines a flying observation cabin with LED digital ...
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
cladkit product news
Fabio Alemanno Design uses elegant semi-precious stones to create memorable spa experiences
Alemanno believes the stones are well-placed in the spa environment thanks to their capacity to positively support physical and mental health
Megan Whitby
Fabio Alemanno Design has expanded its collection with semi-precious stones to enhance spas, wellness facilities, hotels and private residences. The ...
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics for the Academy Museum
Magali Robathan
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates
Technogym
Technogym