Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 13154)           
UK only International

Liverpool FC unveils updated KSS-designed expansion proposals for Anfield

By Stu Robarts    13 Feb 2020
Plans to expand Anfield were first revealed in 2014 / Liverpool FC
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.

The proposed Anfield Road expansion will see the stadium's capacity increased by around 7,000 / Liverpool FC
The expansion would see the overall capacity of Anfield increased to over 61,000 / Liverpool FC
New seats, lounges and hospitality facilities will be added as part of the work / Liverpool FC
Anfield Road itself will be routed around the footprint of the proposed expanded stand / Liverpool FC
The surrounding public realm will need to accommodate both matchday activity and day-to-day use by the public / Liverpool FC
The Anfield Road expansion is currently expected to be completed by the end of 2022 / Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC  KSS Group  stadium  Anfield 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

Club and Tennis Manager

Holland Park Lawn Tennis Club
Salary: Competitive
Location: Shepherd's Bush, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Clapham, South West London

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Clapham, South West London

Leisure Team Member Apprentice

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Shoreditch, East London

Leisure Assistant

Lex Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chorley, UK

Marketing Assistant

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Carlisle, UK

GP Referral Instructor

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Southampton, UK

Fitness Trainer

New Hall School
Salary: £19,575pa - £22,383pa depending on skills and experience
Location: Boreham, Chelmsford, UK

Graduate Sports Assistants

New Hall School
Salary: £12,735, pro rata (full time equivalent £17,332pa)
Location: Boreham, Chelmsford, UK
recruiting with sports management

Casual Customer Services Advisor

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £6.77 - £8.21 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK

Senior Receptionist

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Windsor, UK

Senior Receptionist

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Maidenhead, UK

Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, UK

Receptionist

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £15,500 - £17,500
Location: Maidenhead, UK

Aquatic Supervisor

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Cardiff, UK

Golf Services Assistants

Lex Leisure
Salary: £8.50-£9.50 per hour
Location: Richmond, UK
recruiting with sports management

Assistant Greenkeeper

Lex Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: London, UK

Gymnastics Coaching Assistant

Wiltshire Council
Salary: £10.54 - £11.19 per hour
Location: Salisbury, UK

Duty Managers

Wiltshire Council
Salary: £12.56 - £13.59 per hour (incl. of 10% unsocial plussage)
Location: Calne, UK

Swimming Teachers

Wiltshire Council
Salary: £13.84 - £15.00 per hour (incl. of 10% market supplement)
Location: Wiltshire, UK

Chief Executive

Community Leisure UK
Salary: £60,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
Location: London, UK

Sous Chef

Parkwood Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Ollerton, Newark, UK

Fitness Trainer

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Burnley, UK
training with sports management

Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Nailsea, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: £16.89 per hour
Location: Tadworth, Surrey, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: £13.04 per hour
Location: Kendal, Cumbria, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: Up to £16.89 per hour (including annual leave)
Location: Faringdon, Oxfordshire, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: £13.04 per hour
Location: Cockermouth, Cumbria, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: £16.89 per hour
Location: West Oxfordshire District, UK

Swimming Teacher

GLL
Salary: Up to £16.89 per hour (including annual leave)
Location: Horley, Surrey, UK
lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  recreation assistant jobs  apprenticeships jobs  personal trainer jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  duty manager jobs  assistant manager jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  Catering Assistant jobs  Customer Services Advisor jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Wattbike
The choice of the elite. Wattbike introduced the first true indoor bike in 2008, changing indoor cycling forever. Developed in association with world class coaches and athletes, and now chosen by the world’s premier health clubs, cycling studios, and personal trainers as well as universities, the military, and countless athletes and coaches across the world, Wattbike has truly revolutionised indoor cycling. Want to join our revolution? Power up your business with Wattbike.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment is the government department that supports UK companies to trade internationally and helps overseas businesses to set up in the UK.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Diary dates

06-07 Mar 2020
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
More diary dates