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400,000+ READERS leisure opportunities 12 DEC 2014 – 12 JAN 2015 ISSUE 648 Daily news & jobs: Liverpool FC kicks off £75m stadium expansion

Te expansion of Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield Stadium got underway this week aſter construction firm Carillion signed a £75m contract to carry out work on the Main Stand. Te two parties finalised

the deal on 8 December that will see designs by architec- ture practice KSS brought to fruition, increasing the capac- ity of the stadium to 54,000. A Carillion spokesper-

son confirmed to Leisure Opportunities that the team is now working on site at Anfield, with construction to begin early in the new year. Work to add 8,500 seats

viewing. Te club also has outline planning permission to boost the number of seats in the Anfield Road Stand by 4,800, a move which would liſt overall stadium capacity to almost 59,000. Proposals for the Anfield

The Gym Group Work to add 8,500 seats to the Main Stand is set for completion in the 2016/2017 season

to the Main Stand – part of a larger £260m plan to transform the area around Anfield into a mixed-use leisure hub – is scheduled for completion during the 2016/2017 football season. Te expanded Main Stand, which will

become one of the largest all-seater stands in Europe’s top divisions, will comprise three tiers, with the existing lower tier re-profiled to accommodate a widened player tunnel, new team benches, media platform and wheelchair


Paramount London strikes BBC IP deal

Te BBC is the latest brand to be incorpo- rated into the Paramount London theme park, opening up a host of new IPs which could potentially be included in the development, such as Doctor Who, Top Gear and Sherlock. Earlier this year, the BBC made its first step

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into the theme park world with the launch of CBeebies Land at Alton Towers. Te new deal would see games and rides, based on the corporation’s most popular shows, come to life at the new £2bn theme park and resort development, scheduled to open in 2020. “We’re always looking for opportuni-

ties to extend fans’ enjoyment of their favourite shows and the idea behind this

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resort is a really exciting way of celebrat- ing the very special place the BBC has in British culture,” said Stephen Davies, direc- tor of Live Events at BBC Worldwide. Details:

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leisure hub feature the cre- ation of a wide avenue through the adjacent Stanley Park and a new public square area with a memorial to the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Also included is a new school, health cen- tre, 250 new homes and a 100-bedroom hotel. Liverpool mayor Joe

Anderson said: “Te start of work will mark the beginning of a project which will deliver huge benefit to the city. I’m delighted we’ve reached this decisive turning point in the his- tory of Anfield.” Details:

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