Plenty of Everton fans have been lauding an update from Phil Kirkbride as he reported for the Liverpool Echo that the planning approval for the new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is expected to go through in October.
As per the journalist, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have released their Economic Recovery Plan following the global pandemic outbreak with the proposed new ground for the Toffees a key part of their vision.
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The stadium is expected to have a capacity of 52,888 as the Liverpool City Region, led by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, has told the central government that it will help give significant investment and regeneration to Liverpool.
It has been estimated that the new stadium would give a £1 billion boost to the local economy, create 15,000 jobs, help attract 1.4 million visitors, with the chief executive officer of the Blues Denise Barrett-Baxendale listed as a key stakeholder.
These members of the Goodison Park faithful lauded the news on Twitter, as it looks like the plans for their brand new and exciting home may well go ahead:
— John Garrigan (@garrigan_john) July 24, 2020
Fantastic for Everton and the city.
— Robo Coppell (@CoppellRob) July 24, 2020
Roads & access almost complete so it’ll be all systems go come October. Excellent news for jobs & the economy after the Pandemic ✅ #BOOM
— Blue Ghost (@BlueKeks) July 24, 2020
Positive news. 🤞🏼Finances work out, still got to think lenders be queuing up to support in current climate .
— Graeme McVeigh (@GraemeMcV) July 24, 2020
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