Filed: Tuesday, 28th May 2013
By: Staff Writer No.2
Planning permission has been granted for the E20 partnership's conversion plans for the Olympic Stadium.
The plans to transform the Olympic Stadium into a 54,000 seater football ground were approved by the borough of Newham's planning committee on Tuesday evening.
Included in the plans is the installation of retractable seating over the running track, the creation of hospitality facilities, the moving of concessions and toilet facilities to within the stadium turnstiles and the construction of an 84 metre span roof.
Other facilities to be constructed include club offices and ticketing facilities as well as a new stadium merchandising store.
The plans will have to be sent to Boris Johnson for the Mayor to give his final ratification before the construction work can commence. Final ratification is expected to take place in time for the work to start later during 2013.
Post-match press conference: Ronald Koeman vs West Ham Utd [23rd Apr 2017]
West Ham Utd 0-0 Everton [22nd Apr 2017]
Randy or Adrian? Wait and see, says Bilic [21st Apr 2017]
Sakho to miss Sunderland test [14th Apr 2017]
Liverpool date changed [12th Apr 2017]
Post-match press conference: Slaven Bilic vs Swansea City [8th Apr 2017]
Post-match press conference: Paul Clement vs West Ham Utd [8th Apr 2017]
Reinstate Adrian, say fans [7th Apr 2017]
My rights versus yours [5th Apr 2017]
Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.
Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.