Published: 24th Feb 2021

Liverpool City Council has approved Everton Football Club’s plans for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock and a community-led legacy project at Goodison Park. The council’s planning committee hosted a special meeting, with Everton CEO Denise Barrett-Baxendale and stadium development director Colin Chong presenting the Club’s plans for Bramley-Moore Dock and Goodison Park. The two-hour meeting ended with the councillors confirming their approval for the plans, which equate to a £750m investment potentially creating up to 15,000 jobs. The plans will be referred to the communities secretary, which is standard practice for a development of this size and scale. ‘I welcome the planning committee’s resolution to approve Everton FC’s application to build a new stadium on Bramley Moore Dock,’ said acting mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Wendy Simon. ‘The club has undertaken a huge amount of work to understand the many ecological, transport and heritage issues connected to this site and I applaud … (To read the full article, subscribe below)