Published: 10th Jan 2019

Tottenham Hotspur has announced their new stadium will now not be ready until mid-March at the earliest, causing further uncertainty to the local community. Their new ground has been plagued by delays due to problems surrounding its critical safety systems, with the club now drawing up a new schedule of test dates and sign-offs with the contractors and Haringey Council. Daniel Levy, Tottenham chairman, apologised for the delays and thanked fans for their ‘continued patience.’ ‘We shall now seek clarity in respect of building test schedules and test event dates and provide further information on these in the next two to three weeks,’ he added. Community activist Martin Bell told NewStart that the delay could be a ‘positive’ as it gives local community groups more time to negotiate with the council around proposed matchday changes that will see large swathes of the area surrounding the ground closed on match days. … (To read the full article, subscribe below)