Published: 13th Dec 2019

Everton Football Club will submit a planning application for a 52,000 seater stadium and a community-led development project on December 23, the club has revealed.  In a public consultation, 98% of respondents were in support of the new stadium, which will be part of Peel L&P’s £5.5bn Liverpool Waters development. The football club has also announced plans for a community-led project at Goodison Park, according to Everton, this project has the potential to deliver a £1bn boost to the city’s economy, creating up to 15,000 new jobs and delivering £237m of additional societal value. The £8m investment will involve Everton school and sixth form college, the people’s hub, a transformation of the former St Francis Parish Club and plans for a new drop-in mental health facility. The stadium plans will be followed by a separate outline planning application for Goodison Park, with the hope that both applications will be approved … (To read the full article, subscribe below)