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Mace wins Spurs stadium project

Mace wins Spurs stadium project

Tottenham Hotspur have announced that Mace will be the main contractor on their new £400 million stadium project, which will be located near its existing grounds at White Hart Lane. The old stadium is to be turned into a major mixed-use development.Other bidders for the project are believed to have included Sir Robert MacAlpine and Brookfield.Mark Reynolds, Mace chief executive, said: “We are privileged and thrilled to join the team to take the new stadium to its next stage of development.“We look forward to working with the club and its consultants to make sure the project is a success. It is of critical importance as it is the flagship development that will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of this area.”Mace will be responsible for creating pre-construction plans, building programmes and specialist subcontractor tender requirements.The plans for the stadium involve increasing its capacity to 61,000, making it the biggest football ground in London. It will also be the location for NFL American Football matches, which are becoming increasingly popular in the UK. A recent deal has guaranteed that at least two games a year will take place in the stadium for the next ten years.Haringey Council is due to make a decision on planning permission for the scheme on December 8th.If approved, the White Hart Lane site will be turned into 579 new apartments and a 180-room hotel. The work is set to be completed in 2018.Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy said: “This is another step towards the delivery of one of the best stadiums in the world.“We are delighted to have Mace on board. They bring a wealth of experience and I know they share our commitment to ensuring that the development will be first class in every aspect.” 

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