[196], The rugby union club Saracens agreed to play their annual showpiece game at the stadium for five years starting in 2020. [121] The metal panels may be in an open or closed position, and they are lined with LED luminaires that glow on match nights. Great view of the whole pitch. The bond issue was arranged by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which also provided a £112m loan. [263] A number of bus routes however are subject to diversions on matchdays. Welcome to the home of Tottenham Hotspur. A dedicated stage will also play host to a programme of post-match entertainment, including live music, Legends Q&A’s and DJ sets. [25], Over the years, a number of schemes were considered; these included rebuilding the East Stand as a three-tier structure,[25] and moving to different stadiums and locations such as Picketts Lock and the Olympic Stadium at Stratford, London. The stadium had a capacity of nearly 80,000 by 1934. [257] It was voted second by the public in the Stadium of the Year awards at StadiumDB.com in March 2020 after the Puskás Aréna in Hungary. [115] The stadium is around 48 m high, 250 m long on its north–south axis and about 200 metres wide east to west. As you were browsing Vivid Seats something about your browser made us think you were a bot. [78], The demolition of the majority remaining White Hart Lane ground began the day after the last home match of the 2016–17 season was played, and the demolition was completed with all visible remnants of White Hart Lane removed by early August 2017. The salvaged frontage of this building will be a feature of the Tottenham Experience. A large part of the land north of the existing stadium had been cleared by 2014 while the CPO dispute was ongoing. [167][168] The stadium is the first cashless stadium in the country, it also offers stadium-wide connectivity for all the fans with more Wi-Fi access points and Bluetooth beacons as well as greater bandwidth than any other stadium. [86] The pitch was laid in early October 2018. Last FA Cup game at WHL. [125][126][127], The stadium is designed like a concert hall with good acoustics in mind so as to optimise the atmosphere on match day. [99] The second, a Legends match against Inter Milan on 30 March, was attended by 41,244, but resulted in a 4–5 loss to the Inter Forever team. Whatever a fan’s choice of seating location, they will enjoy an exceptional standard of matchday experience. [114][6] The bowl shape of the stadium comes from the need to maximise hospitality facilities while the asymmetry is the result of the creation of a single-tier stand in the south. The design of the stadium bowl optimises the atmosphere created, ensuring the Club maintains its tradition of having one of the most atmospheric homes in British sport. [128] The corners of the stadium are enclosed and the stands are placed close to the pitch, with fans generating a "wall of sound" that can reverberate around the ground. Spur’s new home will be a stadium for everyone, offering each and every fan an exceptional matchday experience. 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[154] Each of the three sections weighs more than 3,000 tonnes, and is made up of 33 smaller trays, making a total of 99 trays, with a combined weight of 10,000 tonnes. [53][54][55] In March 2012, Haringey Council approved of plans to hand over council-owned land in the redevelopment area, including part of Wingate Trading Estate, as well as Paxton Road and Bill Nicholson Way, to Spurs. Both stands have four tiers each, two of which are smaller and intended for premium seating. [8] It recorded the highest ever attendance for a Women's Super League match at 38,262 in the match against Arsenal Women held on 17 November 2019. [261], The stadium is the subject of an episode of Richard Hammond's Big where the show's presenter Richard Hammond explores the biggest things he can find, broadcast in February 2020 on Discovery Channel. London’s vibrant food scene at every match. [149], The association football pitch of the stadium has a standard dimension of 105m x 68m, same in size as the pitches at Old Trafford and Wembley Stadium, but 440 square metres larger than the pitch at White Hart Lane. As revenues from gate receipts in that period formed a substantial part of the club's income (before it became dominated by TV broadcast rights deals),[23][24] Tottenham began to explore ways of increasing the stadium capacity to allow it to more effectively compete financially with rival clubs. Tottenham fans finally said farewell to White Hart Lane - their home of 118 years - on Sunday afternoon. [150] The overall grass surface is 114.58×79.84 metres, including the perimeter between the pitch and the stands. The stadium subsequently opened on 3 April 2019 with a ceremony before the first Premier League game held at the stadium. The club's new home will boast a capacity of 61,559, making it the largest club ground in the capital. The club acquired the freehold of the ground, as well as additional land at the northern (Paxton Road) end, in 1905. [100][101][102], The opening was originally planned for the second home match against Liverpool in September 2018,[103][104] but delays to the opening of the stadium forced Tottenham to extend their temporary tenancy of Wembley Stadium for the 2018–19 season until April 2019. The museum is located in the Grade II listed Warmington House, and the new club shop is the largest in Europe, featuring a 100-seat auditorium area that may be used for pre-match experiences. To keep our readers informed regarding all the latest news and developments, we also publish a Weekly e-News Report, which is distributed to 11,500+ industry professionals. [63] On 8 July 2015, the club announced that it had reached an agreement with NFL to hold a minimum of two NFL games a year in a 10-year partnership. –    The White Hart (East Stand, Level 5) – Pays tribute to Spur’s former home, with the land previously owned by Charrington’s Brewery. [186], The stadium is intended to be used for a number of purposes aside from association football, serving as the venue for NFL games and other events. It offers visitor attractions such as a 'Dare Skywalk' opened on 31 August 2020; visitors may walk up the side of the stadium to the roof, then over a glass walkway around the golden cockerel above the South Stand where they may view the goal line from the roof, or abseil down to the south podium from a viewing deck.