Tottenham are preparing to open their incredible new stadium in North London – and it’s equipped with some pretty cool and futuristic features.
The Premier League giants have been planning their new £1 billion White Hart Lane stadium for more than a decade, and have been waiting the best part of a year to enter their new home after delays hit the original entrance date of last September.
But some lucky fans and journalists have been given a sneak-peak of what fans can expect and we’re willing to bet supporters will be more than happy with the final product.
The first of two official ‘test events’ were held at the 62,000-seat arena as Spurs’ U18 side beat Southampton 3-1 over the weekend, with 28,987 lucky fans attending the landmark event, which saw J’Neil Bennett score the first-ever goal at the new ground.
Aside from looking remarkably plush, Spurs’ new home has all the mod cons, including a microbrewery, The Goal Line Bar, which is Europe’s longest bar, and a 180-bedroom upscale hotel, with Michel Roux Jr, Chris Galvin and Dipna Anand advertised as the chef line-up for the stadium’s Michelin-starred dining experiences.
Moreover, the stadium will include a unique ‘Sky Walk’ visitor attraction that allows fans to climb the exterior of the stadium up to 40 metres high, and it’ll be open 365 days per year, with a museum, banqueting and retail facilities open to the public.
And in another impressive feature that has just emerged recently, it has been revealed that the new stadium will include dog toilets.
Disabled fans will be able to take their assistance dogs to two corners of the stadium to relieve themselves.
On top of all that, Spurs’ new stadium will be completely cashless, and there will be zero plastic straws available, as the club phase out their use of plastic and hard money.
The capacity of 62,062 means Tottenham have now overtaken Arsenal as the team with London’s biggest stadium, and it’s second in size only to Manchester United in the Premier League standings.
Their first-ever senior match inside the ground is scheduled to be against Crystal Palace on April 3 – but what do you think of it all? Are you suitably impressed?
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