Date: 28th February 2019 at 9:40pm
Written by: Seb Franklin

Nottingham Forest confirmed on Thursday morning that they have reached an agreement with the City Council for an extended lease on the City Ground and will proceed with plans to redevelop the stadium and surrounding area. The new ground will reach a 38,000 capacity after competition and fans are delighted.

There will be a new Peter Taylor Stand and improvements to the Trentside area, Brian Clough and Bridgford Stands. The Peter Taylor Stand will feature a museum, a new club shop, range of hospitality lounge options, restaurants and executive boxes.

Forest also confirmed in a statement that there will be improved facilities for supporters with disabilities and a big increase in wheelchair spaces. Before planning application is made, however, the Reds will consult with relevant supporter groups.

The club added that work could commence at the end of next season and the new ground will become the highest in the East Midlands when completed. Supporters are delighted with the news as there hadn’t been any major development work on the ground since 1994.

Evangelos Marinakis is fully committed on rebuilding the football club. This is gift for the people of Nottingham, made by the people of Nottingham.

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