independent

Thursday 17 April 2014

IFA submit plans for £29m redevelopment of Windsor Park

The Irish Football Association has formally submitted a planning application for the proposed redevelopment of Windsor Park.

The £29.2m (€35m) project, with £25.2m provided by the government, would see the national stadium expanded to an 18,000-seat capacity.



Irish FA chief executive Patrick Nelson said: "We had made it a key target to have our planning application submitted by this date and I am delighted that we have achieved this.



"The design for our redeveloped national stadium truly is impressive, and I would like to thank everyone who took the time to give their thoughts and ideas to us during the community consultation process. I know that the new Windsor Park will be a stadium that we will all be proud of."



If the plans are approved, the IFA and design partners RPS hope work can begin on the new stadium by next September.



Also in this Section

Classifieds

CarsIreland

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet, chat and connect with
singles in your area

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet Singles Now

Findajob

Apps

Now available on

Don't Miss

Top Stories

Celebrity News