Liverpool: Everton stadium part of post-COVID-19 recovery plan

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Liverpool: Everton stadium part of post-COVID-19 recovery plan The Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium has been included as major part of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority plan for economic recovery from the ongoing pandemic.


Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has released a 55-page report, setting out a way forward for economic recovery once the coronavirus crisis eases. While recovery will surely take a lot of time, there are projects of local and regional significance that should speed it up by providing new jobs.

Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium© Everton FC, Meis Architects

A list of 8 major projects is included within the document and the Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium is by far the largest among them, expected to cost roughly £500 million (while all 7 remaining ones make up £249 million combined).

It is hoped that the pandemic will not compromise the project's time frame, which should see work begin this year and end with a brand new stadium in 2023. Once Everton relocate, their historical Goodison Park would be replaced by a mixed use heritage development, providing further stimulus.

Everton chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale said: “While ‘The People’s Project’ is creating an iconic waterfront home for Everton and new community facilities and housing in L4, it will also deliver a significant economic boost for two disadvantaged areas of our city and address a skills gap to create job and apprenticeship opportunities for local people.”