"A huge vote of confidence": Massive public support for Everton's stadium plans

14 November 2019

Photo: Everton The touring exhibition events were attended by more than 15,000 people and included a virtual reality experience giving users a chance to fly over the new stadium, place themselves in the centre circle and enjoy the view from the proposed giant home stand on matchday.

More than 43,000 people have taken part in the second stage of public consultations regarding Everton's new stadium and redevelopment of Goodison Park.

The survey showed incredible support from the public with 96 per cent backing what has become known as "The People's Project."

The club can now submit for planning permission by the end of the year "with confidence."

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Everton Football Club have revealed record-breaking results for the second stage of public consultations regarding their proposed stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock, results which put the club firmly on track to submit for planning permission by the end of 2019.

More than 43,000 people responded to the survey, making it the largest commercial public consultation in Liverpool's history. Of those, 96 per cent were in favour of The People's Project, which is a combination of the stadium development plan and the redevelopment of the Goodison Park site.

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