Watford preparing for £40 million stadium expansion

21 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Vicarage Road is the third smallest stadium in the Premier League, only larger than Burnley's and Bournemouth's.

The club have taken on the stadium design firm Populous, who also worked on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, according to the Athletic.

Depending on local council approval, the redevelopment, which aims to increase the capacity of Vicarage Road from 21,000 to 32,000, could begin as soon as next summer.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Changes could be coming to Vicarage Road as the Athletic has revealed Watford are planning to up the capacity of their stadium by 11,000 seats. 

The club have hired the stadium design firm Populous, who also worked on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with the goal of completing a two-phase project which could cost upwards of £40 million. 

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