Spurs new £400 million stadium gets the green light

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Spurs new £400 million stadium gets the green light

It was been described as a ‘David and Goliath’ story.

One family business was standing in the way of Tottenham's £400 million stadium redevelopment.

Today the verdict from a High Court battle ended today in favour of the football club.

Archway Sheet Metal Works, on Paxton Road, have been served a compulsory purchase order to be forced out of the area. 

The family have previously received criticism for stalling the stadiums development, in November last year the metal works was set on fire, damaging the whole ground fro or of the family’s business. 

The family believed it was an arson attack carried out by supporters of the football club.

Challenging the Compulsory Purchase Order,  the family called the clubs ambitions ‘unlawful’ and ‘invalid’. 

However the Judge didn’t agree, and now the club has been given the green light to build the 56,000 capacity stadium. 

Spurs have said they hope for the stadium to be ready for the 2018 -2019 football season.

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