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Haringey Council Leader visits Tottenham Hotspur

Posted on 11 June 2018  - 20:57

Today (Monday 11 June), the new Leader of Haringey Council, Cllr Joseph Ejiofor, paid his first visit to the Club since his election last month.

Newly elected Cllr Joseph Ejiofor meeting Club Ambassador Ledley King.Cllr Ejiofor with our Chairman Daniel Levy, Executive Director Donna-Maria Cullen and Club Ambassador Ledley King discussing the new stadium development site.Group photograph pitchside at our new stadium site. The guests were given an in-depth tour of the new stadium site including the home dressing room and tunnel area, the crushed aggregate taken from the old White Hart Lane site within the concourse floors and the Tottenham Experience – Europe’s biggest football club retail space.Cllr Ejiofor and Ledley King admire the new stadium as the first sections of the NFL pitch are installed on site.Cllr Ejiofor looks at the new museum, which will be situated in the recently restored Warmington House on the High Road. The museum will host a collection of historic archives and stories about the Club and the local area.Cllr Ejiofor discusses the new stadium development scheme with our Chairman Daniel Levy.Cllr Ejiofor visits Percy House, the home of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation – the charitable arm of the Club – which is delivering enterprise, skills and training, creating sustainable, long-term education and employment opportunities for local people at the newly-renovated and restored 18th Century building on the Tottenham High Road.Cllr Ejiofor meets local people who have gained employment through the Club’s stadium scheme. Through a range of innovative programmes and groundbreaking initiatives, the Club has so far delivered 1,375 new jobs across a range of industries, including retail, education, construction, hospitality, IT and security, with all going to local people.

Accompanied by our Chairman Daniel Levy, Executive Director Donna-Maria Cullen, Haringey’s Chief Executive Zina Etheridge and Assistant Director of Regeneration and Planning Helen Fisher, Cllr Ejiofor took an in-depth tour of the new stadium site and Percy House – the home of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.

The new stadium will be the largest capacity football club stadium in London, creating a new sports and leisure destination for the capital, a new home for the NFL and a hive of activity 365 days a year, a new museum, an innovative Skywalk, 21st century retail experiences, first-class conference and banqueting and high-quality leisure facilities including restaurants and a hotel – and will attract in excess of two million visitors per year.