Mayor of London gives support to Club's bid for RGF funding
The Mayor of London has given his support and backing to the Club's bid for funds from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF), in respect of the Northumberland Development Project, the Club's new stadium and associated development scheme.
The Mayor of London has given his support and backing to the Club's bid for funds from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF), in respect of the Northumberland Development Project, the Clubs's new stadium and associated development scheme.
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, lending his support to the bid said: "The Northumberland Development Project has the potential to inject considerable investment in stadium led regeneration in the heart of the local community. This level of investment will safeguard existing jobs, create considerably more local employment opportunities as well as enhance the public realm and vibrancy of the whole of Tottenham."
RGF monies would be used to deliver a package of major infrastructure improvements which are vital if the project is to act as a platform for wider regeneration and crucial if the whole project is to be made viable. These would include station upgrades, public community space, employment and training facilities, restored listed properties, Combined Cooling Heating Plant, site enabling and public realm works.
The Club's bid is for funding for public works, not for the stadium or any of the associated development, and, as such, this funding would facilitate the significant public sector improvements which would need to be delivered in the surrounding area and which would contribute to the general uplift of the borough.