Saracens To Go Ahead With £23m West Stand

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24 October 2018

Saracens have been granted planning permission and secured funding in partnership with Barnet Council to renovate the West Stand at Allianz Park.

The current West Stand in the multi-purpose North London stadium will be transformed into a modern, fit for purpose event facility and community hub for education, sporting and outreach activities.

The £23 million redevelopment project will include:

• A fully accessible, weatherproof facility for 3000 spectators

• First-class hospitality experience

• A centre of excellence for Middlesex University’s London Sport Institute and Health Faculty that includes a purpose built simulation suite

• A dedicated education centre operated by the award-winning Saracens Sport Foundation

• Improved training, medical and competition facilities for all users including athletics, rugby and community sport

• The creation of a community garden designed by local school children

• A new media facility

Saracens chief executive officer, Mitesh Velani, said: "We have been working closely with Barnet Council and our community partners developing plans for the West Stand that we can all be proud of. I am delighted we have made positive strides forward.

"The West Stand redevelopment project demonstrates our continued commitment to providing the best environment for our teams to thrive, a modern home where our fans create memories together and extending community initiatives that improve the lives of people in North London."

James Kennedy, Middlesex University’s CFO, commented: "Middlesex University has been working with Saracens on this project for several years. Together we have developed an exciting proposal for the West Stand and we are very pleased that London Borough of

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