Tottenham Hotspur FC secures permission for new stadium in London

21 September 2011 (Last Updated September 21st, 2011 18:30)

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club has received planning permission from Haringey Council in the UK to build a £400m stadium next to its base at White Hart Lane in north London.

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club has received planning permission from Haringey Council in the UK to build a £400m stadium next to its base at White Hart Lane in north London.

The premier league club wants to redevelop White Hart Lane in a 20-acre industrial side adjacent to the ground in a plan known as the Northumberland Development Project.

Spurs has signed a section 106 agreement to pay £17m for local transport and infrastructure improvements for the new stadium.

The transformation of the old stadium will be carried out in four phases.