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Everton will move to the stadium for the 2025/26 season. Credit: via Everton FC

Everton Stadium ‘structurally complete’ 

One of the region’s most closely watched projects has reached a major milestone ahead of completion before the end of the year.

Contractor Laing O’Rourke has installed the final concrete terracing panel, marking the end of the 18-month structural package of work on the 53,000-seater Everton Stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

“Structurally, that is the stadium bowl complete,” said Gareth Jacques, Laing O’Rourke’s project director.

“When you consider that alongside the terracing, the team have also done the structural steel and precast concrete in the four stands, it is a fantastic achievement.”

The 1,988 double-stepped precast panels, which weigh just under 9.5 tonnes on average were manufactured by Irish firm Banagher.

The installation of this type of unit was a first for Laing O’Rourke, which pivoted from more traditional single-stepped blocks due to a combination of factors.

Jacques explained: “ In previous stadiums we have built, it has been a single-step arrangement, but there are a few reasons for developing the new method here.

“One was that we were always aware of the exposed location of the site, and plenty of our engineered solutions have been done to reduce the risk of weather and lifting.

“The double-stepped terracing significantly reduces the amount of lifts needed and cuts down the time working on site, often at heights.”

Everton, which currently plays at Goodison Park, is expected to make the move to Bramley-Moore Dock for the start of the 2025/26 season.

BDP is the lead consultant on the MEIS Architects-designed stadium.

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Nearly there. Just hope our creaky finances don’t undo us, never mind the points deduction. If this thing gets finished then it’ll be three steps up from the other lot’s hole-puncher on top of the hill. #UTFT

By Saint Domingo

The least I would have expected was a 55000 capacity, 53000 seems inadequate for our fanbase, I blame the City Council and Unesco for this as if they`d allowed a higher building that would have given a few thousand more seats.
Of course Anfield has no height restrictions.

By Anonymous

The best stadium in north west and shoes tup the huge mistake Liverpool made by not building a new stadium and instead staying in place unsuitable for sport stadium.

By Bob Smith

Finest stadium in the UK

By Anonymous

Next to a sewage works and looks like a tesco extra

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