Many Nottingham Forest fans have met a latest club statement on the redevelopment of the Peter Taylor stand with excitement and delight.
Sabri Lamouchi’s Forest side are enjoying a superb season in the Championship and currently sit fourth place in the table.
A play-off place is on the cards for the Reds who have one game in hand over the top six sides in the league and excitement over a Premier League push is very much at the forefront of fans’ thinking at the City Ground.
Off the field, the club have begun to take further steps in the redevelopment of the Peter Taylor stand and it has now been confirmed via the club’s official website that a planning application has been sent and work will begin in 2020, if planning permission is granted.
As well as the redevelopment of the Peter Taylor Stand, Forest are expected to also improve the Trentside area, Brian Clough and Bridgford Stands.
The inclusion of a new club shop, range of hospitality lounges and restaurants, are to be included in the new stand.
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The new start of the art structure will see The City Ground become the highest capacity stadium in the East Midlands, reaching 38,000.
Fans of Forest reacted to the news via Twitter and most agreed that the planned extension – is a great thing.
🏟 Major milestone for The City Ground!#NFFC are delighted to confirm the submission of an application to @Rushcliffe for the redevelopment of the Peter Taylor Stand has been made. https://t.co/Qjw74KyAhX
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) December 3, 2019
New three-tier stand 👏😁
— RobboTheRed (@Robbothered1) December 3, 2019
Terrific news! I can’t wait to see what the finished product will be like! COYR 🔴⚪️
— Taras Sklierenko (@tsklierenko) December 3, 2019
Whoop whoop 🙌🏻
— martyn (@martynbigdog) December 3, 2019
Absolutely brilliant news, not just as a Forest fan but as someone who lives & works in Rushcliffe, the County has been crying out for this development for years. A huge opportunity for so many different businesses & groups 🙌🤞
— Greg (@gergmitch) December 3, 2019
A unique home and not a faceless arena. Love that quote.
— Paul Buttery (@PaulButtery2) December 3, 2019
About time, I can’t wait 😀😀😀
— 🇬🇧 🏴 🏴 Jay #Leave (@JamesRea82) December 3, 2019
I like how they say, “This number will grow further to at least 1,450 when Premier League football is achieved.” – not if, when.
Positive mindset 👏🏽
— R (@CapitalR) December 3, 2019
“when Premier league football is achieved” love that. No ifs just ‘when’
— Luke Webster (@LukeWebster94) December 3, 2019