Evening Standard – The £50million designs for two spectacular new stands at Lord’s cricket ground that will add 2,500 seats were unveiled on Wednesday.

Summary

  • The £50million designs for two spectacular new stands at Lord’s cricket ground that will add 2,500 seats were unveiled on Wednesday.
  • The new two stands  – named after two of Middlesex and England’s most successful ever players – form the latest stage of the masterplan for the world’s most famous cricket venue.
  • The new additions to the Nursery End of the ground will provide around a quarter of spectators sitting in them with cover from the rain and will connected by a new walkway.
  • The first stage will be ready in time for the 2020 season with all work completed for 2021.
  • MCC chief executive and secretary Guy Lavender said:”These new stands will transform the Nursery End, providing world class facilities, opening up views both to the Pavilion and back towards the Nursery Ground and adding another architectural enhancement to Lord’s.


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