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Upgrades underway at Leeds United’s stadium

Leeds United Football Club is making improvements to its Elland Road stadium ahead of the club’s first match of the 2020/21 season in the Premier League.

Leeds will expand its coach park and upgrade its broadcasting facilities as the club prepares for life in the Premier League.

Caddick Construction will start work next month to create a new £1.3 million coach park on the Fullerton Park and West Stand car park, a Sky Compound and a pedestrian walkway for fans to make their way safely to the Elland Road stadium.

The improvements are expected to be completed in December this year and will help the club manage the anticipated increase in away coaches for Premier League fixtures, when spectators are once again allowed in to watch live matches.

This isn’t the first time Caddick Construction has worked for Leeds United. Over the years Caddick has been involved in various projects with Leeds United including the design and construction of its 27,000 sq. ft. 1,200-seat banquet, conferencing and exhibition facility.

Caddick also refurbished the Elland Road East Stand which included new hospitality areas and kitchens, improvements to terrace seating and the construction of 28 new executive boxes. The company also built the club’s training facility at Thorp Arch, north of Leeds.

Caddick senior contracts manager Chris Allott said:

The new coach park, pedestrian walkway and broadcasting compound will help ensure that Elland Road will be worthy of its Premiers League status. It’s great that we are once again working with the club to improve the ground’s facilities and make sure it is fit for purpose to welcome back fans when the time is right.