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Tottenham Hotspur CPO confirmed

DATE: 15 Jul 2014

On 11 July 2014 the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government confirmed the London Borough of Haringey (Northumberland Development Project) (No 1) Compulsory Purchase Order 2012.

The Order authorises the compulsory purchase of lands at Paxton Road, High Road and Bill Nicholson Way, Tottenham, London N17 for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out of development, redevelopment or improvement of the land comprising the demolition of existing buildings and comprehensive redevelopment to provide a new stadium and ancillary uses such as Club museum; shop and offices for the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation; residential; college and/or health centre and/or health club uses; and public realm improvements.

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A copy of the decision letter can be found here.

Tim Corner QC and Christopher Katkowski QC appeared at the inquiry for Haringey Borough Council and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

James Maurici QC acted for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club on State aid issues.

Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC appeared at the inquiry for the one remaining objector, the Josif family and Archway Sheet Metal Works Limited, instructed by Paul Winter & Co.

Stephen Whale represented the Secretary of State.