On Thursday night, the Rotterdam metropolis council authorised the Feyenoord Metropolis zoning plan by a slim majority. Which means that the development of a brand new stadium in Feyenoord is an enormous step nearer.
Feyenoord has been taking part in in De Kuip since 1937
Feyenoord will solely determine subsequent 12 months whether or not a brand new Kuip will truly be constructed. That primarily will depend on whether or not the membership can elevate sufficient exterior cash.
The prices for the development of the brand new stadium are estimated at EUR 444 million. If the constructing plans proceed, the Nieuwe Kuip will be opened in 2025.
All opposition events within the Rotterdam metropolis council voted towards the zoning plan late on Thursday night. As a result of the whole coalition did vote in favor, the plan was adopted with yet another vote.
Impression of the Nieuwe Kuip. (Picture: LOLA)
Along with the development of a brand new stadium, Feyenoord Metropolis contains an space improvement plan within the a part of Rotterdam South. Now that the plan has been adopted, the development of three,700 houses can begin. The development prices of the whole plan are budgeted at 1.5 billion euros.
The Nieuwe Kuip should be constructed proper subsequent to the present stadium on the Maas. Feyenoord has been taking part in in Stadion Feijenoord since 1937, which is best identified beneath the identify De Kuip.
As a result of the 51,000-seat stadium is outdated and has few VIP areas, the KNVB has typically most popular to play worldwide matches within the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam lately.