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Can’t We Get Some Chump To Give Us £31.8M?

Can’t We Get Some Chump To Give Us £31.8M?

From ‘Construction News‘…

Tottenham Hotspur has warned that plans for a hotel as part of its new stadium development are currently “unviable”, but the club remains committed to building the project.

The proposed building on the corner of Tottenham High Road and Park Lane, which includes a 180-room four-star hotel, a basement car park, pool, gym and serviced apartments, will cost £67.8m to build, according to planning documents submitted to Haringey Council by the club last month.

A new financial appraisal revealed “a worsened overall scheme viability, largely due to construction cost inflation and the impacts of Brexit”, according to the club.

A letter from the club’s head of planning Richard Serra to Haringey Council said: “Hotel construction cannot commence… until after the completion of the new stadium, by which time the viability of the hotel may have improved.” 

Mace was picked as main contractor for the stadium development in November 2015, but it is understood that construction of the hotel is not included in that contract.

The football club added that new ramp access into the stadium basement car park from Park Lane has resulted in a “significant increase in the cost of the construction of the basement beneath the proposed hotel”.

The hotel element of the complex, which covers 167,000 sq ft, will cost £31.8m to build, while the 49 serviced apartments on the upper floors will have a total build cost of £16.8m.

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  • Aside from cerebrospinal fluid, what's on your mind?

  • Harry Hotspur May 11, 2017 at 12:40 pm
  • Horndog May 10, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Leaky new blog.

  • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    2nd half Looks like Chelsea Tottenham

  • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    RM playing with tjis lot
    AM chasing rainbows

  • Gloster1861 May 10, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Better change that 4 star hotel into a Travel Lodge. Perfect if it has an underground car park.

  • Citizen Smozz May 10, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    Just got in from work (yawn) and read the two blogs you did earlier, reading your new sofa blog i thought you had a new sofa to flog Daniel for his Hotel he ain’t building hehe
    how is it Harold, you nodded off yet??

    • danspurs May 10, 2017 at 9:03 pm

      sofa so good, glady’s tells us.

      • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 9:14 pm

        Couch us if you can say RM

      • Horndog May 10, 2017 at 9:14 pm

        A new ultra cushy BarcaLounger for Bernie. 🐕

  • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    You scored 2 goals to make it 2-3
    You have 3 men ball watching marking Benzema. One more goal by RM would make it untenable and you let Benz walk rigjt through
    Even Bonzo would have done that

  • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    What a crap defensive try at Benz

  • Horndog May 10, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    Isco, ka-pow

    • melcyid May 10, 2017 at 8:35 pm

      way beyond our grasp

      • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:36 pm

        Just went up 20 mil

  • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 8:18 pm
    • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 8:19 pm

      The Boy v Levy

  • melcyid May 10, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    good coverage by Daily mail of Ugos funeral well attended by a huge cross section of friends he had.Especially good to see was his twice manager Big Ron Atkinson who was accused of being a rascist big time in the press.I didnt think he was.Ugo seemed like an exceptional chap.Sad his life was cut short.Thanks for your Spurs service.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-4491506/Ugo-Ehiogu-funeral-Family-friends-mourn-passing.html

  • 89Spurs 👁 May 10, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    Modric pulling the strings for Real, but taken some tackles for it, not for the feint hearted.

  • 89Spurs 👁 May 10, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    Athleco looking good for a draw, 2-3 on aggregate at moment.

    • Frontwheel 2 May 10, 2017 at 8:13 pm

      Great game

  • is Gascoigne gonna have a crack? May 10, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    Goodness. Real Madrid av let in 2 in the 1st 16 mins…

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:07 pm

      Roberto Duran used to love getting hit in the first round

      • is Gascoigne gonna have a crack? May 10, 2017 at 8:10 pm

        Duran Duran just loved getting hits….☺

  • Sid Trotter May 10, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Hmmm, do you think its finally dawned on Levy that Tottenham isn’t Park Lane or Mayfair and that demand for penthouses in our beautiful but humble part of London may be a stretch of greed too far?

    • Lord Croker May 10, 2017 at 8:00 pm

      You can get away with it on the Fullham and Kings Roads but just off the Seven Sisters? No fakin chance.

      • Harry Hotspur May 10, 2017 at 8:31 pm

        Can you imagine the looks on the high roller’s faces when they step out of the hotel and are greeted with Haringey natives wid da purple Tenants an ting? N17 is a bloody no go zone.

        Whose on reception, Kate Adie?

        • Gloster1861 May 10, 2017 at 8:46 pm

          A job for Judge Dredd(locks)?

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:05 pm

      Sid have you never heard of putting a hitel on tbe old kent road. There is a reason the space was brown and mayfair and park lane purple

      • Sid Trotter May 10, 2017 at 10:05 pm

        They are blue not purple – unless you’re posh! Outrageous!

  • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    HD watched all of the Night Manager excellent cheers

    • Horndog May 10, 2017 at 8:26 pm

      👍

  • is Gascoigne gonna have a crack? May 10, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    A hotel. Well, they better get it sorted one way or another. How the fuck are we supposed to have a successful functioning football club without a hotel? It just won’t do…

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:53 pm

      Do we have room for a new right back…er a room…

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:54 pm

      Whete is NKoodoo going to stay?

      • is Gascoigne gonna have a crack? May 10, 2017 at 7:55 pm

        He’ll just have to sleep in the car park with the rest of us….

        • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:57 pm

          Hes been sleeping on the bench up to now

          • is Gascoigne gonna have a crack? May 10, 2017 at 7:59 pm

            Luckily they got them big headphones, thatl drown out the construction noise.

            • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 8:06 pm

              He is always dreaming one day he will get a chance to play a game

  • Superspoz 🍳 May 10, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    Spitfire! Great plane but the beer..hmm so and so.

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm

      Retrobrew

  • Gloster1861 May 10, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    Well, this adds more fuel to the fire. Cmon Uncle Joe, this is your area of expertise. I read you built your own country club because you had been declined membership by the snobby members when you tried to join the local gin palace. Can’t you sort out this hotel?

  • AccringtonSpurs May 10, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    David Beckham follows Vinnie jones into Hollywood (watch):

    http://www.nme.com/news/film/david-beckham-king-arthur-legend-of-the-sword-cameo-2069149

  • UnkleTaff May 10, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    Now *this* is what you call a bet:

    • UnkleTaff May 10, 2017 at 6:43 pm

      £60,734.38 for a £10 stake.

      • Gloster1861 May 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm

        Yes, great foresight. Can he advise us on our transfer targets this summer?

      • Frontwheel 2 May 10, 2017 at 8:03 pm

        I can honestly say I would have had the first 5 up.

    • Harry Hotspur May 10, 2017 at 6:45 pm

      May I take this opportunity to thank you for posting the slip. This is what we call in the trade ‘honesty’.

      • UnkleTaff May 10, 2017 at 6:50 pm

        Wasn’t my bet, guv. Fakinel. I’d’ve been crowing about it long before now if it had been.

        http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39870279

        • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 6:58 pm

          It wasn’t Raz’s either.

          • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:48 pm

            Must jave been Levy cashing in on a new right back

    • 61SpursNut🌰 May 10, 2017 at 7:49 pm

      Fakinel, that’s enough for six mascots and their families on Sunday.

    • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm

      George Bets

    • Lord Croker May 10, 2017 at 8:02 pm

      Wheres the stamp?

  • melcyid May 10, 2017 at 6:34 pm

    I could knock them out a ramp for a couple of hundred quid +air fares.

  • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    What the h*ll is going on?

  • 61SpursNut🌰 May 10, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    What are we all doing over here?
    <<<

  • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    The hotel element has always been the weak link, for me. That, and the affordable housing … the community centre … the kids outreach … the job club … the catering school … the school sports programme … the micro-brewery … the cheese room … oh, and the Wembley plans.

  • Freund or Foe May 10, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Four star? Serviced apartments? Tottenham? I could`ve told them that wasn`t viable ages ago.

    • Horndog May 10, 2017 at 6:11 pm

      Oh, viable? I thought we talking viagra. Sorry.

      • Harry Hotspur May 10, 2017 at 6:46 pm

        You won’t be able to get anything up to the top floor. Stairs only. No cash for lifts.

        • Spurstacus 💋 May 10, 2017 at 7:08 pm

          No lifts? Fanny will be disappointed. Will they let him wear his Cuban Heels instead?

        • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:49 pm

          Call Uber

        • 61SpursNut🌰 May 10, 2017 at 7:51 pm

          Just put a rope ladder between the top of the climbing wall and the hotel. Simples.

          • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:54 pm

            Build a Wall

            • ronwol196061🇨🇦 May 10, 2017 at 7:56 pm

              What do we need a wall for if Eriksen cant get it over the corner flag

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