Public consultations for the expansion of King Power Stadium’s capacity to 40,000 and significant developments to the surrounding areas are now open.
Leicester City revealed development plans through public consultation from 2pm on Thursday 13 August
Public consultation is taking place at King Power Stadium, while all material is also available online
The proposals would see King Power Stadium’s capacity increase to 40,000
Plans also include a 220-room hotel and a multi-purpose event and entertainment arena
The unveiling of the plans begins a period of public consultation, as well as giving the Football Club an opportunity to share its vision for significant enhancements to King Power Stadium and an evolution of areas that have potential to be of great benefit to the city of Leicester.
In-person consultations are available at King Power Stadium during the below periods:
Thursday 12 August | 2pm to 7pm Friday 13 August | 10am to 5pm Saturday 14 August | 10am to 2pm (Matchday vs. Wolves)
All materials will also be available online for feedback until Thursday 2 September.
The plans will include proposals for the addition of 8,000 seats at King Power Stadium, taking the capacity to 40,000, as well as a 220-room hotel and a multi-purpose event and entertainment arena. There are also proposals for a new Leicester City retail space, residential and commercial space, and multi-storey car parking facilities – enhancements to the site that can further the evolution of both the Football Club and the city.
The developments will further underline Leicestershire’s reputation as a home of world-class sport and create a 365-day destination that will support the regeneration of an area that has been the home of the Football Club for 130 years.
The feedback obtained from the public consultation with the local community, local businesses, supporters and key stakeholders, will help inform decision-making as the plans evolve, in order to deliver a major events destination that can support the Club’s continued growth and become a major asset to the city of Leicester.
Leicester City Football Club News Release 12/08/2021