Stadiums and Placemaking
Image (c) Herzog and de Meuron In the past few months , we have seen Chelsea Football Club secure planning consent for a new stadium and Tottenham Hotspur release the first images of a future White Hart Lane. Millwall FC earned a reprieve from a threatened Compulsory Purchase Order of ‘The Den’ and City Hall announced a comprehensive review of the London Stadium deal. Amid all the excitement, Jonathan Rochwerger considers the regeneration case for new sports stadiums. Do they really work as placemaking anchors for new destinations?