‘Completion’ - Birmingham City issue St Andrew’s update including when stands will reopen

Blues have released an update on works at St. Andrew’s - including a decision on where in the stadium safe standing will be implemented.
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Birmingham City have announced details of the design and remedial work at St. Andrew’s, including target completion dates for the implementation of safe standing. Following a fan survey, Blues decided they would install rail seating in the ground, with more information now available to supporters.

The lower Tilton Road stand will see the fitting of rail seating to allow for safe standing, with work starting in block 2 and finishing in block 14. There will also be new accessible seating for the first time, with a capacity for 12 wheelchair users - and their companions - within blocks 2 and 4.

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Supporters who were sat in the lower Tilton Road stand during the 2019/20 season will be guaranteed a space in the safe standing area if they so desire. Blues estimate there will be around 1,000 spaces available for season ticket holders to relocate into the new development, with further details set to be announced.

September 15 has been set out as a target completion date for the lower Tilton Road stand, though this could change depending on statutory approvals and a final structural analysis. Meanwhile, the remedial work in the lower Kop will continue simultaneously, with hopes for completion by November 16.

New seating is being installed throughout the lower Kop, with the colour layout set to replicate what was seen before work started. The lettering “BCFC” will be clear, with the ball and globe from the club’s logo in the centre. For more information, visit Blues’ website.

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