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Tottenham continue with new stadium plans despite High Court challenge

Tottenham Hotspur are to press ahead with their plans for a new stadium, despite facing a High Court challenge over the proposal, reports, www.sportspromedia.com/. According to reports in the British press, Spurs have signed a contract worth £50m with Essex-based construction firm M Anderson Construction, who will be responsible for the new stadium's foundations and superstructure, including upper floors and stairways.

The contract for the proposed work on the Northumberland Park site adjacent to Spurs' current White Hart Lane home has been approved by Haringey Council, according to council documents seen by Sky Sports.

The council has also granted permission to demolish Fletcher House, a listed building on the site.

A letter sent from Savills to Haringey Council said: 'THFC have today entered into a Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) Design and Build Contract for the civil engineering ground works, concrete foundations and structure for the new THFC Stadium Project.'

'The contract has been made with M Anderson Construction Ltd and the sum for the works is UK£49.773.727.'

M Anderson previously worked on the construction of Spurs' training facilities at Hotspur Way in nearby Enfield, which opened in 2012.

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