10th July 2017
Liverpool FC has today submitted a planning application for the proposed redevelopment of the club’s first-team training ground at Melwood.
The document submitted to Liverpool City Council applies for outline planning permission for the redevelopment of the Melwood site into much-needed quality family housing, which is in line with the council’s Local Plan.
The application forms part of the club’s plans to bring LFC’s first team and Academy football training operations and facilities together on one site in Kirkby.
LFC recognises that Melwood has played a significant role in the club’s history, but the site is limited in terms of space and is unable to accommodate the club’s ambitions for a new first-class combined training facility.
The planning application is expected to be determined by the council’s Planning Committee later this year.