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Old April 21st, 2017, 11:13 AM   #33381
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This article a little behind the curve as I think several people on here spotted the 10m payment in the club's accounts and linked to the NFL.

Not sure I believe the rest about more significant investment beyond the individual matches. IMO they will cover the retractable pitch and anything else specific to them. 10m covers that, no?

http://www.espnfc.co.uk/tottenham-ho...tadium-sources
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Old April 21st, 2017, 11:20 AM   #33382
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First steel raker going in on east side.
Im guessing you mean the west?

Interesting that they are installing the upper raker first, as all previous ones have started from bottom up!
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Old April 21st, 2017, 11:23 AM   #33383
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Why do they cast them in a rectangular shape and then cut them in their actual shape, rather than cast them directly in a trapezoid shape?
they are cast as trapezoids etc - you can see several lying around - I'm not sure that the big rectangular slab is a vomitory wall - although I dont know what else it is.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 11:35 AM   #33384
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Looks like a derrick crane being set up
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they are cast as trapezoids etc - you can see several lying around - I'm not sure that the big rectangular slab is a vomitory wall - although I dont know what else it is.
It's the base of this. They put it together last evening.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 12:01 PM   #33385
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This article a little behind the curve as I think several people on here spotted the 10m payment in the club's accounts and linked to the NFL.

Not sure I believe the rest about more significant investment beyond the individual matches. IMO they will cover the retractable pitch and anything else specific to them. 10m covers that, no?

http://www.espnfc.co.uk/tottenham-ho...tadium-sources
The article is not very on the ball either.

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The new stadium will include a retractable synthetic surface, set beneath the grass pitch, that will be used for NFL games.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 12:17 PM   #33386
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I hate that the new cams are hosted on youtube, because youtube is blocked at work, so now I actually have to work instead of looking at the cams
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Old April 21st, 2017, 12:20 PM   #33387
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I hate that the new cams are hosted on youtube, because youtube is blocked at work, so now I actually have to work instead of looking at the cams

I have the same issue using the Company Network but luckily the office building we are in have their own independent wifi network so I can login to that for my phone and tablet.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM   #33388
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6 points and a £200 fine for this surely? One hand flying a £30million national asset must be worth a visit from the rozzers!
I think the cameraman's fine given that he was in the back of a two-seater.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 12:24 PM   #33389
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From @RAFSpurs on twitter (I think Bazza's job is safe):

Del Boy: "I guess it must be tricky getting a photo of the new stadium without that little wing thing getting in the way".

Rodney: "It's 'canard'!"

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Old April 21st, 2017, 01:22 PM   #33390
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Im guessing you mean the west?

Interesting that they are installing the upper raker first, as all previous ones have started from bottom up!


The west stand Raker's seem to have a support at either end of each unit so it won't matter which order they go up, the North stand lower Raker is a canter lever.

Interesting to see there's a bit of a gap between the West side Raker's and the inbuilt concrete Raker's. (Walkway?)
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Old April 21st, 2017, 01:56 PM   #33391
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If this sign says CONCLAD ( I can't be sure that it does) this section might be the setup for internal/external concrete cladding.

http://www.conclad.it/eng/index.php

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Old April 21st, 2017, 02:19 PM   #33392
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If this sign says CONCLAD ( I can't be sure that it does) this section might be the setup for internal/external concrete cladding
It may do, but not sure either. The sign isn't the same font or logo as shown on their website.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 02:33 PM   #33393
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They seem to be a bit short on materials, need a few deliveries Hardly any terracing and little in the way of steel, must of been a good week on the build
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:24 PM   #33394
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Any chance they could drop that payload about 2 miles down the road ..
Negative, ghostrider. With a call sign of Bergkamp 1 he looks right on target!





Fine, we'll compromise and have him steer west and pay a visit to The Bridge.





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This article a little behind the curve as I think several people on here spotted the 10m payment in the club's accounts and linked to the NFL.

Not sure I believe the rest about more significant investment beyond the individual matches. IMO they will cover the retractable pitch and anything else specific to them. 10m covers that, no?

http://www.espnfc.co.uk/tottenham-ho...tadium-sources
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:36 PM   #33395
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Im guessing you mean the west?

Interesting that they are installing the upper raker first, as all previous ones have started from bottom up!
Could be an optical illusion but it looks to me as though the two rakers they've installed thus far are middle rakers rather than upper. These two don't seem to go high enough or far enough back so there ought to be one more above as well as one below.

If I'm right (and not making myself seem entirely foolish), does anyone have any idea as to why they would have designed the rakers to be in three sections here as opposed to two on the north stand?
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:39 PM   #33396
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I hate that the new cams are hosted on youtube, because youtube is blocked at work, so now I actually have to work instead of looking at the cams
Use a proxy site
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:43 PM   #33397
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I too think they're the middle Jim. Perhaps the whole three parts is too long to install as two - there is a shortish (3rd?) part of a raker near the blue crane - I think its been there for some time and would make up the c32 rows needed along the West side perhaps.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 03:57 PM   #33398
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Could be an optical illusion but it looks to me as though the two rakers they've installed thus far are middle rakers rather than upper. These two don't seem to go high enough or far enough back so there ought to be one more above as well as one below.

If I'm right (and not making myself seem entirely foolish), does anyone have any idea as to why they would have designed the rakers to be in three sections here as opposed to two on the north stand?
yeah, i think you might be right about the middle raker

if you look at TL5



sorry, it's not very clear but you can see the outside steel uprights go quite close to the edge of the floor, but not all the way to the edge...

looking at the level 9 plan of the west stand



it looks like that area where the sky lounge is, is quite narrow and i guess there might be enough space for it...

could be completely wrong though, it;s difficult to tell
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Old April 21st, 2017, 04:00 PM   #33399
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I too think they're the middle Jim. Perhaps the whole three parts is too long to install as two - there is a shortish (3rd?) part of a raker near the blue crane - I think its been there for some time and would make up the c32 rows needed along the West side perhaps.
There are only a couple of extra rows above this raker, so I doubt we will see a full raker, but just a couple of extra bits of steel to support the extra two rows.
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I thought that as well
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