Local Round-Up: City Hall investigating feasibility of increasing Parken’s capacity to 50,000

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Parken, the home pitch of FC Kobenhavn, will stock up on its capacity for a bigger audience (photo: wikimedia.commons)
September 14th, 2021 4:26 pm| by Mariesa Brahms
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City Hall is stumping up around 1 million kroner to investigate the feasibility of a potential expansion of Parken stadium.

The decision was made as part of a public budget agreement that took place on September 9.

According to Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard, the municipality’s integration mayor, the investment aims to establish VIP spots and food outlets next to the Parken pitch.

Preparation for upcoming championships
Lonning-Skovgaard cited the Euros from earlier this summer as an example for bigger events that will potentially demand more capacity at Parken.

The municipality could not rule out the possibility of expanding the stadium’s capacity to at least 50,000 seats.

The investigation will reportedly take place in 2022 and 2023. It will also assess soil condition in Parken.

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