| The famous Celtic Football Club of Glasgow want to build a new complex that would include hotel, museum retail store and ticketing facility. |
It has announced plans to make a proposal of application notice to Glasgow City Council.
The hotel would be built next to the club’s home ground, Celtic Park. Located in Parkhead, it would be further development of the area following on from changes made for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
A club statement said: “The application is part of Celtic’s long-standing master plan for the area, a vision which aims to deliver benefits to the club and our supporters and allow further regeneration of the east end of the city, something to which we are totally committed.
“This application represents only the first stage in this process. It is important to emphasise that considerable work and investment over a number of years would be required to bring this project to fruition. There would be a number of challenges to overcome to complete a development of this scale.
“Celtic aims to be a world-class football club in everything it does. We are pleased to have made significant investment in recent years to develop the stadium and public realm area for the benefit of our supporters.
“Any further development of this kind would be a hugely positive step for the club, for our supporters and for the local community.” Celtic Park football stadium is all seater with a capacity of 60,411. It is the largest football stadium in Scotland, however, the largest sports stadium is Murrayfield, Edinburgh – traditionally the home of Scottish rugby.