Video and Photos: New Main Stand roof truss dominates Anfield skyline

24 July 2015

Work continues to secure the 650-tonne roof truss over the iconic stadium’s new Main Stand expansion project.


The lift operation is scheduled to take the full day to complete and follows months of detailed planning by Carillion, the club’s construction partner.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 24:  The Main Stand Roof Truss is attached to the stand at Anfield on July 24, 2015 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Ian Ayre, chief executive officer of Liverpool FC, said: “This is an historic milestone in Anfield’s history as the stadium transformation continues to take shape. We embarked on this significant expansion project just seven months ago and today we’re lifting the Main Stand’s new truss and marking another incredible chapter in the club’s history.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 24:  The Main Stand Roof Truss is attached to the stand at Anfield on July 24, 2015 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

“We are proud to be able to call Anfield our spiritual home and this is a redevelopment that gives us a fantastic opportunity to ensure that all the rich history and traditions that make this stadium so special can continue for many years to come.”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 24:  The Main Stand Roof Truss is attached to the stand at Anfield on July 24, 2015 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 24:  The Main Stand Roof Truss is attached to the stand at Anfield on July 24, 2015 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

For further information on the expansion of the Main Stand please visit www.liverpoolfc.com/stadium-expansion.

All photos and video courtesy of Liverpool FC.

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