Architecture firm Cardete Huet has presented the first renders of the planned redevelopment of Stadium de Toulouse. The stadium, built for the 1938 World Cup, has been selected as one of the playing venues for Euro 2016 and is therefore in need of an upgrade to comply with UEFA requirements.
The redevelopment will entail the construction of a second tier, and an increase of the slope of the lower tier so that seats with a back can be installed and visibility increases. The plans are expected to increase the capacity of the stadium from its current 35,472 to a future 42,000 seats.
Works are scheduled to begin later this year. The stadium received an earlier major upgrade for the 1998 World Cup.