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Fire at factory on site of proposed new Spurs stadium

A fire has broken out at the one remaining building on the site of Tottenham Hotspur's proposed new stadium.

Owners of the Archway Sheet Metal factory told ITV News that they suspect arson and say they have previously received death threats over the business' opposition to the football club's expansion plans.

Tottenham have been unable to build a new stadium while Archway Sheet Metal remains on the proposed site. Credit: Google Maps

London Fire Brigade said they were called at 05.18 this morning and that 100% of the first floor was alight.

Police are also in attendance.

Tottenham to play Besiktas in Europa League group stage

Andros Townsend scores Tottenham's third goal against AEL Limassol last night. Credit: Reuters

Tottenham have been drawn in the same group as Besiktas in the Europa League. The Turkish side were beaten by Arsenal in the Champions League qualifiers this week. Spurs have been drawn in Group C after reaching the group stage with a 3-0 victory over AEL Limassol last night:

  • Tottenham
  • Besiktas
  • Partizan Belgrade
  • Asteras Tripolis

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Fire breaks out at block of flats in Tottenham

A fire has broken out at a block of flats in Tottenham, London Fire Brigade reported. Four fire engines are said to be on the scene.

'Unprovoked attack' at north London music festival

In a statement, The Met Police said: "There was a licensed community event in Marksfield Park, Tottenham. Unknown to the locals, police, a small, extreme nationalist Polish group, Zjednoczeni Emigranci had also planned an event nearby.

"Taking the peaceful community event by surprise, Z.E. launched an unprovoked attack, hurling verbal abuse at locals, intimidating the children and families that were present, before turning to physical violence."

Credit: YouTube/Andrzej Buzek
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