Mace blames faulty wiring for delays to Populous' Spurs stadium

Spurs stadium 19 June 2018

Contractor breaks silence on problems as Premier League club prepares to unveil a new opening timetable

Mace has broken its silence over its problems on Tottenham Hotspur’s late-running stadium with the firm blaming faulty wiring for the ground busting its opening deadline.

The news came as the pair met on Tuesday morning to set out a new opening timetable after the club last week blamed “safety critical issues” for the delay to the Populous-designed stadium.

Mace chief executive Mark Reynolds said the firm had discovered problems with the wiring for fire detection systems during commissioning and testing work.

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