In pictures: The building of Tottenham’s new stadium

Tottenham are ready to move into their new stadium after almost two years away from White Hart Lane.

The stadium was built on the site of their old home, costing a reported £1billion.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at the building process in pictures.

Supporters were finally able to get a look at their new home for the first official test event
Supporters were finally able to get a look at their new home during the first official test event (John Walton/PA)

The new stadium will glow at night
The 62,062-seater arena will glow at night (John Walton/PA)

Work to the stadium suffered frustrating delays
Work to the stadium suffered frustrating delays (John Walton/PA)

Houses in the Tottenham High Road area had to deal with a building site on their doorsteps for a long time
Homeowners in the Tottenham High Road area had to deal with a building site on their doorsteps for a long time (John Walton/PA)

Tottenham Hotspur StadiumMauricio Pochettino has hailed it as the best stadium in the world
Mauricio Pochettino has hailed it as the best stadium in the world (John Walton/PA)

There was plenty of disruption while building was going on
There was plenty of disruption while building was going on (Steven Paston/PA)

The bowl begins to take shape in May 2018, but this was just three months before the stadium was due to open
The bowl began to take shape in May 2018, but that was just three months before the stadium was due to open (Steven Paston/PA)

Fans were reminded of glory days gone past as the new structure went up
Fans were reminded of former glory days as the new structure went up (Steven Paston/PA)

Fans were still able to get their merchandise from the old club shop, which was eventually demolished
Fans were still able to get their merchandise from the old club shop, which was eventually demolished (Steven Paston/PA)

The stadium quickly began to take shape
The stadium quickly began to take shape (Adam Davy/PA)

Supporters were able to get a good view of how work was going
Supporters were able to get a good view of how work was going (Victoria Jones/PA)

The building site remained behind closed doors
The building site remained behind closed doors (Victoria Jones/PA)

Fans took in what the finished product was going to look like
Fans were able to take in what the finished product was going to look like (Scott Heavey/PA)

Work had already began while Spurs were still playing at White Hart Lane
Work had already begun while Spurs were still playing at White Hart Lane (Adam Davy/PA)

The new stadium is promised to regenerate the Tottenham area
The new stadium is promised to regenerate the Tottenham area (Stephen Pond/PA)

Eager fans took mementos of White Hart Lane after its final game in  May 2018
Eager fans took mementos of White Hart Lane after its final game in May 2018 (Nick Potts/PA)

Tottenham beat Manchester United in the final game at their old stadium
Tottenham beat Manchester United in the final game at their old stadium (Nick Potts/PA)