Rangers’ plans to transform old megastore get green light – and there’s a unique ‘first’ involved for new venue

Plans to convert the old Rangers Megastore into a “state-of-the-art” sports bar have been approved by councilors.

This means the Ibrox club has the green light to proceed with the renovation before the new venue opens early next Year.

The old Rangers Megastore in Ibrox is set to be remodeled later this year


The old Rangers Megastore in Ibrox is set to be remodeled later this yearPhoto credit: The Sun

Gers bosses submitted their application to Glasgow City Council back in July.

The megastore is currently empty, with a new fan zone and two-storey shop in operation at Edmiston House.

This building too Houses the Rangers Museum, which opened at the end of the year Summer.

But the club still wanted to use it Space The building was vacated and plans were drawn up to convert it into a modern sports bar with seating for 500 on game days.

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ranger will keep the venue open on non-match days to make Ibrox a place where fans can spend time outside of the games themselves.

The bar will feature a machine for ordering drinks, arcade games and, what the club claims, Glasgow’s first “self-pour”. Beer Stations”.

Previous information from ranger The bar’s name, G51, and its capacity were described in detail.

The Ibrox club also hinted that the opening date is early 2024 and that once completed it will be open to customers five days a week.

Josh Hollywood, Rangers’ head of corporate affairs, said: “The G51 Sports Bar will be another area on match days and on non-match days fans can come and have a positive experience.” The expected capacity is around 500 in total if you add that in Blue Heaven Lounge with 300 and Edmiston House With 1,000 we are creating a large number of additional areas in and around Ibrox for fans to enhance their match day experience.

“We remain We are committed to continuing to invest in the infrastructure and facilities at Ibrox Stadium and look forward to welcoming fans to our new sports bar, G51, early next year.”

Meanwhile, Frank Lampard has dropped out of the running to become Rangers’ next manager. The association’s schedule for conducting the final interviews has been announced.

Kevin Muscat is one of the main contenders, but Scott Parker, Pascal Jansen and Phillipe Clement are also being discussed as candidates.

Discussions with the final shortlist will take place early next week.

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