Liverpool's new main stand at Anfield reaches final stages after season's end

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Image: Work has focused on demolishing the existing main stand roof

Liverpool's new main stand at Anfield has begun to reach its final stages, as the current lower-tier structure is demolished.

The first construction vehicles to conduct work inside the stadium arrived this week and began to remove the existing roof.

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Work is in its 78th week of an initial 88-week schedule ahead of primary handover to the club at the start of the 2016-17 season.

The new top levels, which have been constructed behind the existing main stand, took delivery of their first spectator seats four weeks ago.

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Image: Construction vehicles have been ripping out seats in the lower tier

Construction has now focused on joining the two together following the end of the last Premier League season, with seats in the former structure now being ripped out and replaced.

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