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Last Updated: Tuesday, 30 September, 2003, 17:24 GMT 18:24 UK
Wembley rises from the rubble
The diggers move in to start the demolition of the stadium
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The bulldozers move in as the start of the long-awaited demolition work begins on the 30 September 2002
Only the twin towers are left by January 2003
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Only the familiar twin towers are left standing in January 2003
The twin towers are demolished in February 2003
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A giant excavator demolishes the towers
The historic landmarks slowly disappear
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The historic landmarks slowly disappear brick by brick - the rubble to be used in the foundations of the new stadium
Just a fraction of the remaining tower remains
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Just a fraction of a tower is left as work continues on the rest of the site
Several concrete stairwells are constructed
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The new structure starts to emerge in the summer of 2003
The new structure appears above Wembley way (picture courtesy of
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The view down Wembley Way changes as more stairwells are completed, each taller than the old twin towers
An aerial view of the stadium shows much of the substructure (picture courtesy of
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The new stadium starts to take shape, with much of the substructure in place
A huge section of the arch is constructed in the centre of the site
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Workmen are dwarfed by a huge section of the new arch
The famous arch is assembled on the southern side of the stadium (picture courtesy of
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The famous arch is assembled on the southern side of the stadium and will eventually weigh 1,650 tonnes

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