In pictures: Twickenham Stadium unveils new East Stand

Launch on Thursday night gave curious guests the chance to check out six floors of brand new event space.

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Last night Twickenham Stadium officially launched its East Stand event space, giving guests the chance to have a look around while sampling food prepared by head chef Tom Rhodes.

Rugby World Cup Winner Jason Leonard OBE was on hand to welcome guests to the new venue at the home of English rugby.

The multi-million pound redevelopment offers conference and banqueting space across 6,700sqm, as well as match-day hospitality packages. The Gate is a modern chop-house style restaurant, complete with low lighting and open brickwork.

"This project has been many years in the making and aims to take Twickenham Stadium to the next level of corporate entertaining," said Twickenham’s conference and events director Nils Braude. "We hope that our guests will be inspired by the possibilities."

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