Everton's proposals for their Goodison Park Legacy Project have now been released, and it's fair to say they are very interesting.

The club are making the necessary preparations ahead of a potential move to a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in the future, with a detailed application submitted on those plans at the end of last year.

Earlier this week, the Blues took their latest important step towards that goal by sending Liverpool City Council an outline planning application for what could happen to their current home after their departure.

Both schemes are due to be determined this summer.

But, how will the plans at Goodison affect other important landmarks in the area?

In terms of St Luke's, which has a great affinity with a large number of Blues supporters, a lot has been taken into consideration by architects Condy Lofthouse.

The church has built a solid relationship over the years alongside Everton, with the club shaping its famous stadium around the place of worship and it has become a pre-match ritual for a litany of supporters.

Many will miss that when the club move to Bramley-Moore Dock, but the Goodison Park legacy plans look to make sure the influence of the church on the area won't be affected by the Blues moving away.

St Luke's has been identified by Condy Lofthouse as a key building both within the existing fabric of the area and the proposed masterplan put forward for the scheme.

St Luke's Colonnade with gateway to gardens as part of the Goodison Park Legacy Project

The new plans have been put in place to intend to honour the historic connection of the building to the rest of the site.

The development will wrap around the church at the south east to provide a connection with it to the new site being proposed.

A curved colonnade is being proposed to surround St Luke's, with a four-storey office block radiating out from the church as its centre point.

It is hoped that the landscaped area will enhance the architecture of the church and allow all facades to be seen and enjoyed.

That would create a proposed open space around the church which could provide a gateway to the inner memorial garden on the site.

A special pathway has also been created from the central green space, on the site of where the current Goodison pitch is now, to the church to ensure that feeling of connectivity is still apparent.

In essence, the structure around the church has been designed with St Luke's firmly in mind.

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Another interesting thing to note, however, is that one of the images provided by Condy Lofthouse does show the Holy Trinity statue still in place in front of the church - leaving another lasting reminder.

When Goodison Park is gone, the relationship between the club and the place of worship will undoubtedly change.

However, as is the overarching theme of Everton's proposed move, the Blues are keen to keep their connection with St Luke's as much as possible.