The image above certainly gives a visual idea of how close spectators are going to be to the pitch and the extended grass area surrounding it will allow for a better run up when taking corners, which hopefully will see a more consistent and better delivery. Although our delivery isn't bad, it isn't always consistent.
If you think of free-kicks and penalties, players take a longer run up to be better in control when arriving at the ball. Currently a player can't generate enough forward motion to arrive at the ball in a manner that maximise the quality of delivery.
below are the latest construction pictures.