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Meadowbank Plans £40 million major redevelopment to create state-of-the-art sports Centre

Meadowbank Plans £40 million major redevelopment to create state-of-the-art sports Centre

Introduction:

Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium will mark the start of major redevelopment plans to create a new state-of-the-art sports centre on the same site, After a run of almost 50 years. Stadium will shut its doors on 3 December 2017 for the major redevelopment.

Features:

The new sports centre is set to include:

•    An outdoor athletics track with a 500 seat stand
•    Two multi-sport games halls
•    Three fitness studiosA gym
•    A gymnastics hall Two squash courts
•    A combat studio for martial arts A boxing gym with ring
•    A 60m 6 lane indoor athletics track and jumps
•    An outdoor throwing area
•    Two FIFA standard 3G (all weather) pitches- one which will be in the centre of the athletics track
•    Cafe and meeting rooms

The first multi-sport games hall will be equivalent in size to an eight-court badminton hall with permanent seating for 420 and additional bleacher seating for 725. The second hall is set to be the equivalent of a four-court badminton hall with permanent seating for 430. The new centre will be partly funded by residential and commercial development on parts of the existing site that are not required for the new sports complex. This will include development of affordable and low cost housing through the Council’s 21st Century Homes Programme.

Redevelopment work begins in 2018.

Specifications:

Name Meadowbank Stadium
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Type Redevelopment
Estimated Cost £40 million

 

Source:edinburghleisure.co.uk

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