Sport, parks and leisure - Real Madrid prepares to begin work on 'best stadium in the world'...
24 Jun 2019 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

05 Nov 2018

Real Madrid prepares to begin work on 'best stadium in the world'
BY Tom Walker

Designed by a team of architects – which includes L35, Ribas & Ribas and GMP Architekten – the renovation will increase the venue's capacity by more than 5,000, to around 90,000

Designed by a team of architects – which includes L35, Ribas & Ribas and GMP Architekten – the renovation will increase the venue's capacity by more than 5,000, to around 90,000
photo: Real Madrid

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that work on a €400m (US$429.5, £344.7m) redevelopment of its Santiago Bernabéu stadium will "begin soon".

Designed by a team of architects – which includes L35, Ribas & Ribas and GMP Architekten – the renovation will increase the venue's capacity by more than 5,000, to around 90,000.

There will also be improvements to fan experience, the technology infrastructure and broadcasting facilities, as well as hospitality areas.

The exterior of the stadium will be coated in LEDs, effectively turning it into a huge digital canvas which can be used to air everything from commercial messages to the club’s greatest moments in history.

According to Pérez, the work will result in the venue becoming "the best stadium in the world".

"The redevelopment work on the Santiago Bernabéu is set to begin very soon," he said.

"This work will see the arena become the best stadium in the world and one of the leading cutting-edge architectural iconic in Madrid, while it will also offer new resources and revenue sources for our club.

"This heritage adds to that offered by our Real Madrid City. It's a clear example of what we're all about and what we represent within the world of sport and is the setting where our academy develops and it continues to play a key role in our distinguishing feature".



Connect with
Sport Parks Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Plans revealed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games stadium
Plans revealed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games stadium   24 Jun 2019

Conceptual designs have been revealed for Birmingham's Alexander Stadium, which are set to transform the athletics stadium into the main stadium of .... more>>
Tokyo 2020 project launches across English primary schools
Tokyo 2020 project launches across English primary schools   24 Jun 2019

An initiative aiming to inspire primary school children and their families to try new activities together in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic .... more>>
Wimbledon tennis championship creates virtual Andy Murray fan experience
Wimbledon tennis championship creates virtual Andy Murray fan experience   20 Jun 2019

Tennis fans visiting this year's Wimbledon championships will be offered an opportunity to practise on Centre Court alongside Andy Murray – in virtual .... more>>
Football clubs launch Extra Time Hubs to tackle loneliness among older fans
Football clubs launch Extra Time Hubs to tackle loneliness among older fans   19 Jun 2019

A group of 12 English Football League (EFL) clubs have launched a programme looking to tackle loneliness and inactivity among older fans. The .... more>>
Mums with young children say exercising makes them 'feel guilty'
Mums with young children say exercising makes them 'feel guilty'   18 Jun 2019

A majority of mothers do not exercise because it makes them feel guilty about not spending time with their children. A Sport England study of .... more>>
Company profile


Matrix Fitness

At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out and sets new industry standards.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa

Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa

Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities. More>>




in this issue

• Government should 'invest in wellness'
• Budget chain Sweat! goes bust
• New tourist attraction for Inverness Castle



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Hounslow, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Hounslow, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Birmingham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com

25-27 Jun 2019

BALPPA Summer Conference 2019

The Balmer Lawn Hotel and Carey’s Manor Hotel, New Forest, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Fitness: Hybrid fitness
ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace More>>
  Tourism: Right to roam
Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Craig Lister
Green Gym’s managing director is harnessing the power of gardening More>>
  Gymtopia: Angels’ advocate
Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd