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Sport Mace submits Derby arena plans

Plans for the development of a new multi-sports arena adja- cent to Pride Park Stadium in Derby have been submitted by Derby City Council’s (DCC) project manager, Mace. FaulknerBrowns Architects

have designed the 14,500sq m (156,077sq ſt) complex, which features a 250m indoor cycling track and a 1.5km (0.9-mile) outdoor closed cycle trail. A sports infield capable of

accommodating 12 badminton courts and hospitality facili- ties are also proposed, while the new arena will have a capacity of 5,000 for cultural events, such as concerts. Te complex is to be built on the site of the

Te complex is to be developed adjacent to Derby’s Pride Park stadium

compliment Pride Park Stadium, but will also function as a stand-alone facility. “Te sculptured form will be very striking,

existing park and ride facility, which will lead to 600 new spaces being created between the new arena and the football stadium. Mace project director David Grose said: “We have designed an iconic building which will

exhibiting fluidity and movement to reflect the activities taking place inside.” DCC director of leisure and culture Claire

Davenport added: “Te arena will provide the city with modern facilities to be proud of.”

Glasgow swimming centre work reaches landmark

Work on the £13.7m Tollcross International Swimming Centre has reached a landmark stage with the installation of a truss. Te truss forms the framework of an exten-

sion for the new six-lane 50m warm-up pool at Tollcross, which will add to an existing

10-lane 50 metre competition pool, provid- ing a dedicated venue for swimming events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Te design was carried out by Glasgow City

Council’s in-house design team. Construction work is being delivered by Barr Holdings.

New multi-sports facility opens in Bexley

Te new multi-sport Europa Centre, which is to be used as a London 2012 Games Time Training Venue, has opened in Bexley, south east London. Olympic and Paralympic

volleyball teams will use the new 3,460sq m (37,243sq ſt) facility, which was designed by Formation Architects and Whitecode Design. ISG Construction and Stace

were also involved with the scheme, which also provides a new home for Europa Gym Club, Europa Weightliſting Club and Nemesis Boxing Club. Facilities include a gymnastic hall; a weight-

A gymnastic hall is among the facilities at Bexley’s new Europa Centre Bexley Council leader Teresa O’Neill said:

liſting and fitness studio; and physiotherapy and treatment rooms, as well as a mezzanine floor with multi-use space for functions, dance and martial arts, as well as a boxing studio.

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“Tis has secured a future for this important community sports club as well as being chosen as a London 2012 Games Time Training Venue for the Olympic and Paralympic volleyball team.” Read more:

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