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Venue guide: Glasgow Commonwealth Games

As the 2014 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Glasgow tonight (23 July), the AJ takes a tour of the venues

Barry Buddon Shooting Centre

Barry Buddon Shooting Centre

Venue: Barry Buddon Shooting Centre
Location: Barry Buddon Training Camp, Barry, Carnoustie, DD7 7RY
Dates of competitions: 25–29 July 2014
Event: Shooting 

Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Trails

Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Trails

Venue: Cathkin Braes

Location: Cathkin Braes Country Park, Cathkin Road, Glasgow, G45
Dates of competitions: 29 July 2014
Event: Cycling/Mountain Biking

Celtic Park


Venue: Celtic Park
Architect: Duncan and Kerr (Main Stand, 1929) Percy Johnson-Marshall Associates (1994-98 rebuild)
Location: Celtic Park, East End Glasgow
Date of competition: 23 July 2014
Event: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 

Emirates Arena including the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

Emirates Arena including the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

Venue: Emirates Arena

Architect: 3D Reid
Location: East End Glasgow

Dates of competition: 24 July–3 August 2014

Event: Badminton
Dates of competition: 24-27 July 2014

Event: Track Cycling

Glasgow National Hockey Centre


Venue: Glasgow National Hockey Centre

Architect: Glasgow City Council
Location: Glasgow Green, Glasgow

Dates of competitions: 24 July–3 August 2014

Event: Hockey

Hampden Park

Hampden Park

Venue: Hampden Park
Architect: Archibald Leitch
Location: South side, Glasgow
Dates of competitions: 27 July–2 August 2014
Event: Track and Field Athletics

Ibrox Stadium


Venue: Ibrox Stadium
Architect: Archibald Leitch (1928), The Miller Partnership (1978–81), Gareth Hutchison (1990–91)
Location: South-west Glasgow
Dates of competitions: 26–27 July 2014
Event: Rugby Sevens

Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre


Venue: Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre
Location: Kelvingrove Park Bowling Green, Kelvin Way, Glasgow
Dates of competitions: 24 July–1 August 2014
Event: Lawn Bowls

Royal Commonwealth Pool

Royal Commonwealth Pool

Venue: Royal Commonwealth Pool
Architect RMJM (1970), S&P Architects (2012)
Location: Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BB
Dates of competitions: 30 July–2 August 2014
Event: Diving

SECC Precinct


Venue: SECC Precinct
Location: Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, SSE Hydro and Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow 
Architect: Foster + Partners (SSE Hydro & Clyde Auditorium)
Dates of competitions: 24 July–3 August 2014
Event: Gymnastics, Boxing, Judo, Netball, Wrestling and Weightlifting/Powerlifting
Read Felix Mara’s review of the SSE Hydro

Scotstoun Sports Campus


Venue: Scotstoun Sports Campus
Location; Scotstoun Sports Campus, 72 Danes Drive, Glasgow
Dates of competitions; 24 July–3 August 2014
Event: Squash and Table Tennis

Strathclyde Country Park


Venue: Strathclyde Country Park
Location: Motherwell, south east of Glasgow
Dates of competitions: 24 and 26 July 2014
Event: Triathlon

Tollcross International Swimming Centre


Venue: Tollcross International Swimming Centre
Architect: Glasgow City Council
Location; Wellshot Road, Glasgow
Dates of competitions: 24–29 July 2014
Event: Swimming

Glasgow City Road Courses


Glasgow Green is the starting point for the free Athletics (Marathon), Cycling (Road Race) and Cycling (Time Trial) events.

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