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£100m for sports institutes boosts FaulknerBrowns HQ

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The government has announced £100 million for centres of sporting excellence as FaulknerBrowns' uk sports hq around Don Valley athletics stadium in Sheffield is expected to get the go-ahead.

Culture secretary Chris Smith said lottery money from Sport England, formerly the Sports Council, would go towards creating 10 'UK Sports Institutes'. They will be at Bath University, Bedford, Bisham Abbey, Crystal Palace, Gateshead, Loughborough, Lilleshall, Manchester, and Southampton University. The tenth institute is the FaulknerBrowns Sheffield hq. The architect, which belongs to a consortium including Ken Yeang and Sheffield council architects, will work alongside Sport England, said Phoenix Sport, a non- profit group set up to promote sports in Sheffield.

The £40 million project is due to start this November and will include a £12 million hq with living accommodation and £28 million sports centre. It is due to open in 2001. Phoenix hopes around £34 million will come from Sport England, with the rest from sponsorship, English Partnerships and pfi deals.

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