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FaulknerBrowns completes £25m Derby Arena

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[FIRST LOOK] FaulknerBrowns has completed this multi-sport arena next to Derby’s Pride Park stadium

Designed with Arup. the £25 million, 5000-seat arena building includes a 250m velodrome raised above a large sports hall.

The cycle track is wrapped with four storeys of support accommodation including a café, gym, plant rooms and spectator galleries.

The 14,500m² building is clad in gold, bronze, and silver ‘ribbons’ of aluminium, designed to ‘echo the feeling of movement and dynamic appearance of the cycle track inside’.

FaulknerBrowns Derby Arena

Project data

Architect FaulknerBrowns
Location Pride Park, Derby
Type of project sports arena
Structural engineer Arup
M&E consultant Arup
Quantity surveyor Sense
Planning supervisor Mace
Lighting consultant Arup
Client  Derby City Council
Funding Public-funded
Start on site date June 2012
Gross internal floor area 14,500m²
Total cost £25 million    

 

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