Wednesday, 16 January 2013 at 8:00PM
1000 London Road, Glasgow
The Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy
Velodrome opened in October 2012 and we have arranged a tour of the
building for RTPI West of Scotland Chapter members. This tour will
provide an opportunity to see the state-ofthe-art facilities in
Dalmarnock which include tThe Emirates Arena with capacity for
5,000 spectators and capacity for a 200 metre athletics track and
12 badminton courts as part of a multi-sport arena. The complex
also includes dance and fitness studies, multi court areas, media,
event control, hospitality suites and offices.
The Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome with
capacity for 2,500 spectators, an additional 2,000 during the 2014
Games and a 250 metre track designed by Ralph Schuermann.
This is a free event, limited to 16
people. As such the event is open to RTPI members only (including
student, licentiate and retired). Please register by emailing email@example.com
The tour will begin at 8pm, further
information on arrival and the meeting point will be provided once
the tour is fully booked. Following the tour we will enjoy a
refreshment in the café and consider the planning and architectural
merits of the building and surrounding public realm.