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A West of Scotland Chapter Event

A West of Scotland Chapter Event

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 at 8:00PM - 9:30PM
1000 London Road, Glasgow
Fully Booked
RTPI Scotland

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

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.