Wembley Stadium

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Wembley Stadium
"The Home of Football" (Inglis: The Hame o Fitbaa)[1]
LocationLunnon, Ingland
Coordinates51°33′21″N 0°16′47″W / 51.55583°N 0.27972°W / 51.55583; -0.27972Coordinates: 51°33′21″N 0°16′47″W / 51.55583°N 0.27972°W / 51.55583; -0.27972
AwnerThe Fitbaa Association
OperatorWembley National Stadium Limited
Executive suites166
Capacity90,000[2] (Association football, rugby league, rugby union)
75,000 to 90,000 seated and 15,000 standing (concerts)
60,000 to 72,000 (athletics)
86,000 (American football)
Record attendance90,000 (Muse, Eminem)
Field size105 bi 68 metre (115 bi 74 yd)
SurfaceDesso GrassMaster
Brak grund30 September 2002[3]
Appent9 Mairch 2007; 17 years ago (2007-03-09)
Construction costGBP £757 million (2007)[4]
(£947 million in 2024 sterling[5])
AirchitectHOK Sport (Populous since 2009), Foster and Partners, Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners (planning consultants)[6]
Project managerSymonds[7]
Structural ingineerMott Stadium Consortium – Mott MacDonald, Sinclair Knight & Merz & Aurecon[7]
Services ingineerMott MacDonald[7]
General contractorMultiplex Constructions (UK) Ltd[7]
Ingland naitional fitbaw team (2007–present)

Wembley Stadium is a fitbaw stadium in Wembley, Lunnon, Ingland, which opened in 2007, on the steid o the oreeginal Wembley Stadium, which wis demolished frae 2002–2003.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. https://books.google.ca/books?id=WJhbNc39GW0C&pg=PA64&dq=%22The+Home+of+Football%22+wembley&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CEMQ6AEwBmoVChMIp8Kek5jvxgIVyhY-Ch29rQ-s#v=onepage&q=%22The%20Home%20of%20Football%22%20wembley&f=false
  2. http://www.worldofstadiums.com/europe/united-kingdom/wembley-stadium/ Archived 2015-02-24 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Timeline: The new Wembley". BBC News. 21 Februar 2006.
  4. "Wembley to break even by 2015, says FA chairman". BBC News. 5 October 2011.
  5. UK Consumer Price Index inflation feegurs are based on data frae Gregory Clark (2016), "The Annual RPI and Average Earnings for Britain, 1209 to Present (New Series)", MeasuringWorth.com.
  6. "Projects : Wembley Stadium". Populous.com. Archived frae the original on 13 Januar 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2015. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  7. a b c d "Wembley Stadium, London". Design Build Network. 19 Juin 2006. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
  8. "Gates' Microsoft Becomes Wembley Stadium Backer". Forbes. 20 October 2005.