Arena Zabrze (Stadion Górnika Zabrze)
|Capacity before works||3 000|
|Construction||09/2011 - 06/2016 (phase 1)|
|Cost||192,5 mln zł (phase 1)|
|Design||Joint venture with GMT Ltd as leader/|
Description: Arena Zabrze
Construction has been divided into two phases. In phase 1 three stands will be built - two behind goals connected with one alongside the pitch. Main grandstand will be added in phase 2, closing the bowl. Throughout the construction process venue is to be used by Gornik Zabrze.
Poland: Fans in Zabrze pushing for missing stand
Three modern sides and one that used to commemorate Hitler. Time to change it, say fans of Górnik Zabrze, who are the only ones in Poland buying 100% of available tickets this season.
New stadium: From Adolf Hitler to Arena Zabrze
Nazi references work well in politics, so why not at StadiumDB? Especially when they’re so well deserved. After all, Adolf Hitler was this stadium’s first name-holder!
Poland: Last-minute challenge for Zabrze
Countdown begins, but opening of the newly-renamed Arena Zabrze isn’t certain just yet. 400 workers are on site daily to make sure Poland’s most honoured derby takes place!
Poland: Stadium in Zabrze changes name
Starting next year, the new stadium in Zabrze will be called Arena Zabrze. This simple changed is considered a prelude to the venue’s first naming rights deal.
Poland: Torcida in bloom for Górnik Zabrze
After over two years of waiting fanatic supporters of Górnik Zabrze can now see their stadium flourish… with seats. All in the hope of saving Górnik’s license for upcoming season.
Poland: Fight against time in Zabrze
Last spring it was hoped the new stadium of 14-time champions Górnik Zabrze will be opened by early 2015. Now in 2015, it will be good if one stand gets opened before year ends….
Poland: Construction resumes in Zabrze
The city today handed over Stadion Ernesta Pohla’s construction site to new contractors. Work already got under way to deliver the roof within 3 months. More progress is expected soon.
Poland: New stadium in Zabrze delayed further
Three stands for over 24,000 people were supposed to open for fans of Poland’s most successful team in April… last year. But they’re still not ready and the municipality just admitted they have no money to finish works.
Poland: Two projects (re)launched in Łódź and Zabrze
This week brought major developments regarding two new stadiums in Poland. Construction is expected to restart in Zabrze, while contractor should soon be known for Widzew Łódź new ground.
Poland: Zabrze drop contractor, work further delayed
Situation is heating up at the largest ongoing stadium construction in Poland. Three stands to hold over 24,000 people in Zabrze may have even one year more to open as the municipality sacked general contractor over insufficient pace.
Poland: Uncertainty over Zabrze new stadium
It’s exactly 41 days before deadline for delivery of three new stands in Zabrze, accommodating over 24,000 people. But current Ekstraklasa leader Górnik may have to plan opening for late next year, because general contractor is on the brink of insolvency and works aren’t progressing at all.
Poland: Zabrze stadium delayed once more
First three stands of the new 32,000-seater in Zabrze were to be delivered in just several days. But it's been known for months that it's not possible. Now it gets worse, as even the new September deadline isn't within contractors' reach.
Naming rights: One more deal for Allianz?
Insurance giant already bought rights for three stadiums in Germany, France and Australia. Will Poland deliver their fourth arena? Municipality of Zabrze hope so as they negotiate with Allianz, Sport.pl writes.
Poland: Works slowdown in Zabrze raise concerns
Financial difficulties of the general contractor caused delays in Zabrze, where Polimex-Mostostal is building the new 32,000-seater stadium. Investors are very concerned over abilities of the company to finish works in time.