LNER Community Stadium
|Clubs||York City, Knights|
|Cost||£ 44.2 mln|
|Construction||06/12/2017 - 12/2020|
|Design||Holmes Miller Architects|
|Contractor||Buckingham Group Contracting|
Description: LNER Community Stadium
New stadium for York is to be home for York City FC and rugby team York City Knights. With capacity of some 8,000 it will offer some 3,000sqm of office space for staff and much more in the retail complex conjoined with the venue.
Two chains – Marks & Spencer and John Lewis – are expected to cover over 10,000sqm each, also providing most of the necessary funding. Remaining part is to be paid by the city, York City FC and Football Stadia Improvement Fund.
England: York's stadium ready for the first match
In December we found out that the venue in York was finally completed after a cumulative of 8 years of delays. Now we know when York City FC will play their first home game at the newly built LNER Community Stadium.
England: York's long-delayed stadium completed
After the final safety checks, the 8,000-seater has been announced as completed. Last week handover to the city council and operator GLL makes the complex ready for the community and sport competitions. The first game at LNER Community Stadium has been scheduled for early January of 2021.
England: York stadium delayed even further, city arguing it's not a delay
York City are furious with further delay in LNER Community Stadium opening. Meanwhile, the city of York is arguing it's not really a delay because there was hardly any official opening date set. Obviously, after so many delays one shouldn't expect any deadlines being met.
England: Second summer without new stadium in York?
While it was supposed to be delivered over a year ago, the new Community Stadium in York might not see its opening event this summer as well. This time, quite understandably, it's caused by COVID-19.
England: York Community Stadium to open in 2020
New football and rugby stadium in York is now expected to be delivered at the end of the year, though first game might not be possible until early months of 2020. Will York City FC move mid-season?
England: York Community Stadium hit by further delays
While not definitive for opening date of the stadium, commercial part of the project has fallen behind once more. It seems inauguration of the ground would not come until late autumn, if not later.
England: York stadium hit by delays
Despite several football and rugby games already having been scheduled for the summer, York Community Stadium will not be ready in time. This means no rugby this season and delayed football inauguration.
England: York Community Stadium officially under construction
Excavators are already working, modest groundbreaking ceremony took place and now it's time for 1.5 years under construction before York City FC move in for 2019/20.
England: Work on York Community Stadium to commence soon
Construction is likely to start soon as new contractor has been appointed to deliver the 8,000-capacity stadium. Buckingham Group will run the project until it opens in 2019.
England: York Community Stadium finally with time frame
Though it was first hoped to open in 2011, to this day York City FC have been waiting to break ground. Things are bout to change though and from 2019 onwards the team will play in their new home.
England: York Stadium groundbreaking set for September
Work will not start on the Community Stadium until September this year, the council has said, and completion dates have been pushed back again until late next year. A York Press report.
England: York Council commits to stadium after legal challenge dismissed
City of York Council is to push ahead with its Community Stadium plans after a judicial review was dismissed.
England: York City stadium contractor leaves
General contractor for the 8,000+ stadium decided to drop out of the project after it got stalled yet again in proceedings.
England: York Stadium delayed further, opening in 2018?
It was due to open this year, then in 2017, but may not be ready until mid-2018. Also, its final price will be significantly higher than expected. A BBC report.
England: York City stadium finally approved
Two of York’s sports clubs are to get a new home after long-awaited plans for a new stadium were given the go-ahead by councillors at a crunch meeting yesterday. A Yorkshire Post report.
England: Contractor selected for the York Community Stadium
Another significant sports project in England proceeds as York City is finally getting their desired new home. Completion is expected already next year.
England: New stadium for York City getting closer
Construction is due in March, while the city selected future operator. New renderings are here, but contractor isn’t – ConstructionEnquirer.com informs.
England: New design for York City stadium soon, groundbreaking in March
The community stadium scheme for York seems to be going forward after several hurdles. Final design should be revealed in August, while construction is set to begin in March 2015.