British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley Stadium) – until 2000
|127 000 (Capacity in 1923)|
|Inauguration||28.04.1923 (Bolton Wanderers - West Ham United)|
|Renovations||1955, 1963, 1966|
|Record attendance||ok. 200 000 (Bolton Wanderers - West Ham United, 28.04.1923)|
|Cost||750 000 Ł (1923)|
|Design||Sir John Simpson, Maxwell Ayrton|
|Contractor||Sir Robert McAlpine|
|Address||Wembley National Stadium, Wembley, London, HA9 ODW|
London: Iconic Wembley pedway being demolished
Though the new Wembley isn't all that new any more, it always had one element that remained after the demolition of its historic predecessor. The long northern pedestrian walkway is now being demolished.
London: Wembley changing its image as blocks grow
Eventually as many as 20,000 people are expected to live here comfortably. For now the northern approach to Wembley is changing its image as new 15-floor buildings are slowly growing in front of the legendary stadium.