Stadion Miejski w Mielcu (Stadion Stali Mielec)

Capacity6 864
Country Poland
CityMielec
ClubsFKS Stal Mielec
Inauguration 31/08/2013 (Stal Mielec - Wigry Suwałki, 1-1)
Czas budowy 01/2011 - 08/2013
Cost PLN 41 million
Record attendance 6,500 (Stal Mielec - Wigry Suwałki, 31/08/2013)
Contractor Tamex Obiekty Sportowe S.A.
Address ul.Solskiego 1, Mielec

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Description: Stadion Stali Mielec

Already in 2007 it was decided that investing further funds in temporary improvement of the deteriorated old stadium wasn’t viable as neither the municipality of Mielec nor Stal as a club needed the huge stands built for once-powerhouse of Polish football.

Thus it was decided that upper tiers along the field will be dismantled, while lower ones renovated extensively and covered. This brought capacity to just over 30% of the old one with seats replacing benches.

Work was initially priced at 36.5 million zloty by the municipality, but in the end proved more expensive, ending at 41 million. Work began in early 2011, following the old stadium’s closure in 2010. Estimated to be delivered in exactly two years, the stadium proved more difficult to handle for Tamex and was opened 7 months overdue, almost driving the home club to insolvency.  

The new stands were opened in August 2013 as 5,000 fans witnessed their club’s first game in central tier (3rd) of Polish football after 16 years of absence.

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