Our Services for Sports Facilities

CEC is very experienced in relation to sport and leisure projects, and have an excellent understanding of the engineering-related challenges associated with new or extended stadia, sports pitches, leisure centres, golf courses and other sports facilities.

Working with organisations such as Premiership football clubs and the organisers of the 2012 Olympic Games, CEC is able to provide a range of services for Sports Facilities including:

  • Transport Assessments
  • Travel Plans
  • Flood Risk Assessments
  • Spectator Movement / Access Strategies
  • Match Day / Event Car and Coach Parking Management Strategies
  • Match day travel planning
  • Supporter travel surveys
  • Car park layout design
  • Drainage strategy
  • Detailed on and off-site infrastructure design

Many of these CEC services will often be required to support planning applications for new or enlarged stadia and other sports facilities.

We also provide technical input to the preparation of Environmental Statements, and can assist with feasibility studies in connection with planning for new sites. We can provide representation at planning appeals and public inquiries.

Case study examples are provided throughout the website under each of our key disciplines, however, the following provide a flavour of the work we have undertaken relating to sports facilities:

Jacobean Moorings, Solihull: Civil Engineering Design services including a cut and fill balancing exercise for a proposed canal boat marina. More…

Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton Wanderers: Transport Planning services to support a planning application for the proposed expansion of the Molineux Stadium by an additional 7,000 seats. Our work included preparation of a Transport Assessment and Match Day Travel Plan to mitigate projected increases in traffic volumes within Wolverhampton city centre on match days. More…

National Diving & Activity Centre, Tidenham: Civil Engineering Design services including S278 detailed design, CDM Co-ordination, detailed cost estimates and a Stage 2 Road Safety Audit for a major/minor priority junction into a new Diving and Activity Centre site, located on the A48 Trunk Road near Chepstow. More…

Ricoh Arena, Coventry: Transport Planning services including the preparation of a Travel Plan for major events at the 33,000-seat stadium including public consultation, supporters’ survey and preparation of Coach & Car Parking Management Strategy.

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