Project - Staffordshire Wharf Events Arena
Client - Mancester Development Corporation - Location - Manchester, UK - Year - 1993 - Engineers - Ove Arup & Partners
A Manchester Central Development Corporation commisioned this structure, based upon a concept by architects DEGW who won the design competition.
Central Manchester Development Corporation commisioned an outdoor events area in the regenerated canal areas in the center of Manchester UK. The steps incorporate seating for 2,000 people. The original competition winning design of DEGW was refined and engineered by RED to provide a wind and snow loaded structure capable of accommodating thousands of spectators under cover. The semi cantilever framework incorporates lighting and sound.