Sector: Hotel & Leisure

Somerset County Cricket Club

Project Description

Development of new international standard cricket facilities for Somerset County Cricket Club

Construction of a new grandstand facility for over 3,000 seats, with the incorporation 65 luxury apartments and basement car parking and commercial units fronting on to the town centre built for the 2009 ICC Twenty20 World Championship

Full corporate hosting and conferencing facilities with new Members’ Suite to include corporate entertainment facilities along with catering stands and public w.c.’s

Constructed in phases in order to allow cricket and other club business to proceed with minimal interruption

This phase 1 scheme was a part of a £60m investment scheme to deliver a cricket stadium capable of hosting up to 15,000 spectators

Approved English Cricket Board (ECB) for international one day cricket, with smaller international fixtures to be held at the ground in the future.

£7.5m new 3,000 seat stand with mixture of housing and corporate facilities for the Club to support international one day cricket