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Arsenal to add more Club Level seats to boost Emirates Stadium capacity

English Premier League side, Arsenal Football Club, have announced that they will be adding approximately 780 Club Level seats to their Emirates Stadium home ground to boost overall capacity to back up over 60,000.

 

The club announced the plan via their website (www.arsenal.com) on November 1, 2017, with a statement advising:

We will be developing and renovating areas of Emirates Stadium over the next two years to help bring our capacity back in line with our original figure from 2006. Our capacity has been reduced in recent seasons due to safety requirements and improvements to facilities for disabled supporters.

Arsenal confirmed that the works will begin on adding approximately 780 extra seats to the Club Level at the Emirates Stadium next May, 2018.

 

The project will involve adding an extra row to the front of the existing Club Level, which will take the venue’s capacity back up to just over 60,600-seats. Construction will be completed in two stages during the summers of 2018 and 2019.

 

Alongside these works, Arsenal also plan to upgrade and refurbish additional areas of the Club Level over the next two years. The first upgrade will be to Dial Square in the summer of 2018, which will see the area transformed to celebrate the club’s original name of Dial Square Football Club. Indicative designs for these renovations can be seen above and below or click here to view all renderings on Arsenal’s website.

 

 

Arsenal’s Chief Commercial Officer, Vinai Venkatesham, said:

The development of the Club Level is crucial to ensuring fan experience at games is at its best whilst also enabling us to stay at the forefront of stadium hospitality. As we continue to face high demand for tickets in all areas of Emirates Stadium, this is a significant investment to ensure that as many supporters as possible are able to watch the team play at Emirates Stadium.

 

These are the latest developments in a programme of work since moving to Emirates Stadium in 2006 to improve matchday facilities for all supporters. This includes the ‘Legends Together’ stadium wrap, statues of club legends, introduction of a fan information team on matchdays, refurbishment of the club’s box offices and club stores, as well as renovations to various bars and restaurants on the Club Level.

 

This summer, Arsenal also built a new sensory room and improved disabled supporters’ seating and access to the stadium.

 

 

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