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Cooperation between Sports Venue Business and STADIAWORLD revealed

STADIAWORLD is entering into a strategic cooperation with the Sports Venue Business (SVB) portal based in the Republic of Ireland, with a global readership. The international yearbook SPORTS VENUES 2020/21 will be published in August.  


Liverpool and St Helens to host Tonga and Italy as part of RLWC2021

Liverpool and St Helens will welcome the Tonga and Italy men’s national teams next year as part of their host status roles at the Rugby League World Cup.


JOB OF THE WEEK: Marketing and Brand Manager, Liverpool City Council

We’re delighted to bring you details on the latest Job of the Week – powered by Global Sports – which is an exciting vacancy for a Marketing and Brand Manager at Liverpool City Council to assist with the successful delivery of the 2022 World Gymnastics Championships.


IRD management launches hand sanitiser stations for stadia

Now that the UK coronavirus lockdown has eased, all sporting stadia, event, retail, commercial and business premises will need to provide stringent sanitation procedures. That is why IRD management has partnered with an award-winning manufacturing and production specialist to help sports venues transition seamlessly back towards normality.


THE BIG INTERVIEW: Nick Marshall, Director, KSS

In this latest industry interview, we hear from Nick Marshall, Director at KSS, who describes his career journey to date, as well as latest progress on AFC Wimbledon’s new Plough Lane stadium, the Academy for Crystal Palace, and elite training facilities for both Leicester City FC and Liverpool FC, all of which are currently on site.


THE BIG INTERVIEW: Matt Roberts, Director of Research & Analytics, Formula 1®

In this latest interview, we hear from industry veteran, Matt Roberts, Director of Research and Analytics at Formula 1®, on how the company is evolving and utilising the latest technologies to deliver on the objectives set out in its recently launched six-pillar Corporate Strategy.


Latest pictures from AFC Wimbledon’s new Plough Lane stadium

With there being no games for us to watch at the moment, we thought it would be good timing to show you the latest pictures from Plough Lane; which will become the new home of AFC Wimbledon later this year.


Filling the Void and Engaging Sports Fans in an Industry on Pause

In this article, guest blogger, Lona Price-Jones, discusses how clubs, teams, stadia, arenas and other sports and entertainment entities should be filling the void caused by COVID-19 and engaging sports fans in an industry on pause.


Locals invited to second-stage consultation on Anfield Road expansion plans

Liverpool FC has distributed invitations to local residents, representatives and businesses to attend the second stage of the public consultation on the proposed expansion of the Anfield Road Stand.


AFL Architects delivering Lusail Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™

AFL Architects has been announced as the delivery architect on the centrepiece stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, Lusail Stadium, working together with Engineers, Aurecon. 


LONDON CALLING: ALSD to host Europe’s first-ever Premium Seating conference

The Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) today announced its global expansion with the introduction of the ALSD International Conference & Exhibition, coming to London this October 11-12.


LFC’s new Main Stand at Anfield wins best ‘Interior & Fit Out’ at StadiumBusiness Awards

The KSS-designed New Main Stand at Anfield Stadium won best ‘Interior & Fit Out’ at The StadiumBusiness Design & Development Awards 2017 on Tuesday in Barcelona.


Liverpool unveils Commonwealth Games 2022 bid and vision

Liverpool has unveiled ambitious plans to host a bold and inspiring 2022 Commonwealth Games that will speed up the transformation of its world famous waterfront and leave a lasting legacy for communities across the city and region.


Liverpool FC unveil plans for new training complex at Kirkby

Following on from last week’s joint announcement by Liverpool Football Club (LFC) and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s (KMBC) of plans for a new state-of-the-art training complex in Kirkby, the project details have gone out for public consultation and a project video has been released.



INDUSTRY SECTOR: Architecture and Design





KSS are a multi-award winning sports architecture practice, specialising in stadia, indoor arenas and training centres. KSS have a wide range of experience on projects across multiple sports, and create intense sporting and spectator experiences.


From KSS’ main office in central London, they produce intelligent energy efficient architecture where the design is informed by site context, functionality and flexibility.


KSS’ interior and graphic designers provide an extra dimension to their work through tailored interiors, wayfinding signage and brand strategies that complement and reinforce the design ideas. The result is a personalisation of buildings and interiors where the client’s core values, work ethic and vision are embedded into the fabric, enhancing the sense of ownership and enriching the user experience.


KSS’ global reach and expertise in the development of sports facilities provides them with the opportunity to work with local partners to deliver the right solution for the local market. This knowledge and the ability to interpret the key influences behind the project, whilst also paying attention to the smallest of details, has made KSS one of the leading sports architecture practices in the UK. 


East Stand Development, Twickenham Stadium: Each level is distinctive in its design with rugby themes subtly embedded, celebrating and bringing to life the unique aspects of the home of England Rugby, and delivering a truly bespoke hospitality experience




Leicester City FC’s new KSS-designed training centre complex



Full company name: KSS

Contact: Dominic Fleming, Marketing Coordinator

Address: 1 James Street, London, W1U 1DR, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)207 907 2271

Email: dominic.fleming@kssgroup.com

URL: http://www.kssgroup.com/


KSS’ full redesign and redevelopment of the Club Wembley experiences includes the One Twenty, Centre Circle, Bobby Moore, Three Lions and The Lioness



We specialise in the design of major sports venues and training facilities, and have a reputation for providing high quality design backed by sound commercial judgement and a client focused professional service.



KSS are providing a full range of architectural and design services for the redevelopment of No.1 Court at Wimbledon


Main image (top): KSS delivered the design for the Main Stand Development at Liverpool FC’s iconic Anfield Stadium



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