Manchester United Stadium: Old Trafford, Man Utd

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Manchester United Stadium : Old Trafford Ground

MUFC – Sir Bobby Charlton Stand: Building Development, England, UK

3 Apr 2016

New Man United Stadium Stand

Location: Trafford, just south east of the city centre

Sir Bobby Charlton Stand

Manchester United have renamed Old Trafford’s South Stand in honour of Sir Bobby Charlton.

Old Trafford Stadium Sir Bobby Charlton Stand – former South Stand:
Old Trafford Stadium Sir Bobby Charlton Stand

Club director Sir Bobby Charlton, 78, joined United in 1953 and made 758 appearances, scoring 249 goals. A member of the England team which won the 1966 World Cup, Charlton won four league titles with United and the 1968 European Cup. The retired midfielder was one of the survivors of the Munich air disaster, which killed eight of his team-mates in 1958.

Old Trafford Stadium seating plan:
Old Trafford Stadium seating plan

Fans held aloft coloured tiles, spelling out his name, before the Premier League match against Everton, reports the BBC. The South Stand, which contains the only remaining part of the original 1910 stadium infrastructure, houses the directors’ box.

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Old Trafford Stadium

Address: Manchester United Football Club, Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, M16 0RA

Old Trafford Manchester – Man Utd FC Stadium photos © Adrian Welch, May 2011:
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Man United Building – information from the architects, Miller Partnership, 2005:

Manchester United Quadrant Development

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Manchester United Stadium building images from Miller Partnership

This prestigious development involves the construction of the north-east and north-west quadrants – unifying the stadium by reinforcing the `bowl’ concept on the upper seating decks and linking the main east stand to the north and west stands by a high quality facade.

The design of the quadrants introduces major vertical circulation and this has been resolved by of highly modelled stair towers placed centrally in the quadrant creating an iconic image for the stadium. The structural system minimises the impact of the roof steel and this is achieved by creating a structural web from the stair tower to carry the quadrant roof.

The seating decks themselves provide additional capacity of 8,000 spectators, bringing the football stadium capacity to 76,000. Below the seating decks are 3 levels of hospitality providing catering for 2500. Work started on site in April 2005, the first phase was completed at the end of July with the project overall completion by July 2006.

Manchester United FC Stadium: Building PR from the Miller Partnership Dec 2005

Old Trafford – aerial photograph:
Old Trafford
photo © webbaviation

Man Utd North Stand redevelopment + East & West Stands redevelopment
Architects: AFL

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Manchester United Stadium – interior image © Miller Partnership, received Dec 2005

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