Wembley to get Europe’s first multi-storey coach park

Aaron Morby 4 years ago
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Developer Quintain is to build Europe’s first multi-storey coach park at Wembley.

At full capacity, the parking complex will accommodate up to 16,500 visitors
At full capacity, the parking complex will accommodate up to 16,500 visitors

The vast purpose-built parking complex will boast pink painted decks and contain 290 dedicated coach spaces over two levels. A further five-storeys of over 700 car spaces will also be located above one end of the complex .

Civils specialist O’Keefe has completed groundworks for the complex in a contract worth £13m.

Now German car park design and build specialist Huber will lead construction of the above-ground structure under a £28m contract that will complete in autumn 2019.

Lead designer on the project was Leslie Jones Architecture with architect Potter Church and Holmes also involved in the innovative engineering to ensure coaches, cars and pedestrians are able to co-exist.

Perforated metal cladding showing silhouettes of celebrating fans will adorn the sides of the coach park

At full capacity, the parking complex will accommodate up to 16,500 visitors for Wembley Stadium and the SSE Arena, Wembley, as well as the surrounding 85-acre development taking place at Wembley Park.

Coaches will be organised according to length, height and weight and when fully utilised the entire structure will be able to accommodate over 1,000 vehicles.

Matt Voyce, Executive Director (Construction) of Quintain, saidWe are very proud to be able to bring forward such a unique and innovative project at Wembley Park. 

“Working closely with Huber, who has an excellent track record of delivering large scale parking solutions, we very much look forward to welcoming thousands of visitors to Europe’s first multi-story coach parking complex.”

 

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