Howard Civil Engineering commenced with a drainage package for Buckingham Group at York Community Stadium this week.
This long-awaited scheme plagued by delays was previously awarded to Main Contractor ISG
Once complete the new Community Stadium Leisure Complex will comprise of an 8,000 all-seat community sports stadium to host professional football and rugby league games. There will also be new leisure facilities incorporating a swimming pool, gym, dance studio, indoor and outdoor climbing facilities and a sports hall with spectator seating.
A commercial development on the stadium site will also feature a cinema complex, including an IMAX screen, five restaurants and up to three retail units. NHS outpatient services will be offered on site from a community hub and there will be a new Explore library and a York Against Cancer retail unit.
The new stadium, leisure facilities and the community hub will all open in 2019 along with the new cinema and commercial units.