They estimate it would see an increase at least 58 per cent, and potentially up to 95 per cent, on the city's current gross added value (GVA). "Our ambition is for a large, enclosed venue which makes use of cutting-edge design and technology, as well as first class customer service to provide a truly outstanding event experience for a multitude of events. Newscast: How do you solve a pandemic, Maria? Video, Breonna Taylor's boyfriend recalls night she was killed, 'They didn't intend their language to be hurtful' Video, 'They didn't intend their language to be hurtful', Coronavirus: Are some soaps better than others? We live in unprecedented times and we stand in solidarity with everyone affected. "A new, state-of-the-art arena is consistent with the wider commitment to continue the growth of Eastlands and the Etihad Campus.". OVG recently submitted plans to the Manchester City Council for the mega-venue, which would be located in a highly accessible, public transit-friendly “regeneration priority area” in the Eastlands of Manchester. Mock-up of Manchester’s new 23,500 capacity arena. The American firm has, with the support of Man City's owners the City Football Group, carried out feasibility studies into their plans for a new arena on a 5.5 acre piece of land on the Etihad Campus, bordering the Alan Turing Way and the Ashton Canal, since last year. OVG said it aimed to submit a planning application in the coming weeks. The maximum capacity at the facility, which will have large areas of retractable seating on its lower level, would most frequently be 20,000 they say however it could be extended to 23,500 for a "small number of events" where a centre stage configuration is used. They have also released an early artists' impression of what it could look like. And they estimate it would generate an additional £36 million per year in direct annual local spending could indirectly lead to the creation of around 1,400 jobs.
Councillor Pat Karney, city centre spokesperson, said: “Today’s decision is about confidence in our city, Greater Manchester and the North West. It is said the project will see around 3,500 jobs created during the construction phase and around 1,000 jobs when it opens - which could be as early as 2023, though it is unclear how the current coronavirus crisis may affect that timeline. And bosses behind the plans say analysis which has formed part of the proposals show the city CAN sustain two enormous venues. IQ is the essential news resource for the international live music business.
Plans have been confirmed for a huge new arena in Manchester, which will become the UK’s largest indoor concert venue. Tim Leiweke, co-founder and chief executive of Oak View Group, said in a statement released to coincide with their submission: “Manchester is a thriving city with an iconic history of world-leading music, sport and live entertainment. They claim it could be worth over half a billion pounds to the city's economy over a 20 year period. The arena, set to begin construction this November, is said to be using “low-carbon technologies” to decrease its environmental footprint. "But I know Manchester, and this city has always come back stronger from whatever has hit it.
VideoBury: Bringing Football Back. The grinning monster casually balances the huge weapon on … “We knew that to be a success, our proposals for a new venue needed to work alongside the existing arena, ensure a demonstrable socio-economic uplift for the city, and support the ongoing regeneration efforts underway in east Manchester. However speaking to the M.E.N residents have already expressed reservations about the idea, including fears over transport and parking given that matches and gigs at the stadium already caused widespread congestion.
“Today’s decision is about new employment and training opportunities at a time when they are badly needed”, “The city centre, our communities and the wider city will be strengthened by our newest neighbour – Oak View Group Manchester. "Through extensive community and city centre consultations, we have understood the local priorities and vision that is transforming Eastlands, along with the ambitions that underpin Manchester's development as a thriving place to live and visit", Mr Leiweke said. Our starting point is to create a transport and movement strategy that makes sustainable transport choices the quickest, easiest and most pleasant way to access the arena, and actively discourages use of the car. "We are confident the plans we are presenting today are extremely beneficial for the city and will put Manchester on the global entertainment map for decades.”. Video, Coronavirus: 'Long Covid could be four different syndromes', Quality Street missing 'the Chocolate Brownie one', Covid-19: Talks continue over new restrictions for parts of England, Central Park: Amy Cooper 'made second racist call' against birdwatcher, Morrisons and Waitrose ditch glitter for Christmas, Covid: Trump's son Barron had coronavirus, says first lady, Newspaper headlines: 'Millions face new lockdown' amid fears for economy, Covid: Family of seven's one-bedroom flat lockdown 'hell', Covid: NHS staff testing 'dismantled' in virus hotspots, East Kent Hospitals: 'Toxic culture risks patients' lives', Information about BBC links to other news sites. The proposed canal-side site is adjacent to the Arup-designed Etihad Stadium, home to one of the city’s two prestigious Premier League football clubs, Manchester City F.C.
Manchester United left it late to complete the vast majority of their transfer business this summer, meaning they could still be tempted to dip into the free market to strengthen their options. The Frenchman has come under fire after a slow start to the 2020/21 season. Coronavirus: Are some soaps better than others? The sketch shows a multi-tiered arena which may also include shops and restuarants.
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"We obviously have a particular concern for those who work in the live entertainment industry, which is hugely impacted by the current situation. Oak View Group (OVG) and the Co-op are joining forces to develop the UK’s biggest and most exciting new arena. Residents have been given a first glimpse of what a proposed new indoor arena next to the Etihad Stadium might look like. The company is confident that two very large arenas can peacefully and successfully coexist in the same city, one that has a longstanding reputation as the live music capital of Britain. We are 100% committed for the long-haul. It is about new employment and training opportunities for thousands across East Manchester and beyond at a time when they are badly needed.
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