Leicester City Football Club - New Training Centre
Dodd Group’s Northampton Office has secured the MEPH Building Services installations for Leicester City’s New Training Centre with McLaren Group.
The new facility offers 13 full sized pitches including a Show Pitch with a 499 seat stand, a full size indoor pitch, an integrated Training Centre building incorporating 30 bed onsite accommodation a hydrotherapy pool, medical, recreational, office space and dining areas. Separate buildings provide grounds staff workshops, a Sports Turf Academy to educate the next generation of Grounds Staff.
Dodd Group is providing 3no HV substations across the new centre laying almost 2 km of HV cable as part of the sites infrastructure. A 400Kva Standby Generator will provide back up to essential supplies across the site. Local LPG infrastructure provides the buildings with gas which in turn will generally heat, provide hot water and under pitch heating to the facility. A site wide fibre network is being installed to give the club flexibility with communications, security and controls. A varied range of lighting installations will be installed throughout the site to assist with the architect’s vision for each area. Various means of heating and ventilation solutions have been designed for to accommodate the diversifying feel/use of each building and / or area.
Image: KSS Design Group Ltd 2018