Football Training Academy, Wolverhampton

Highly Commended – Engineering

Spatial Structures, the Gloucester based specialist manufacturer and builder of galvanized steel framed, fabric membrane covered buildings, constructed the new indoor training facility for Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.

The contract for the new indoor centre was part of a multi-million pound development that included changing rooms and support facilities. The structure covers an area of 6,600 square metres and enables training to continue whatever the weather or time of day.

The building spans 66 metres and is 112 metres long, allowing the Club to accommodate a full size 3G pitch. Galvanized steel is an integral part of the structure. As well as being aesthetically pleasing the qualities of galvanized steel made it an obvious choice to deal with potential high levels of condensation that can be present with a building of this nature.
IMG_0152-756x336

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Galvanizers Association

Read next…

Apartments in Rümlang, Switzerland

Three apartment blocks in Rümlang, Switzerland, create a metallic shimmer surrounded by their lush green surroundings. The project designed by baumschlager eberle, combines an hexagonal layout and a hot dip galvanized steel facade to impart a strong presence whilst a…

Read more

Duplex Award Winner

Almere is the Netherland’s newest city, located alongside a lake and sits raised above surrounding ground level as part of the city master plan. Due to it’s proximity to the lake and the particular concentration of tall buildings a wind…

Read more

Galvanizing in Architecture Winner

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop offers a base for artists providing low cost studios, exhibition space and workshops. The new sculpture centre sits perched on the south side of Hawthornvale and straddles the embankment of a disused railway cutting. This building consists…

Read more

Galvanizing in Detail Winner

Originally built as an agricultural machinery showroom in 1914, the building is home to several University departments including fashion, sculpture, graphics and illustration. In recent years the building has undergone numerous works to refurbish and modify the building to meet…

Read more