Caunton have been awarded the contract for a new £46 million community stadium, cinema and leisure complex in York. The contract has been awarded by main contractor Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd who are to build the York Stadium Leisure Complex. The stadium comprises four stands, and is projected to have an all-seated capacity of 8,113 and will be home to York’s professional football and rugby league clubs.
Adjoining the stadium will be the leisure complex, which will include a 25-metre, six-lane swimming pool, a sports hall for netball, badminton and basketball, a gym with dance and spinning studios, an adventure sports zone and three 3G five-a-side pitches. A community hub will house health and well-being services for York residents and visitors, including clinical services and a new explore library. The cinema involves a 13-screen cinema, including a giant Imax screen .
Caunton are to design and supply over 3000 tonnes of steelwork for this important and exciting development.