Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Construction Begins At COMS

Construction Begins At COMS

Manchester City owners ADUG have begun the heavy investment promised at the takeover and have started work on a brand new £6m office block in one the stadium car parks.

The Manchester City admin staff, who currently work inside the stadium, will be moved into the brand-new £6m two-storey offices by the end of this summer.

Former Nike supremo and Manchester City Executive Chairman Garry Cook stated: 'When our owners arrived in September of last year, they made it clear that their plans for the club were both long-term and sustainable and that supporters and the local community would be integral to all that we do.

'Our review into our facilities and our planning for the future of the stadium, led us to taking this step and Sheikh Mansour has fully backed us in this decision.

'Investment in the football club is much more than simply improving the team on the pitch; it is also about supporting our fans and the team off it.

'By relocating our staff into fit for purpose offices, not only do we give ourselves the opportunity to enhance the supporter experience inside the stadium but we can also give our staff at the ground a working environment they can be proud of.'

Chief Officer of Infrastructure Development, Jon Stemp, said: 'City is about more than football, it's about the fans and our community, and we want our stadium to reflect that.

'Expectations have moved on since the stadium opened in 2003. The ultimate aim is to provide the world's best supporter experience inside the ground. We need to decide what the supporters need and then make it happen.

'The first step in that process was to release the space we will need to improve the City of Manchester Stadium for the community in partnership with Manchester City Council.'

It was noted that the contract has been awarded to City Build Manchester and the architects are Bradshaw, Gass & Hope of Bolton.



Writer:Lincolnsmariner
Date:Friday March 27 2009
Time: 11:47AM

Comments

0
its good to see they are carrying the great work on that alex williams does and plough time and effort into the manchester community. well done city once again.
bluemooner_mcfc
27/03/2009 14:00:00
0
its good to see they are carrying the great work on that alex williams does and plough time and effort into the manchester community. well done city once again.
bluemooner_mcfc
27/03/2009 14:00:00
0
Don't understand this - we don't own the land or stadium yet we spend £6m on a building.
Thaibluefan
27/03/2009 15:20:00
0
Don't understand this - we don't own the land or stadium yet we spend £6m on a building.
Thaibluefan
27/03/2009 15:20:00
0
I thought car parking was at a premium !!!!!!
Doody
27/03/2009 20:33:00
0
I thought car parking was at a premium !!!!!!
Doody
27/03/2009 20:33:00
0
Doody.. There is loads of car park space, I park on the North Car Park and even when there is a full stadium there is still nearly half the car park available There is a large plot of land to the left of the North entrance which isn't used for anything at the moment and I would imagine this is where the Admin offices will be built. TBF ..I don't think it will be too long before ADUG strike up a deal to buy the stadium.
alphieblues
27/03/2009 21:38:00
0
Doody.. There is loads of car park space, I park on the North Car Park and even when there is a full stadium there is still nearly half the car park available There is a large plot of land to the left of the North entrance which isn't used for anything at the moment and I would imagine this is where the Admin offices will be built. TBF ..I don't think it will be too long before ADUG strike up a deal to buy the stadium.
alphieblues
27/03/2009 21:38:00
0
While they're at it is there any chance of building a decent boozer in the immediate vicinity of the Stadium? Most of the local pubs are rubbish and the ground is too expensive. Come on ADUG, you know it makes sense.
fifthcolumnblue
27/03/2009 21:42:00
0
While they're at it is there any chance of building a decent boozer in the immediate vicinity of the Stadium? Most of the local pubs are rubbish and the ground is too expensive. Come on ADUG, you know it makes sense.
fifthcolumnblue
27/03/2009 21:42:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Video) Selfie Of Nolito In Manchester

Within the next couple of hours Manchester City FC are expected to announce the signing of Celta Vigo forward, Nolito.

(Audio) Sturridge Defends & Admires Sterling

England teammate Daniel Sturridge says Manchester City's Raheem Sterling is one of the most talented players in the world.

Blue Moon Rising TV Latest

The lads over at YouTube channel, Blue Moon Rising TV bring Manchester City supporters the very latest news, views and opinions, and this week has been no different.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Out of the first team regulars, who will be sold first?
Suggested By: Tudor
Joe Hart5%
Aleksandar Kolarov6%
Pablo Zabaleta8%
Bacary Sagna0%
Fabian Delph5%
Jesus Navas0%
Raheem Sterling8%
Yaya Toure10%
Wilfried Bony55%
Samir Nasri0%
Eliaquim Mangala3%
Gael Clichy0%
Pep will not sell anyone0%
Someone else0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb149
2.Colin Is The King148
3.Tudor136
4.Rising135
5.Bluedub101
6.Buzz Lightyear79
7.kennyclementstache65
8.citizhun35
9.johnkelv33
10.Chippy_Tea12