St Georges Park, FA Academy
The English FA
Bowmer + Kirkland
About The Project:
Set in the National Forest in 330 acres of beautifully landscaped parkland, the centre is the training base for the 24 England teams.
The complex consists of a full-sized indoor third generation football pitch equipped with viewing gallery for up to 200 people, a 60m x 40m multi-purpose indoor sports hall, eleven full size outdoor pitches, one elite DESSO training pitch which is an exact replica of Wembley, a running track, training hill, four sports pavilions for briefings and training analysis, some with catering and changing facilities and a sports medicine centre.
Included amongst the centre’s cutting edge facilities are a hydrotherapy suite, a human performance lab complete with altitude chamber, a functional rehabilitation gym, a strength and conditioning gym, a 60m 3 lane running track with video gait and biomechanical analysis, physiotherapy treatment rooms and doctors consulting rooms.
Also on site is a Hilton Hotel and a Hampton by Hilton Hotel offering a combined total of 228 air conditioned guest rooms, an executive lounge, health club and spa, 500 person capacity ballroom and conferencing facilities.
There are also car parking facilities for 350 vehicles shared by the two hotels and the sporting complex.
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- Incoming services
- Gas services
- Heating system plant
- Cold water services
- Ventilation systems
- Comfort cooling
- Provision of Building Management System
- Testing and commissioning of the complete mechanical services installation
- Incoming supply and LV / HV transformer
- Mains distribution
- Lighting and emergency lighting
- Fire alarms
- Security systems
- Structured cabling
- Testing and commissioning of the complete electrical services installation