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Benefits

Throughout the project we have been committed to creating a place for everyone, a place which is open and accessible to all, and a stadium with purpose at its core. However, we continue to focus on delivering community and social legacy facilities.

A PLACE FOR THE COMMUNITY

 

    • 2,500 sqft of classroom space for our Development Academy providing tailored education solutions for NEETs, ‘pre-NEETs’ and other children and young adults struggling with mainstream education.
    • Chef Academy focusing on those generally graduating from our Development Academy and typically having social needs, using our spare BOH kitchen capacity to provide a chef qualification
    • Apprenticeships covering Operations, Commercial, Catering, Hospitality
    • 3,000 sqft of non-matchday workspace for charities and not-for-profit organisations struggling with city rents or finding space elsewhere in the city
    • Provision of playing surface for community use with support in terms of changing room facilities.

 

A PLACE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

 

  • City centre EV hub in Bath’s greenest car park, support Clean Air Zone objectives and reduces Bath and North East Somerset Council’s costs.
  • Overnight EV charging for local residents.
  • Cycle Club provision of 150 cycle rack spaces and shower/ changing facilities.
  • Wellness and participation strategy aligned with Bath and North East Somerset Council’s and sport England.
  • Car parking outside historic core, pedestrianisation and economic vitality.
  • Clean and green design opportunities in core design.

 

A PLACE WHICH INSPIRES

 

Having a Premiership, and as we believe and hope a Championship winning Premiership Club, in the heart of a city of 80,000 people is unique. This can be a source of pride for all

Largest congregation of people in the city at the intersection of the North and South sides of the city. A purposeful development, delivering significant community benefit, is the right example for the Club to be setting.

 

A PLACE FOR THE CITY’S ECONOMY

 

  • £31m incremental GVA in Bath and North East Somerset from construction.
  • £10m incremental GVA p.a for the city, total of £1.5bn over the life of the lease.
  • c. £0.5m Bath Rec Ltd rent payable per annum.
  • 150 FTE construction jobs and up to 100 FTE jobs thereafter.

 

A PLACE FOR EVERYONE

 

  • Riverside regeneration and new riverside placemaking
  • Removal of the radial gate
  • Provision of public access toilets 365 days per annum including Changing Places designated accessibility toilet and changing facility