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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 it’s core. Stadium for Bath will continue this by providing a community and social legacy.

A PLACE FOR THE COMMUNITY

 

    • 2,500 sqft of classroom space for our Development Academy providing tailored education solutions for those Not in Education, Employment or Training (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

 

  • Overnight EV charging for local residents
  • City centre EV hub in Bath’s greenest car park supports Clean Air Zone objectives and reduces Bath and North East Somerset Council’s costs.
  • 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 rugby team, and hopefully a Championship-winning side, in the heart of the city is unique and should be a source of pride for all.

 

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.
  • 565 FTE jobs created in total (breakdown below):
    • 420 FTE in construction
    • 30 FTE within Bath Rugby
    • 95 FTE within Stadium for Bath’s retail and leisure offerings
    • 20 FTE casual employment opportunities

 

A PLACE FOR EVERYONE

 

  • Riverside regeneration and new riverside placemaking.
  • Working towards the removal of the radial gate.
  • Provision of public access toilets 365 days a year including ‘Changing Places’ designated accessibility toilet and changing facility.