BHC Are On-Site at the New Leicester City Training Centre.
McLaren Construction have appointed BHC to supply, fabricate and erect over 1,640 tonnes of structural steelwork and 5,500m2 metal decking for the new Leicester City Training Centre.
BHC also secured the concrete package consisting of 995m3 of concrete on top of the upper floor slabs, over a surface area of 6,807m2 with 84 tonnes of reinforcement.
The new £120 million state-of-the-art training centre features an impressive, full-sized in-door training pitch that blends seamlessly into the landscape. The main structure will be surrounded by 11 full-size pitches and an indoor facility building which includes; 35 bedrooms, a rehabilitation facility, a hydrotherapy pool and catering area for Leicester City’s Academy and First team.
The project has been designed to support biodiversity within the area; 17 new ponds will be created to attract wildlife whilst managing surface water drainage. Additionally, over 38,000 new trees will be planted within the local surrounding area as well as 4.4 hectares of planting and landscaping and 14.6 hectares of wildflower grassland.
The training centre is set to be one of the most advanced in Europe and will open mid-2020.
*Images courtesy of Leicester City Football Club.