Cardiff International Sports Stadium

at , Cardiff, CF11 8AZ United Kingdom


Cardiff International Sports Stadium

Cardiff CF11 8AZ
United Kingdom
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The Cardiff International Sports Stadium, is an athletics stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales.The stadium opened in 2009 as part of the major Leckwith Development, which included a new football and rugby stadium, the Cardiff City Stadium, and a retail park.In July 2015, Cardiff Council let the stadium and its grounds to Cardiff and Vale College, who further sublet the sports facilities to the House of Sport Limited. This lease runs for 30 years as a result of which the stadium is no longer open to the public during the day, although evening opening is unaffected.DevelopmentThe original completion date of the main stadium building and floodlighting of the running track was moved back from May 2008 to early September 2008.The stadium has replaced the older Cardiff Athletics Stadium, which has been demolished as part of the overall Leckwith development, which includes the Cardiff City Stadium.The £5.7million project took 46 weeks to build.Official OpeningThe official opening of Cardiff International Sports Stadium was on 19 January 2009, attended by former Welsh athletics star Colin Jackson.FacilitiesStadium capacity is 4,953; 2,553 seated and 2,400 standing.The stadium includes a gym, AstroTurf pitches, meeting rooms, and offices.

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