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Progress Update 03-02-16

Stadium Development Project Manager Peter Smith tracks all of the latest changes to Ashton Gate as the £45million rebuild continues.

In my last update at the start of October I outlined how our contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey, were intending to build the new West Stand. Back then the first few pieces of steel were in place but the west side of stadium remained wide open. Four months on and the West Stand has really taken shape.

As planned the rear section of the stand was built first with the 220 tonne roof truss being lifted into place on December 8th. Since Christmas the quadrant at the north end of the stand, near the Atyeo has been added – this will be home to the stadium control room, media centre and some of the playing facilities which extend into the main body of the West Stand.

More recently work commenced on the lower tier seating deck. The first block was carefully ‘tied-in’ to the South Stand just over three weeks ago and the lower tier now extends halfway along the touchline.

Meanwhile cladding has started to be fixed to the rear of the stand and although not yet weather tight, work is now well underway internally too. Floors have been poured, intumescent paint sprayed, walls are being built and M&E (mechanical and electrical) installations have begun. Over the next couple of months we should see the cladding to the upper floors finished and roof sheeting installed but much of the work will now disappear inside the building as numerous trades and subcontractors work alongside each other to prepare the stadium for opening in the summer.

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Previous Updates

Video Update - West Stand Roof In Place - December 10th 2015 
Video Update - A Look Of The New West Stand - November 13th 2015

Video Update - The West Stand Rises - October 22nd 2015

October 8th 2015

July 30th 2015

Video Update - A Look Inside The Dolman And South Stand - July 18th 2015

Video Update - Demolition Of The Williams Stand Continues - July 3rd 2015

Video Update - The Latest Progress From Ashton Gate - June 23rd 2015

Video Update - Williams Stand Demolition Begins - June 16th 2015

Video Update - Phase Three Begins - June 4th 2015

May 22nd 2015

April 28th 2015

Video update - April 17th 2015

March 19th 2015

February 10th 2015

January 19th 2015