Murrayfield Stadium Building, Architecture, Rugby Arena Scotland, Photo
Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh
Scottish Rugby Stadium: Major Sports Ground in West Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Murrayfield Rugby Stadium
Rugby Stadium, Murrayfield
Date built: 1994
Design: Miller Partnership
Capacity: 67,500 seats
Murrayfield Stadium – Architects: Miller Partnership
Address: Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH12 5PJ
Murrayfield Stadium : main page on this Scottish sporting arena
Another major Sports Venue in Edinburgh is Meadowbank Stadium
Architectural context to the Scottish rugby ground:
Henderland Road Property by Zone Architects
Murrayfield apartments – contemporary luxury properties
Succoth Heights design by Reiach and Hall Architects for developers AMA (New Town) Ltd
Nou Camp Stadium – Barcelona ground, a famous arena building in Catalunya, Eastern Spain
Stadium buildings by Miller Partnership:
Edinburgh Architecture – Selection:
photograph © Adrian Welch
Modern Sports Building in Edinburgh, Scotland – design by RMJM, Architects
Built in 1967 by respected architects Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners with Structural Engineers being Ove Arup & Partners
The Scotsman Hotel
photo © adrian welch
Dominant Old Town building between the Royal Mile and Market Street, looking north over Waverley Station towards the Balmoral Hotel and Princes Street.
photo : City of Edinburgh
Well known concert hall building in the Scottish capital.
The ground is known as BT Murrayfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons (at tkime of writing in 2016).
The all-seater capacity was reduced from 67,800 to 67,144 to incorporate permanent big screens in the country. The arena is the largest in Scotland and the 6th largest ground in the UK.
It is the home of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), and is mostly used as a venue for rugby union. The ground hosts most of Scotland’s home test matches, the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup final, as well as Pro12 and Heineken Cup matches.
Although mainly a rugby union stadium other sports have been played in this ground: American football, rugby league and association football matches plus music concerts.
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