MCG – Northern Stand, Melbourne, VIC
In association with MCG5
Principal consultant of the redevelopment of the northern stand of the MCG, providing state-of-the-art facilities in entertainment for 60,000 spectators, over four tiers.
Accommodation includes function and banquet rooms corporate boxes and seating and basement car parking beneath the stadium.
Redevelopment replaced the Ponsford, Members and Northern stands and delivered state-of-the-art facilities for 55,000 spectators, bringing the total capacity of the MCG to 100,000. The new stand introduces an iconic, cantilevered cable-net roofing structure and glazed edge to the roof that minimises shadowing over the playing surface.
The Melbourne Cricket Club has a 500 seat Members Dining Room, a new Long Room, and Committee Room. Members, the media, corporate sponsors and sports coaches enjoy prime views and general spectators enjoy excellent sight lines and weather protection from every seat. Each of the MCG stands is now connected on each level and the entire MCG can be evacuated in 15 minutes. A range of food concessions, bars, function rooms and cafes at the ground level maximise trading opportunities.