Liberty Stadium Facts
- There are 1,450 pre-cast concrete piles in the ground.
- If you laid out all the piles end to end, it would stretch almost 13 miles – approximately from Swansea to Port Talbot.
- There are approximately 150 tonnes of reinforcement in the foundations.
- Within the building and foundations there are more than 4,800 cubic metres of concrete, which were delivered to site by lorries.
- There are over 8,500 linear metres of formwork in the ground for foundations.
- There have been 24,000 cubic metres of excavated material.
- There are over 18,000 cubic metres of imported fill onsite.
- The surface area beneath the Stadium is a massive 26,662m2 or 6½ acres.
- The upper floors and roof structure will be supported by 2,500 tonnes of structural steelwork, which is equal to the weight of 300 average sized African elephants or 1,400 Ford Focus cars.
- There are approximately 2,500 holding down bolts fixing 460 steel columns.
- The overall area of blockwork forming the internal and external walls amounts to 27,500m2 or 300,000 blocks.
- There are over 420 doors throughout the stadium.
- There are 26 sets of stairs.
- There are 12 lifts.
- There are 30 number turnstiles.
- There are 250 WC’s.
- There are 200 wash hand basins.
- There are 5,000 light fittings.
- There are over 10,000 tress and shrubs in the landscaped areas.
- The pitch contains 10.1 million metres of ‘Desso’ nylon inserts.
Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea, SA1 2FA Tel: 08712 223 224
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