OWLERTON STADIUM SHEFFIELD
Proposed Conference & Banqueting
Client: Sheffield Sports Stadium Ltd
WMA were appointed as Lead Designers and Project Managers for a new conference and banqueting venue, located at Owlerton, Stadium in Sheffield
The Conference and Banqueting Facility is set to become a new “destination venue” for Sheffield, providing hospitality suites for a range of functions, such as weddings, banquets and parties that will sit alongside both Sheffield Sports Stadium and Napoleons Casino enhancing the leisure offer on-site. The building itself infills the gap between the stadium entrance and casino by creating a “landmark” building that will also provide uniformity and a focal point to the existing leisure frontage.
The design approach was sufficiently pragmatic in nature, considering the site and frontage in a holistic manner. Careful regard to the surrounding context, built form and massing, materiality, the users experience and creating a sense of arrival have influenced the design, this is needed to enhance the building's role as a top quality hospitality facility and destination Venue for Sheffield.