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Potentially big problem
Discussion started by Gazzle , 07 April, 2020 18:31
Potentially big problem
Gazzle 07 April, 2020 18:31
Just spotted this [] tucked away on BBC Sport from a few days ago. It hadn't crossed my mind to have to worry about this on top of everything else, but I guess literally everything is affected. Better watch this space...

Re: Potentially big problem
GHA 07 April, 2020 21:46
Most of work still to be completed involves interior fixtures and fittings. But the site also includes the construction of a number of residential and commercial buildings with more than 400 people working on it at its peak.

Interior fixtures and fittings won't take long - it's not like rugby will start up again one Day One of everything being back to normal. Construction can get going a lot quicker. Also residential and commercial buildings not being finished won't affect us getting going, surely?

Re: Potentially big problem
Alphacat 07 April, 2020 22:24
I can't see this season resuming to be honest, and even with delays, it should hopefully be finished by September.

Re: Potentially big problem
Fursa 08 April, 2020 14:24
it was supposed to be ready and handed over in this month, so there should not be a lot to do before health and Safety checks

Re: Potentially big problem
SimonG19 08 April, 2020 17:16
The problem is they need to hold a couple of "test events" after the stadium is completed before it can be officially signed off for use.

Re: Potentially big problem
LI Bohemian 08 April, 2020 17:28
It is the test events that will delay the build as you need certain parts of the stadium weighted down gradually, then the stress test calculations, the insurer's have to have everything checked under full kinetic load with escape strategys live tested. This caused considerable delays with Wembley and Tottenham Hotspur's ground completions

Re: Potentially big problem
Foggy-Balla 13 April, 2020 17:28
Guess we could hire The Stoop, that's in London after all...


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