Hampshire County Stadium Expansion
Construction of a 200m inland Surf Lake using ground-breaking Wavegarden cove technology – the first of its kind in the UK. This exciting facility will generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hours, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height.
The new build also includes an education centre for schools and colleges, a café and bar, a surf shop. There’s also external works for landscaped gardens and car parks
CLIENT - hampshire county cricket club
VALUE - £6M
DURATION - 20 WEEKS
Architect - TMP
Engineer - Ian Black
Surveyor - M&R
The new development comprised an additional 5,000 permanent seats situated in two stands flanking the existing iconic main pavilion. Included in the stands are concessions, function rooms, offices and hospitality boxes.
The design of the new facilities made the then named Rose Bowl the first model Test Match ground in the UK.