Newbridge, Co. Kildare
GAA Footbal & Hurling Stadium / 23,600 seats (467,000sqm )
It is proposal relocates St. Conleth’s Park, the existing GAA facility from the town centre to the edge of town site at Littleconnell. The enhanced facility with a seating capacity of 23,600, is a key component of a 467,000sqm mixed use development on the 104 ha site.
In a phased development the covered west stand delivers 5,800 seat capacity, VIP lounges, changing rooms, player support facilities and spectator toilets. The north and east terraces deliver a further 17,800 capacity. A fitness centre, offices, meeting rooms and conference facilities provide enclosure along the southern edge. A free flowing roof form rises from the south uniting the various phases to create a dramatic form. Training pitches, parking for 2,500 cars and 21 coaches are provided adjacent to the stadium. Supplementary parking is provided from within the development with feeder bus routes from the rail station and town centre.