1999 THE CARDIFF MILLENNIUM STADIUM

From 1998 until its completion in 1999, Bison supplied 1000m³ of terraces, walls and beams, and 45,000m² of hollowcore flooring.

The Millennium Stadium was built to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup. It was built at a cost of £153m with the retractable roof being the most significant feature of the stadium. It is the largest and first of its kind in the UK.

The stadium covers an area of 40,000m² (430,556ft²), with a total bowl volume of 1.5 million cubic metres (52.9 million ft³).

The main bowl of the stadium is placed at an angle of 90° in the north-south direction.

The total seating capacity of the stadium is 74,500, with the seating divided into three tiers with seven levels. The upper tier can accommodate 33,000 spectators, the middle 18,000 and pitch-side tier can fit 23,500.

The stadium’s construction required the use of 440,000t of concrete.

 

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