Peel Land, the developer behind Salford City Reds rugby league club’s proposed new stadium, has formally advertised for a contractor to tackle the scheme.
A joint venture has been agreed between Peel Holdings and Salford City Council for development of the 18ha site in Barton near the A57.
The proposed works will include:
- Construction of a 12,000 to 15,000 capacity stadium within 4 stands. It have to be designed for a future expansion to 20,000 capacity.
- Within the main stand, the provision of areas for concession, community concession, players area, club match day facilities, banqueting space, executive boxes, club offices, kitchen and pantry, media and control rooms, open plant deck and circulation throughout.
- Pitch for the stadium and two training pitches, one of them artificial.
- Community changing facility.
- Parking spaces for 500 cars and 20 coach spaces.
- Highways work for site circulation and a link onto the A57.
- Landscaping works.
The site is bounded to the north by the A57, to the East by the elevated M60 Barton Bridge and Eccles Water Treatment Works, and to the south by the Manchester Ship Canal.
A separate contract is in place for remediation works which include grading, ground stabilisation, screening and disposal of unsuitable material, importing and filling, site logistical management.
The joint venture expects to invite six contractors to tender.
The deadline for receipt of tenders or requests to participate is 23 April.