Concession Facilities at Sports Grounds
This document provides further guidance on the matters to be considered when concession and other allied services are provided at sports grounds.
The guidance covers:
- catering and hospitality;
- mobile and fast food stalls,
- TV and radio broadcast equipment and facilities,
- betting and gambling facilities,
- programme and publication sales and,
- souvenir and other retail shops and kiosks.
Tools and resources
Dynamic Performance and Testing of Grandstands
Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action - Interim guidance on assessment and design.The principal advice given in the Guidance concerns the recommended vertical natural frequencies and horizontal load resistance of grandstands considered necessary to provide the safety and comfort of the public at a range of sporting and other entertainment events.
When should the first annual inspection and structural appraisal be undertaken at a new, or recently completed, stadium?
It is usual that the safety certificate or operations manual will require ground management to obtain every 12 months , a report from a competent person that the structural elements have been inspected and found to be adequate.