Guide to Electrical and Mechanical Services at Sports Grounds

This document provides detailed advice on electrical and mechanical services at sports grounds for Certifying Authorities and for those responsible for crowd safety at sporting events.

The document expands upon the Green Guide advice, and will assist those unfamiliar with electrical and mechanical installations to appreciate some of the related safety issues. The Guide also contains specimen inspection and test certificates.

Electrical and Mechanical Services at Sports Grounds

Tools and resources

Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds During Construction

Guidance on how to ensure that reasonable standards of public safety can be maintained whilst construction operations are in progress.

Concession Facilities at Sports Grounds

Guidance on concessions and other allied services at sports grounds, such as food stalls, broadcast equipment and retail shops and kiosks.

Temporary Demountable Structures

This guidance from the Institution of Structural Engineers provide guidance on the procurement, design, erection and use of temporary demountable structures.

Alternative uses of Sports Grounds

Alternative Uses is a guidance document for stadium owners, operators, local authorities, promoters and event organisers to help adapt existing sports grounds to safely accommodate a range of events.

Concourses

Our Concourses document contains helpful information including advice on occupancy levels and floor space factors.

Guidance

Dynamic Performance and Testing of Grandstands

This guidance concerns the recommended vertical natural frequencies and horizontal load resistance of grandstands.

When should the first annual inspection and structural appraisal be undertaken at a new, or recently completed, stadium?