Client: Derby City Council / MACE
Location: Pride Park, Derby
The futuristic 14,500m2 (156,000 sq ft) Arena houses only the fifth national standard 250m indoor cycling track in the country. It also hosts other sports as well as being a 5,000-capacity events venue.
The track infield – which is the size of 12 badminton courts – enables sports including badminton, basketball, netball, wheelchair basketball, volleyball, martial arts, table tennis and trampolining to be played at the same time as the track is in use. There is also a 150-station gym, as well as group exercise studios, a cafe/bar and hospitality.