Stadio Artemio Franchi revamp plans submitted



Linkedin Twitter

Florenz Stadium update July 2019 Image: Semeraro Vincenzo

Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence, home of Italian football club ACF Florentina, is poised for a €100-million renovation. A proposal for modernization of the stadium along with expansion of adjacent areas have been submitted by the Association Noi Per Firenze.

Since the takeover of the club by the Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso, who holds 98 percent of the shares, the plans have been intensified. In order to advance the plans, the mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, appointed UEFA Vice-President Michele Uva as special advisor at the beginning of July. Nardella said in January that a new stadium could be completed by 2023.

Earlier in 2017, the club had announced details of a possible new construction. At that time there was talk of a stadium with a capacity of 40,000 spectators and costs of around € 420 million. However, according to the current state of affairs, that plan should will not move ahead as Noi Per Firenze recently presented new plans for the renovation of the current stadium.

In addition to the comprehensive modernization of the stadium, the adjacent pedestrian zone is included in the project and also be renovated. In addition, the construction of a new underground car park for 3,200 vehicles next to the stadium is planned. The investment of €100 million is to be made over a period of five years.

The Stadio Artemio Franchi is the largest football stadium in Florence and was opened in 1931. Since the refurbishment in 1990 it has a capacity of 47,282 seats. It is named after the long-time Florentine club and UEFA President Artemio Franchi.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Coliseum facilitates a dialogue between stadiums, arenas, clubs, leagues and experts and enables them to learn from each other while establishing relationships. Coliseum’s digital 365Coliseum Business Center is a vast pool of resource for the stadium and arena industry world-wide.

Watch 150 member-exclusive videos with valuable tips for your venue



« Previous News:
» Next News:



More News

Rockford BMO Harris Bank Center upgrade

Blackhawks to shepherd Rockford Icehogs

Published: April 16th, 2021

The National Hockey League (NHL) team Chicago Blackhawks (US) officially purchased the American... » Read more

Scottish fans might be back into stadiums

The wait is over for Scotland football fiends

Published: April 16th, 2021

Football fiends in Scotland could be back to the stadia folds before the end of the current... » Read more

Australia Optus Stadium planning for big crowds

Western Australia fans have a field day

Published: April 16th, 2021

With the COVID-19 situation getting better in Western Australia, venues across the Australian State... » Read more

Rome gets UEFA approval as host city for EURO 2020

Rome fall in line with UEFA ‘fans’ clause

Published: April 16th, 2021

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) received on April 14th from the Italian Football... » Read more


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox