Tag: AZ Alkmaar

Cheeseheads’ stadium roof work almost done!

AZ Alkmaar stadium August 2020

Work is continuing in full swing on the new roof of AFAS Stadion in Alkmaar, Netherlands. The new roof has been necessitated following the old roof caving in last year in August due to very strong winds. The old canopy collapsed onto the stands. Today, almost the entire old roof is gone, with the... » Read more

Lax work led to AFAS Stadion roof cave-in

AZ Alkmaar stadium update April 2020

Royal HaskoningDHV has wrapped up their months-long investigation into the August 10 collapse of the roof at AFAS Stadion in Alkmaar. The report points out that the roof caved in due to varied reasons prime among them being poor welding, design errors and corrosion. Royal HaskoningDHV is an... » Read more

AFAS Stadion revamp plans may have more elbow room

AZ Alkmaar stadium - February 2020 update

A solid vision of what the AFAS Stadion at Alkmaar in the Netherlands will look like when the new roof is put in place has been carved out. Of course, nothing concrete has emerged as yet. The summer of 2020 should see – in all likelihood – the installation of the new roof thus replacing the one... » Read more

AZ Alkmaar ready to pick up gauntlet on roof repair

AZ Alkmaar stadium Jan 2020

The Dutch professional football club AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands has disclosed that its arena AFAS Stadion will remain sans a full roof for the rest of the 2019-20 seasons. It also revealed expansion plans for its home ground. The team will play in the mostly roofless stadium for now. ‘The... » Read more

Alkmaar hoping to return to home ground this December

AZ Alkmaar stadium

AZ Alkmaar, the Dutch Eredivisie football club, is hoping to return to its home stadium – AFS Stadion before the league’s winter break. They had to move away from the facility following the roof giving way in August beginning. The Dutch professional football club is being forced to play matches... » Read more

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