Tag: Mark Kelly


Ashton Gate Sports and Convention Centre nod

Ashton Gate project approved

Proposals to build a 3,626-seater Sports and Convention Centre next door to the Ashton Gate Stadium along with 510 much-needed homes on the former landfill site known as Longmoor (UK) were approved on September 5th by the Bristol City’s Planning Committee. ‘Bristol Sport’ stated that reacting... » Read more


Stadia in UK, US back to hiring again

Stadiums started hiring again II

  Bristol Sport Bristol Sport is based at the 27,000-capacity Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, England (UK) and oversees the business, commercial and operational interests of its affiliated clubs who include Bristol City Football Club, Bristol Bears Rugby Club, Bristol Flyers Basketball,... » Read more


Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling

Women on the move

Women are breaking the glass ceiling and rubbing shoulders with men equally in boardrooms. And this counts for the sports venue sector as well. Gone are the days when women with pinstripes were a rare phenomenon. Today they are storming the male bastion with a vengeance. Below are three women who... » Read more


Online consultation on Ashton Gate projects

Bristol Sport next level of development

Ashton Gate (UK) is starting the next round of consultation on its Sporting Quarter proposals, which include Longmoor Village, with a view to submitting a planning application in the New Year. Ashton Gate is a stadium in Ashton Gate, Bristol, England, and is the home of professional football club... » Read more


Fans break bread in stadia pitchside dining

Dinner in stadiums

Of late, more and more stadiums are hosting pitchside dining experience – an al fresco affair. A gourmet spread is laid out before customers so that they can break bread together and enjoy a unique dine-out experience. With the revenue mills drying up and little or no gate income due to COVID-19... » Read more


Ashton Gate Stadium doing yeoman task

Mark Kelley interview - Bristol Sports/Ashton Gate Stadium

The outbreak of COVID-19 worldwide is bound to have long-lasting effects on the sports and entertainment industries. Looking at the current situation of coronavirus worldwide – 3,013,803 cases globally and the death count having crossed the 2 lakh mark – 207,894 – nobody knows exactly when... » Read more


Bristol’s YTL Arena gets final nod

YTL Arena Bristol update April 2020

Construction work on the YTL Arena complex in the English city of Bristol, UK, can get going after the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government chose not to call in the decision to grant approval for the project. The development was already greenlighted by the Bristol City... » Read more