Edgbaston increases capacity for ICC Champions Trophy fixtures
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Campden Hill Lawn Tennis Club
Competitive
Kensington, London, UK
Wild Life
Competitive
Sydney NSW, Australia
Power Plate
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Islington, London, UK
Fitness Space
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Battersea, London, UK
Xercise4Less
£18,000 basic plus commission and bonus [OTE £31K – 41K]
National role, United Kingdom

Edgbaston increases capacity for ICC Champions Trophy fixtures

Job opportunities
University of Bath
Starting from £18,777, rising to £20,989
location: Bath, UK
Maidstone Borough Council
Grade 11 £35,542 per annum, plus benefits
location: Maidstone, UK
more jobs

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, will increase its capacity using a temporary stand to accommodate ICC Champions Trophy matches this year.

The temporary structure will boost the ground’s capacity beyond its traditional limit of 25,000.

Five of the biggest matches of the tournament will be played at the ground over a two-week period in June, including Australia v New Zealand, India v Pakistan, Pakistan v South Africa, England v Australia and a semi-final.

During the 2015 Ashes series and the T20 Blast Finals Day in the same year, Edgbaston increased its capacity by 800.

The ground is the second largest cricket venue in the country after Lord’s.

“With such high demand for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, we were keen to secure its return and give even more people the chance to see one of the greatest international cricket tournaments in Birmingham,” said Edgbaston commercial director Gareth Roberts.

He added: “Major redevelopment projects in Edgbaston and the city centre have helped the stadium and Birmingham be great hosts for cricket’s marquee fixtures.”

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club, will increase its capacity using a temporary stand to accommodate ICC Champions Trophy matches this year.
SAR
The Birmingham-based ground will host Champions Trophy matches in June 2017
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery... More
Active IQ
Active IQ