What is happening at Edgbaston cricket ground?
Winvic Construction has been appointed as the main contractor to begin the £93 million project by Warwickshire County Cricket Club & PATRIZIA AG. All works are expected to be completed in the second half of 2023 with the plaza, landscaping and car parking works completed by Spring 2022.
Who owns Edgbaston cricket ground?
The land that now makes up Edgbaston Cricket Ground was originally owned by the Calthorpe Estate, who have now sold the site onto Wylam Investments (Edgbaston Holdings) on a long lease.
What are they building in front of Edgbaston cricket ground?
Edgbaston Stadium is set to get a new 18-storey tower on its boundary. Work has begun to prepare the former residential land alongside Pershore Road for a giant new apartment block project costing £93 million. The move will see hundreds of new local residents living within throwing distance of the home of the Bears.
What is the capacity of Edgbaston cricket ground?
25,000Edgbaston Stadium / Capacity
What is the meaning of Edgbaston?
Etymology. Edgbaston means “village of a man called Ecgbald”, from the Old English personal name + tun “farm”. The personal name Ecgbald means “bold sword” (literally “bold edge”).
Does Edgbaston have a train station?
There are no railway stations in the direct vicinity of Edgbaston Cricket Ground, so Warwickshire County Cricket Club has a deal with National Express coaches to run shuttle services between the ground and Birmingham New Street station on major match days.
Is Edgbaston nice?
One of the wealthiest areas of Birmingham, Edgbaston has a lot to offer its residents. Located just a ten-minute drive from the bustling city centre, Edgbaston boasts charming green streets, Georgian architecture, and peaceful gardens.
What is the capacity of Old Trafford cricket ground?
26,000Old Trafford Cricket Ground / Capacity
Is Edgbaston a posh area?
Edgbaston is one of the most affluent areas in Birmingham, well-known for its green spaces and Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Is Edgbaston safe?
The safest areas in Birmingham are Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, and Edgbaston.
How far is Edgbaston from train station?
How far is the train station from Edgbaston in Birmingham? The nearest train station to Edgbaston in Birmingham is a 17 min walk away.
Is there parking at Edgbaston?
Parking can be pre-booked online for all major matches at Edgbaston and for Birmingham Bears fixtures at our official off-site parking sites. For non-cricket events, limited complimentary car parking is available on-site.