Emirates Stadium Building, Arsenal FC Football Ground, Architect, Pictures, Location, Image
Arsenal Stadium London : The Emirates
Football Ground on Hornsey Road in North London, England, UK design by HOK Sport architects
post updated 29 Mar 2021
The Emirates is home of Arsenal Football Club, a famous north London team
Address: Hornsey Rd, London N7 7AJ, United Kingdom
Emirates Stadium building photos:
Photos by Hufton and Crow
Location: Islington, north London
Nearest Tube Stations to the Emirates: Arsenal, Holloway Road, Highbury & Islington
Ground capacity: 60,260 (previously 60,361) – updates welcome
Arsenal Stadium – Emirates : aerial picture © webbaviation
Emirates Stadium architect : Populous
The old Arsenal Football Club building was called Highbury, located just east across the railway lines. The Highbury ground is now converted to housing.
Emirates Photos © Adrian Welch:
Emirates London Photographs taken with Panasonic DMC-FX01 lumix camera; Leica lense: 2816×2112 pixels – original photos of Arsenal Football Club available upon request: info(at)e-architect.com
HOK Sport were the designers of this famous British football gorund.
The Emirates Stadium is a football stadium in Holloway, London, England, and the home of Arsenal Football Club. With a capacity of 60,361, the Emirates is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wembley and Old Trafford.
In 1997, Arsenal explored the possibility of relocating to a new stadium, having been denied planning permission by Islington Council to expand its home ground of Highbury. After considering various options, the club bought an industrial and waste disposal estate in Ashburton Grove in 2000.
A year later they won the council’s approval to build a stadium on the site; manager Arsène Wenger described this as the “biggest decision in Arsenal’s history” since the board appointed Herbert Chapman. Relocation began in 2002, but financial difficulties delayed work until February 2004. Emirates Airline was later announced as the main sponsor for the stadium. Work was completed in 2006 at a cost of £390m.
The stadium has undergone a process of “Arsenalisation” since 2009 with the aim of restoring Arsenal’s heritage and history. The ground has hosted music concerts and international fixtures featuring Brazil.
WM Club at Arsenal Stadium
Design: Jon Lee of 20.20 design
photo from RIBA London
Exclusive members’ only club in the heart of the Woolwich suite at Arsenal’s stadium. Restricted to 252 members, its two exclusive restaurants, bar and lounge provide an unrivalled Club Level fine dining experience. This award winning space engages with the customer at all levels.
Location: Arsenal FC, North London, England, UK
Contemporary London Architecture
London Architecture Links – chronological list
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Emirates Stadium London Context
Ashburton Triangle – neighbouring building
photo © Adrian Welch
Location: north of the Emirates ground
Highbury Square – development close to Arsenal Football ground
English Football Stadiums
London Sports Stadium
Football Grounds – Links
One of the greatest football grounds in Europe: Nou Camp Stadium
Emirates – Links
Building Magazine Project of the Year 2007 – Building Awards – The Gunners football ground was a winner
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