Cox Architecture Aid SCG Revamp

January 27, 2012

Cox Architecture will lead the latest stage of redevelopment at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The firm will be the lead architect on the AUS$186 million (US$198.32 million) Northern Stand development, which will replace the existing Noble, Bradman and Messenger stands and see the stadium’s capacity raised from 45,000 to 48,000.

The practice, which has in the UAE as well as offices across Australia, will also be behind the improved media, player and hospitality facilities which are incorporated into Cox’s pavilion design.

Sports Director at Cox Architecture, Alastair Richardson, stated, “Cox Architecture is delighted to be part of the redevelopment of this unique cricket ground. The twenty-first century cricket stadium is being defined by the changing shape of the game”.

Completion is scheduled for the Ashes Test against England in January 2014.

Work is set to begin on the Northern Stand next month after the one-day international between Australia and India on February 26th.