Business Case Development for a New Stadium for Arsenal Football Club

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Business Case Development for a New Stadium for Arsenal Football Club

Executive Summary

The proposal focuses on the new stadium prospects. The Arsenal

Football Club is looking forward to construct a new stadium at

Ashburton Grove. Arsenal is one of the most famous and widely

supported football clubs in the world. The main driver behind the

project will make Arsenal leave their traditional home in Highbury,

where have been based since 1913, is the clubs desire to increase the

capacity of the ground, The construction of a new 60,000-seater

stadium will address this problem.

As well as the stadium itself, the contract includes the construction

of three bridges over railway lines, roads and site buildings, a new

waste recycling centre and council depot, offices and the new Arsenal

Community Sports Centre.

Opportunity Available

The Arsenal Football Club enjoys support from its enormous fan base

around the globe with interest in the team spreading from its

traditional European base to encompass huge support in Asia, as well

as in Australia and the American continent.

The stadium in Highbury which has 38,500 seats is significantly below

that of some of the main rivals. The increasing in revenues from

ticket sales for the new stadium will bring lots of stresses to

competitors, Manchester United for example.

Potential Solution

The stadium itself is but one element of the overall project. There

will be a wider development around Lough Road, with the provision of

new housing, including affordable provision and a sealed waste and

recycling plant. Community healthcare facilities including a primary

healthcare centre...

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Activity

Risk Ttile

Prob.

Impact.

Action

Risk

category

ID

E/M/D/A

owner

Human Resource

1

Sickness

3

1

A

Staff Manager

Human Resource

2

Absenteeism

3

1

A

Staff Manager

Human Resource

3

Tiredness

2

1

A

Staff Manager

Environmental

4

Weathering

3

2

A

Construction manager

Time Cost

5

Delay in Construction

3

3

M

Construction manager

Time Cost

6

Delay in Delivery

2

2

M

Delivery team

Finance

7

Local legislation

3

3

A

Project manager

Finance

8

Local residents

3

3

A

Project manager

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