Murrayfield Ice Rink

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Murrayfield Ice Rink
MIR
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Entrance to Murrayfield Ice Rink
Location Riversdale Crescent, Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Coordinates 55°56′35.95″N 3°14′37.88″W / 55.9433194°N 3.2438556°W / 55.9433194; -3.2438556Coordinates: 55°56′35.95″N 3°14′37.88″W / 55.9433194°N 3.2438556°W / 55.9433194; -3.2438556
Owner Murrayfield Ice Rink Ltd (Skating Rink)
Murrayfield Curling Ltd (Curling Rink)
Capacity up to 3,500
Surface 200 ft × 97 ft (61 m × 30 m)
Construction
Broke ground 1938
Opened 1952
Expanded 1980 (Curling Rink)
Architect J. B. Dunn & Martin [1]
Tenants

Edinburgh Capitals (1998 – present)
Murrayfield Royals (1995–96)
Edinburgh Racers (1994–95)
Murrayfield Racers (1966–94)
Edinburgh Royals (1958–66)

Murrayfield Royals (1952–58)
Website
murrayfieldicerinkltd.co.uk

Murrayfield Ice Rink is a 3,800-seat multi-purpose arena in the Murrayfield area of Edinburgh, Scotland, right next door to Murrayfield Stadium. It was built between 1938 and 1939. It is home to the Edinburgh Capitals ice hockey team. A 7-sheet curling rink was constructed in the 1970s following the closure of the Haymarket Ice Rink.[2] It is Managed by Mr Richard Stirling


Edinburgh Capitals[edit]

The Edinburgh Capitals have played at Murrayfield Ink Rink since being formed in 1998 after the collapse of the Murrayfield Racers and Murrayfield Royals.

Sports and events usage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DSA Building/Design Report". Dictionary of Scottish Architects 1840-1980. Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Bellshill Curling Club

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