National Indoor BMX Arena

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National Cycling Centre
National Indoor BMX Arena
The National Indoor BMX Arena - geograph.org.uk - 3236729.jpg
Location Bank Street
Manchester
England
M11 4BT
Coordinates 53°29′07″N 2°11′25″W / 53.48528°N 2.19028°W / 53.48528; -2.19028Coordinates: 53°29′07″N 2°11′25″W / 53.48528°N 2.19028°W / 53.48528; -2.19028
Owner City of Manchester
Capacity 2,000
Construction
Built 2011
Opened August 2011
Construction cost £24 million
Architect Ellis Williams Architects
General contractor Sir Robert McAlpine
Tenants
Eastlands BMX Club

The National Indoor BMX Arena is an indoor BMX racing stadium, located in Sportcity, Manchester, UK. The arena is situated next to the Manchester Velodrome and the buildings share a common entrance as part of the National Cycling Centre. The stadium cost £24 million, seats 2,000 spectators and is home to British Cycling.[1][2] It was designed by Ellis Williams Architects, and built by contractors Sir Robert McAlpine.

Events[edit]

The arena hosted the first round of the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in April 2013.[3]

National Indoor BMX Arena at the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup
National Indoor BMX Arena during the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Natianal Cycling Centre. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  2. ^ British Cycling (21 March 2011). "Shanaze Reade ‘tops out' National BMX Indoor Arena". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "BBC Sport - Shanaze Reade & Liam Phillips win World Cup time-trials". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 

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