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The club have submitted plans to increase the capacity, which from next season will be 22,500, to around 33,000.
If backed by Swansea council, work will be carried out over three phases.
The club have included how they will handle the extra traffic that an increased capacity will bring.
In a statement, the club said: “The works proposed would see the extension of the North, South and East stands of the stadium in a phased manner over the next three to five years.
“The proposals seek to capitalise on the success of the football club during their first two seasons in the Barclays Premier League, help consolidate this status and remain part of the top flight for many years to come.
“Works that are proposed for the stadium would look to increase its capacity by approximately 11,000 spectators.”
Phase one could begin at the end of next season and would see the East Stand capacity increased by 3,844 which does not include completing the corner sections. The other two phases would follow.
The Liberty Stadium is currently the second smallest ground in the Premier League at 20,500, behind Queens Park Rangers’ 18,500 Loftus Road home.
The Swans are selling out every match at the Liberty, which is also the home of the Ospreys regional rugby team and opened in 2005.
Under separate plans, the club intends to increase the stadium’s capacity to 22,500 in time for the start of next season by making changes in the West Stand that will also see new media and hospitality facilities.
Work is also underway on new training facility near the ground in Landore which as well as a main training base and academy in Fairwood.
Swansea have enjoyed a successful first two seasons in the Premier League and in February won their first major trophy, the Capital One Cup, earning them a place in next season’s Europa League.
Last week, the club announced a record £15.9m net profit for the six months up to the end of November 2012.
BBC Wales Online – Wednesday 17 April, 2013.
On Wednesday 13th July at 4:30pm we are holding an event to bring together all those who are interested in this question: How can we capitalise on the Swans’ promotion, for the benefit of the whole of Swansea?
Kerry Edens from the Council’s Tourism Development Team will be at the meeting, to update the group on what the Council are thinking… but this meeting is not about what the Council are / are not doing. We’re interested in what we can do, as business people, if we work together.
It is likely to be a lively discussion, and we’re hoping that members will come along with ideas and suggestions, as well as a willingness to muck in. As local businesses, if we combine the resources at our disposal, surely there is a great deal we can do?
There will be some rules at the meeting: No complaining or moaning about what hasn’t been done to date. No attacks on other organisations for their failures or limitations. No passing the buck: if we want to make the most of this opportunity for Swansea, what are we going to do about it?
Make sure you check out our LinkedIn Group, where the conversation has already started – and if you would like to attend on Wednesday 13th July, please click here to register your place.
Covering two days and three tournaments, the Mumbles Gower OceanFest will bring the surfing and stand up paddle boarding communities together in Swansea Bay to compete in the Welsh Longboard Classic, Bay 6K Paddle Enduro and the Gower SUP Surf Classic. And all this wrapped up in a colourful sea festival with a multitude of activities and entertainment for all ages, held around the beautiful and historic Mumbles Pier and along the stunning Gower Peninsula.
The SBF Network is supporting this event and we’re inviting businesses in the area to get involved. The organisers of Oceanfest are seeking all kinds of practical help – from printing to catering to accommodation for participants – in addition to micro-sponsorship from businesses keen to show support, so there’s bound to be some way you can help.
Join us at the August meeting of the Swansea Bay Futures Network for a focussed discussion on what we can all do, by working together, to make this event a success for the region.
Can Network Members support the upcoming OceanFest event?
Bring your ideas and willingness to get involved!
Wednesday 3rd August 2011, 4:30-6pm
Unit 6, J-Shed, Kings Road, SA1 Swansea Waterfront
Call Dawn on 07789 226 457 for details
Click here to register your place.
Every year, Swansea Bay Futures hosts an informal event to update partners, associates and members of the Network about what SBF has been up to. Please join us at The Grape & Olive on Wednesday 22nd June, from 5pm onwards!
Venue: Function Room, 27th Floor, Grape & Olive, Meridien Tower
Time: From 4:45pm, brief presentations start at 5:30pm, over by 6:30pm
For: Drinks, nibbles and an update!
There’s lots to talk about, in particular the role that we’ll be playing in helping to maximise the benefits of the new Bay Science & Innovation Campus for the city, the recent Swans promotion, and an update on the activities of the SBF Network. So, please come along!
RSVP to via the Contact Us page on this website.
It was a historic and fantastic day when Swansea City beat Reading 4-2 to win promotion to the Premier League. Everyone’s feeling pretty elated about it, but the next question for us at Swansea Bay Futures is, how do we maximise the benefits for the city?
The Premier League is watched by a huge global television audience. As Carwyn Jones has said: “This fantastic achievement will play an important role in further raising the profile of Swansea and Wales in the UK and further afield.”
Swansea council said promotion would give “the entire city a massive lift” and put it on an international stage every week. Promotion to the Premier League has been described as a ‘true footballing fairy story’. Chris Holley, leader of the council said, the Swans’ success would be worth millions of pounds to the city in tourism and trade.
He said: “The Swans’ success is the city’s success as well. It will help create and protect jobs in the local economy, particularly in tourism.
“The Premier League attracts worldwide audiences which will help raise Swansea’s profile on the international stage and attract interest from sports fans and potential visitors from all over the world.
“And it means every other week thousands of fans from places like Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and London will be visiting Swansea and spending their money in local restaurants, pubs and hotels. We’re sure they’ll like what they see and come back again with friends and family to enjoy the marvellous scenery and hospitality Swansea has to offer.”
So, what can we do to ensure this happens, and leverage all this attention for the good of the city? Discuss!
This year’s SBF ecard features a little Flash game which showcases some fantastic Swansea Bay locations – are you quick enough to catch the reindeer??
And now you can send out a personalised version of this ecard to your friends, family and business contacts, helping to spread the words about the region in a fun and festive way! Simply click on the link below and start writing your personalised messages!
Here’s the first SBF email signature – this is a trial and I will appreciate your feedback!
|Swansea – Wales’ Waterfront City
A great place to live, work, study, invest in and visit!
To use this in your emails, try adding this html code to your email signatures:
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Any problems or queries, please let us know!
The Swansea Bay Futures Network is working to give Swansea Bay greater presence this Christmas, by encouraging people to buy ‘Swansea-inspired’ gifts for friends and family. We are creating a circle of businesses with interesting products to sell – it’s a great way to showcase some of the innovative and creative small businesses in the region and get positive messages out there…
What do you think? If you have a product that you’d like to showcase in this way, comment below and add your links. Once we’ve got a decent selection, we’re hoping to launch the Swansea Christmas Presence campaign in the local media. Pass it on!
ps – if you just add your blurb and links below, we’ll enhance your posting with images
It is free to get involved in the Swansea Bay Futures Network – we are grateful for your time, your ideas and your enthusiasm! These are not “networking” events, so don’t join if you’re just looking for a way to promote your business (there are plenty of other organisations in the region to help you do that)! We are looking for motivated individuals who want to contribute and get involved in making things happen. And of course, you are bound to get to know like-minded people along the way!
To join us, sign up to our email list, connect with us on LinkedIn, come along to our next event, and contribute your ideas via this website! We look forward to working with you!