Arsenal Stadium

former football stadium in Highbury, North London, England

Arsenal Stadium was a football stadium. It was commonly known as Highbury Stadium, or simply Highbury. It was the home stadium of Arsenal Football Club from 1913 until 2006.

Arsenal Stadium
Highbury – the "Home of Football"[1]
Arsenal Stadium interior North Bank.jpg
Stadium in 2005
Full nameArsenal Stadium, Highbury Stadium
LocationHighbury, London, England
Coordinates51°33′28″N 0°6′10″W / 51.55778°N 0.10278°W / 51.55778; -0.10278Coordinates: 51°33′28″N 0°6′10″W / 51.55778°N 0.10278°W / 51.55778; -0.10278
OwnerArsenal Holdings plc
OperatorArsenal
Capacity38,419 (at closure), 73,000 (peak)
Field size109×73 yds / 100×67 m[2]
Construction
Opened6 September 1913 (1913-09-06)
Renovated1932–1936, 1992–1993
Closed7 May 2006
Demolished2006; was redeveloped as housing
Construction cost£125,000 (1913 original)
adjusted by inflation: £12.1m
£175,000 (1930s redevelopment)
adjusted by inflation: £10.9m
£22.5m (1990s redevelopment)
adjusted by inflation: £45.7m
ArchitectArchibald Leitch
(1913 original)
C. W. Ferrier and W. Binnie
(1930s redevelopment)
LOBB partnership
(North Bank)
Tenants
Arsenal F.C. (1913–2006)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Arsenal property deals send profits to record high". BBC News. 24 September 2010.
  2. "Key Facts". Arsenal F.C. Retrieved 23 January 2007.

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