Douglas Bowl

Douglas Bowl

Civil and structural engineering for Isle of Man's largest multi-use stadium and sports arena.

Sports & Leisure - Isle of Man

Project Overview

The King George V Bowl in Douglas was re-developed to host the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games and thereafter provide a valuable sporting facility for the island.

The re-development comprises a 3000 seat stadium with fabric canopy roofs and a floodlit artificial playing surface. The engineering aspects of the project included stabilisation and remediation of made ground, design of piled foundations and reinforced concrete substructure, design of precast terrace units, super-structure design, a review of the fabric canopy design, barrier design, and sub base and drainage to the artificial pitch.

Services we provided:

  • Civils & StructuresCivils & Structures


Department of Education & Children

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Architect: Savage & Chadwick

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The Challenge

The site had poor ground conditions.

Our Solution

Curtins adopted a piled foundation solution to manage site constraints.

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