Spurs kick-starts its connected future
01 August 2019
Let me just say from the beginning, I don’t like football. So, when I was invited by Schneider Electric to Tottenham Hotspurs’ new stadium, I was a little sceptical.
However, I have a new-found appreciation for the game…but only when it comes to the technology that’s hidden within the stadium.
The new stadium opened on 3 April 2019. Working closely with Spurs and its partners during the construction, service and maintenance phases, Schneider Electric distributed all power supply to the stadium and integrated key systems.
The new stadium has been designed from the outset as a state-of-the art, multi-use venue, including a structurally engineered fully retractable pitch. The first for any stadium in the UK, it will ensure that the football-playing surface is always in peak condition. Underneath the grass field is a synthetic grass surface that will be used for NFL games and other events, creating a new world-class sports and entertainment venue for the capital. Designed for atmosphere, the venue is a 62,062-seater stadium, the largest of any football club in London.
Now here comes the magic.
Read the full article in the August issue of DPA
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