Zumtobel Group of Dornbirn, Austria, reported that it has been named the official lighting partner for the new North London stadium of football club Tottenham Hotspur. English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur commissioned the Zumtobel Group to design and create the lighting for its new stadium including the façade, the player facilities, the seating bowl, and the circulation concourse.
The sporting venue, which is scheduled to open in 2018, will host NFL American Football games, music concerts and a variety of other events. The Tottenham Hotspur team, which is known to many simply as “Spurs”, wants to create an unequalled fan experience inside its 61,559 seater stadium, the largest stadium of any London football club.
The club applies the same goal to the selection of the stadium’s lighting solution. The lighting solution blends vertical
and horizontal lighting. With the Zumtobel Group can leverage its acdc, Reiss, Thorn, Tridonic and Zumtobel brands.
Additionally, the company can call on Zumtobel Group Services, to provide intelligent lighting solutions.
The Zumtobel Group points out that the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint Étienne, the “Stadium of Light” in Lyon and the Alliance Riviera Stadium in Nice for the 2016 European Football Championships in France use lights from the company’s Thorn brand. Zumtobel Groups comprehensive product portfolio equips the company to deliver intelligent lighting solutions for
London’s next great arena.
Matthew Collecott, Director of Operations, Tottenham Hotspur, said, “Zumtobel Group is a leading supplier of integrated lighting solutions and we are delighted to announce them as a key supplier for the stadium project. We have every confidence in their ability to deliver a world-class lighting system as part of one of the most atmospheric and technologically advanced stadiums in the world.”
Paul Coggins, SVP Northern Europe, Zumtobel Group, was also enthusiastic saying, “We are very pleased to be able to illuminate the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium with our product solutions and to help shape the fan experience through our lighting. This project offers us the opportunity to take full advantage of our multi-brand strategy and to demonstrate our expertise in the development of innovative lighting solutions for large-scale venues and projects.”
More information about the new stadium can be found at http://new-stadium.totte.