"To provide a first class venue capable of embracing all leisure activities, and encouraging participation by all sectors of our community. To offer permanent international standard facilities to all the professional sporting clubs of Hull."
The total cost of the stadium is expected to be around £43.5million. Hull City Council are paying the majority of this. Neither Hull City or Hull FC are paying anything towards the building of it. It will cost the Stadium Management Company £1.5million per year to run.
North Stand (away fans) capacity: 4,000
South Stand capacity: 4,000
East Stand capacity: 6,700 (may be expanded by 5,000)
West Stand capacity: 6,000 lower tier + 4,300 upper tier = 10,300
Total capacity: 25,000
160 disabled places (80 pitchside, 80 higher up). Ambulant disabled, hearing impaired and visually impaired also catered for.
600 car parking spaces at the stadium.
70 space car park for the sports hall.
Up to 1800 vehicles may park on the Walton Street ground.
Park & ride schemes also operating.