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updated: 08/18/2017
The new stadium Vélodrome - Inside
Geolocation
13008 Marseille
France
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Marseilles Film Office

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70115
The new stadium Vélodrome - Inside
13008 Marseille
France
Contact the commission

Marseilles Film Office

| +33 (0)4 91 14 64 24

Credits: AREMA
Caption: Auditorium
Caption: parking
Caption: Salle de presse
Credits: AREMA
Caption: Salon Ganay
Credits: AREMA
Caption: Salon Méditerranée
Location type
Categories
Sports building
Offices
Sport complex
Parking lot
Reception hall
Meeting room
Sport site
Stadium
Velodrome
Cloakroom
Environment
Roadside,
City
General presentation
Location Condition Type
Well maintained,
Restored or Renovated
Location History
In 1935, the Parisian architect Henri Ploquin proposes the construction of an Olympic stadium including a track and a sports hall. For budgetary reasons only the stadium is finally realized. The year 1970 marked the first changes the Velodrome with the replacement of old projectors Ganay stands and Jean Bouin by four towers 60 meters high for nighttime events. France is organizing the 1998 World Cup, a tender was launched in March 1995 for a thorough renovation of the Velodrome stadium that has seen its capacity reach 60 000 seats. June 21, 2010, Hall unveils project selected for the renovation of the Velodrome stadium, in particular to the home of Euro 2016.
Construction period
2011-2020
Dominant style
Contemporary
Remarkable architectural elements
Corridor

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