Since 2008, Manchester City has invested strategically across the Club’s operations, creating a platform for growth and positively impacting the local economy.
Over the last decade, the club has successfully implemented a series of ambitious infrastructure projects to create facilities that are recognised as world leading
The first team training facility at Carrington is given a complete over-haul, including a state-of-the-art gym and undersoil heating.
[email protected] becomes the new HQ building, built from 100% locally supplied materials and labour. New family stand is opened.
City open a brand new fanzone, City Square, for fans to enjoy pre-and-post match entertainment (described as a ‘benchmark for football clubs’ by Visit Football in 2012).
Manchester City Council grant planning approval for the City Football Academy and remediation work begins. Community consultation for City Football Academy Manchester begins.
BAM Construction are appointed as the contractor for City Football Academy and building work begins to create the world-leading training facility.
City Football Academy Manchester opens on the Etihad Campus.
Etihad Stadium is expanded, with a new third tier and pitchside seats adding 6,000+ seats.
In Australia, City Football Academy Melbourne opens.
City Football Academy New York opens.
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Manchester City has worked closely with Manchester City Council and the local community to ensure its investments provide maximum benefits to the local economy. As part of this, each project involved stretching targets for local procurement, employment
and environmental impact