Wembley Stadium is operated by Wembley National Stadium Limited, a subsidiary of The Football Association.A huge array of organisations have played, and continue to play, an important role in the Wembley Stadium project.
UCFB are dedicated to the delivery of undergraduate degree courses in the operational and business facets of the football and sports industries, which responds to football’s status as a global multi-billion pound industry that requires specific administrative, management and operational skills and capabilities.
UCFB is located in two state-of-the-art iconic and inspiring locations. UCFB Wembley is located in the leading world-class stadium and spiritual home of English football and sports. Their second campus located at Burnley Football Club, Turf Moor stadium maintains its importance in the global football world as one of the few founding members of the football industry in 1882.
There are many jobs in the football and sports industry but they will increasingly require a combination of graduate qualifications, practical work experience, business imagination and a commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).
UCFB therefore offers degrees, lecture series, workshops and executive speakers as part of its fundamental approach to higher education. Their active involvement in the football and sports industry and within each of their campus locations, provides a unique and exclusive undergraduate experience for their students.
IMG is the sales agency for Wembley Stadium's 10 year seat licences and executive boxes known as Club Wembley.IMG are the world's premier sports, sales and marketing agency, as well as the major innovator for the sale of premium seating products.
Delaware North Companies (DNC) is the stadium's exclusive catering partner and operate the stadium's restaurants and food and drink kiosks on major event days. DNC also manage the stadium's all-year round conference and banqueting operation.DNC's seven independent operating companies have a reputation for excellence, offering worldwide capabilities in foodservice operations, hospitality and recreational services, sports and leisure facilities management and retail operations.
Quintain is transforming 85 acres of former exhibitions lands around Wembley Stadium into Wembley City, a vibrant new retail and leisure destination and residential district for London. Over 1m sq ft of construction is currently underway across the estate, including a new 4-star Hilton Hotel next to Wembley Stadium which opens in time for this summer’s Olympic Games, the only 4 star hotel within 4 miles of Wembley Stadium. Next to the Stadium and the refurbished Wembley Arena, Brent Civic Centre will open in 2013, along with the London Designer Outlet, London’s first outlet centre within the M25. Wembley City is one of the UK’s largest regeneration schemes and Quintain’s investment in buildings, retail streets, 5000 new homes and attractive public spaces will bring people, businesses and economic growth to the heart of Wembley, not just on event days but every day of the year.
Brent Council is the planning authority for the Wembley area. The Council, is also the licensing authority for the stadium.
World Stadium Team, a joint venture between Foster and Partners and HOK Sport, were the architects for the new stadium.These internationally renowned designers have ensured that Wembley Stadium is the ultimate stage for major events.
The majority of the funding for the redevleopment of Wembley Stadium was raised privately through a syndicate led by WNSL's main banking partner WestLB AG (WestLB).West LB is an internationally active wholesale and commercial bank with total assets in excess of Euro 350 billion.The Bank has been active in the UK markets for more than twenty years, providing financing solutions for a wide range of UK companies and institutions, and has a significant presence in the City of London.West LB has particular expertise in syndicated lending and corporate finance, debt and equity capital markets, project and structured finance, asset-backed transactions and principal finance, trade finance and asset management. WestLB was ranked the worlds second largest Project Finance bank in 2001 [source: Project Finance Magazine], arranging some Euro 4.9 billion of financing and winning a variety of industry awards including the Best Bank award from Treasury Management International Magazine.West LBs Project Financing capabilities and the Banks capacity for executing complex deals suited the Bank ideally to the arrangers role for the Wembley financing package.Having secured the mandate to arrange the financing for the stadium's development in 2002, the Bank moved swiftly to conduct due diligence on and document the wide variety of commercial contracts underpinning the new stadium, and to assemble City support for the long-awaited project, eventually securing financial close on the 426 million bank package just six months after beginning work on the transaction.Mr Juergen Sengera, Chairman of the Managing Board of WestLB AG at the time said: "We are delighted to have been able to play a part in financing this historic project." "It has been a complex transaction from an arrangers perspective but we are confident that work on the new stadium can go ahead underpinned by solid commercial and financial foundations."
Multiplex Constructions has committed to deliver a new Wembley National Stadium of which fans can be truly proud. It has secured the 445 million Design and Construction contract to build the new Wembley stadium.John Roberts AO, Chairman of the Multiplex Group, has played an active role in the Wembley project. He says: "Multiplex has proven credentials in delivering some of the most complex and stunning developments on skylines the world over - with no more visible an example than Stadium Australia, which hosted the Sydney 2000 Olympics."We have a record of successfully delivering technically challenging and high quality major projects. We pride ourselves on this record of innovation and added value for our clients. Multiplex will bring all of these qualities to the challenging production of a new national stadium at Wembley. Congratulations to the Football Association and the Wembley National Stadium team, now we can look forward and get on with the job of building the world’s best stadium."Multiplex is responsible for overall project design and construction, but has also led, in partnership with the Wembley team, the overall financing and commercial structuring of the extremely complex deal that has now reached its Financial Close.Multiplex has procured the bank debt and the credit enhancement required to underpin it. It has delivered the completion support required by its client and the banks (including the Chubb performance bond and an innovative suite of project insurances), while also assisting in the resolution of critical commercial arrangements with the main participants involved in the deal.John Corcoran, the Multiplex Director responsible for the Wembley project, commented: "Multiplex is extremely proud of the wider capabilities it can bring to designing and constructing complex projects internationally - highlighted by our lead role in arranging the financing and commercial structure for the Wembley National Stadium project. We like to think that this capability is a key differentiating factor for our business and Wembley is a major platform for our ongoing success in the UK."Adam Crozier, Chief Executive of the Football Association, said: "I cannot praise Multiplex enough for its guidance, expertise and total commitment. Multiplex has been a valued partner in this project and its contribution has been key in helping us reach financial closure, which now allows us to get on with realising the dream of a new home for football."Current UK projects include the most expensive residential development in London - Knightsbridge Green - and the Eastern Tower at West India Quay. Multiplex is also responsible for Sentinel Point, a luxury office development in Vauxhall; Chelsea Football Clubs new West Stand and a state of the art Sports and Leisure Club for Chelsea Village plc.
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