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Olympic Stadium designers to work on QPR training centre
LONDON’S Olympic Stadium designers will work on Queens Park Rangers’ new training ground at the Warren Farm Sports Centre in Southall.
Populous Architects will design a multi-purpose elite training centre, including first-team and academy natural pitches, a covered dome and outdoor 3G artificial pitches, rehabilitation areas, grid layouts and goalkeeper training areas.
The project will also benefit borough people through use of a community sports pavilion, improved football and cricket pitches, Astroturf training pitch and areas suitable for a range of sports, including netball and tennis.
QPR hope to make the move from their current training ground in Harlington before the 2014/2015 season begins.
QPR chief executive Philip Beard said: “We wanted to work with the best people in the industry to develop a training ground which will benefit not only the first team, but also the academy and the local community.”