Construction fact sheet

Construction of the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct commenced on Sunday 7 December 2014. View the construction fact sheet for interesting facts and key milestones.

infographic of construction facts and milestones

Construction fact sheet:

  • Approx. 2,000 concrete piles driven into the site over the next 12 months.
  • Each pile will be driven to a depth of 35m
  • More than 100 contracts to be issued for good and services.
  • The Stadium has five levels, at a total height of 42m.
  • 21 Olympic sized swimming pools of concrete will be used to build the Stadium.

Key milestones:

  • Pouring of the 1st concrete slab in mid-2015
  • Eight tower cranes in place by end of 2015
  • Seat installation begins early 2016
  • Installation of the unique bronze facade starts early 2016
  • Over 5,700 workers directly employed during construction. Workforce peaks at end of 2016.
  • Grass playing service completed in mid-2017
  • 36 months of construction ending in 2017