Arsenal Stadium

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Arsenal Stadium
Highbury – the "Home of Football"[1]
Stadium in 2005
Full nameArsenal Stadium, Highbury Stadium
LocationHighbury, London, England
Coordinates51°33′28″N 0°6′10″W / 51.55778°N 0.10278°W / 51.55778; -0.10278Coordinates: 51°33′28″N 0°6′10″W / 51.55778°N 0.10278°W / 51.55778; -0.10278
OwnerArsenal Holdings plc
Capacity38,419 (at closure), 73,000 (peak)
Field size109×73 yds / 100×67 m[2]
Opened6 September 1913 (1913-09-06)
Renovated1932–1936, 1992–1993
Closed7 May 2006
Demolished2006; was redeveloped as housing
Construction cost£125,000 (1913 original)
adjusted by inflation: £12.4m
£175,000 (1930s redevelopment)
adjusted by inflation: £11.1m
£22.5m (1990s redevelopment)
adjusted by inflation: £46.9m
ArchitectArchibald Leitch
(1913 original)
C. W. Ferrier and W. Binnie
(1930s redevelopment)
LOBB partnership
(North Bank)
Arsenal F.C. (1913–2006)

Arsenal Stadium was a football stadium. It was commonly known as Highbury Stadium, or simply Highbury. It was the home stadium of Arsenal Football Club from 1913 until 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arsenal property deals send profits to record high". BBC News. 24 September 2010.
  2. "Key Facts". Arsenal F.C. Archived from the original on 25 August 2008. Retrieved 23 January 2007.

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