Zumtobel wins lighting contract for Spurs stadium

Zumtobel will design and develop the lighting across the 61,000-seater ground in White Hart Lane, north London

ZUMTOBEL has won the prestigious contract to supply lighting for Tottenham Hotspur’s new £800 million stadium.

The company will supply the lighting to a design by independent consultants Buro Happold across the 61,000-seater ground including player facilities, seating bowl, circulation concourse and the extensive façade.

The multi-million pound contract is a major coup for the group and part of a wider trend of design-and-supply arrangements with single manufacturers for major infrastructural projects.

Scheduled to open in 2018, the venue will also play host to NFL American Football games, music concerts and a range of other events.

Zumtobel will also supply sister brands, including acdc, Reiss, Thorn and Tridonic.

Tottenham Hotspur’s director of operations Matthew Collecott told Lux: ‘Zumtobel has extensive expertise when it comes to illuminating stadiums and realising large and complex projects. We’ve every confidence in their ability to deliver a world-class lighting system as part of one of the most atmospheric and technologically advanced stadiums in the world.’

Thorn, a brand of the Zumtobel Group, was responsible for lighting the Wembley Studium in London, the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium in Saint Étienne, the ‘Stadium of Light’ in Lyon and the Alliance Riviera Stadium in Nice for the 2016 European Football Championships in France.

The stadium has been designed by architects Populous working in conjunction with Allies & Morrison and Donald Insall Associates and is being built by main contractor Mace.


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