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2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup: Durban, KZN: Business Plan Dr. Michael Sutcliffe - City Manager : EThekwini Ms. Julie-May Ellingson - Head : Strategic Projects and 2010 Programme, EThekwini

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Jan 15, 2015



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  • 1. 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup: Durban, KZN: Business Plan Dr. Michael Sutcliffe-City Manager : EThekwini Ms. Julie-May Ellingson- Head :Strategic Projects and 2010 Programme, EThekwini

2. Background

  • Province and city adopted a 2010 and beyond strategy which will ensure we take full advantage of 2010 FIFA World Cup to firmly establish ourselves as Africas premier sporting, conference and tourism centre.
  • KZN Provincial government is focused in particular on areas such as sports development, economic development opportunities, tourism, arts, culture.
  • Host cities responsible primarily for delivery of the necessary infrastructure including transport, ICT, bulk services as well as marketing issues in the host cities
  • Host stadia responsible for delivery of stadia and related precinct infrastructure
  • Legacy Infrastructure in EThekwini to include: New Stadium and Kings Park Sports Precinct developments (High performance centre, tennis, Indoor centre, Station, Sports retail centre); Training field upgrades, Dube Trade Port and King Shaka Airport; Major Highways and Roadways; Public Transport; Tourism Infrastructure; ICT development; Urban regeneration
  • Durban, KZN is brand we are using for Host City

3. KINGS PARK SPORTS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT PLAN CONCEPT SPATIAL PLAN 1. Cricket 2. Hotel/sports fields 3. Baseball/Softball 4. Hotel/sports accommodation 5. Peoples Park & u/g Parking 5/A.Potential Training Fields 6. Football/athletics 7. Proposed railway station 8. Aquatics 9. Rugby 10.Athletics 11. Archery 12. Cycling 13. High performance centre 14. Indoor sports centre 15. Tennis 16. Equestrian 17A/B. Golf/trails 18. Canoeing 19. A1 Racing PMG note: map not included, please email 4. 1.King Senzangakhona Stadium

  • World class 70 000 Seater World Class stadium to host semi-final.
  • Capable of being expanded to accommodate future Olympics
  • Multifunctional without compromising activity of football.
  • Financially viable: maximising potential income streams while minimising financial drain on city
  • Best concept at the best price
  • Bulk earthworks and piling procurement: Aug 06 Sep 06
  • Principle building contract procurement: Aug 06 Nov 06
  • Bulk earthworks and piling: Oct 06 Jan 07
  • Main seating bowl structure: Nov 06 Mar 08
  • Roof construction: Nov 06 Oct 08
  • Pitch: Jul 08 Oct 08
  • Wet trades, services and finishes: Jan 08 Nov 08
  • External works: Jan 08 Nov 08
  • Completion and handover: Sep 08 Dec 08

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 5. Stadium update

  • Ahead of schedule
  • Old Stadium demolished
  • Land assembly for underground parking underway
  • Piling contracts being finalised
  • Main Construction Contract at advanced stage

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 6. 2.Stadium Precinct

  • Peoples Park and Heros walk
  • Underground Parking
  • Pedestrianisation of Walter Gilbert Road
  • Imbizo Place
  • Pedestrianised link NMR to Beach
  • Resurfacing NMR Road
  • FIFA Precinct Costs
  • Road Improvements
  • Sports Precinct Service Road
  • Kings Park Railway Station

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 7. 3. Transport

  • Nkosi Albert Luthuli Public Transport Lanes
  • Inner City Distribution System (People Mover)
  • Warwick Junction Infrastructure
  • Park and Ride
  • King Shaka Airport Service Infrastructure
  • Public Transport Call centre
  • Western Freeway Rehabilitation
  • Intelligent Transport Systems Traffic Management
  • Road network CCTV Monitoring and Surveillance
  • Area Traffic Control
  • Non-Motorised Transport (pedestrian/
  • cycle paths)

PMG note: map not included, please email 8. People Mover

  • Begins in late 2006 with a bus based system, 16 hours a day, fixed route, every 10 mins or so.
  • Buses built and process underway to train drivers, ambassadors, etc.
  • Feasibility into Tram-based system completed and could implement for 2010

PMG note: map not included, please email 9. Warwick Junction Infrastructure

  • Gateway into city
  • Highest number of number of road deaths/ accidents
  • Opportunity to significantly improve face of public transport
  • Multi-modal transport and retail hub

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 10. 4.Training Venues

  • Process underway to identify which stadia will be upgraded as legacy to host PSL-level games
  • Suggested stadia:
    • SJ Smith Stadium
    • Chatsworth Stadium
    • Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium
    • King Zwelithini Stadium
    • Princess Magogo Stadium

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 11. 5. Fan fests

  • Success of EThekwinis Beach Parties held for major conferences will be built upon
  • Ideal opportunity from Blue Lagoon along beachfront to Country Club Beach (area robust and for the most part serviced)

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 12. 6.Support Infrastructure

  • Increasing bulks
    • Water
    • Electricity
    • Sewers
    • Etc.

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 13. 7.ICT

  • Have extensive Fibre Optic, Power and Wireless capacity
  • Some public buildings already wireless. Being expanded.
  • Fibre optic into stadium and ICC
  • Stadia upgrades and Hot spots being worked on
  • MOUs with TELKOM, SITA
  • Possible site for International Broadcastcentre.Have had regular international broadcasts from city
  • ICT Strategy links into citys connectivity and accessibility strategy
  • eThekwini well ahead in terms of addressing bandwidth needs
  • Overall ICT Strategy is to leave a legacy of connectivity and accessibility

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 14. Possible International Broadcast Centre (IBC)

  • Criteria for bidding to host IBC not yet provided
  • Durban well placed to be IBC due to existing infrastructure
  • Decision will however depend on overall cost (incl. loss of revenue from ICC)

PMG note: graphics not included, please email 15. 8.Accommodation

  • Over 20 hotels within 5 kilometres of ground
  • < 10 minutes from stadium over 8000 beds (3-5 star)