How is Datianwan Stadium transformed?
Overview of Datianwan Stadium
A basketball match at the Datianwan Basketball Shed
A five-player football match at the stadium
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- At 10 pm on October 29, 2019, Chongqing Datianwan Stadium stopped opening to the public and closed for construction. As a cultural and sports landmark for Chongqing citizens, the news touched the hearts of many people.
What’s new here after nearly 4 months? A reporter of Chongqing Morning News recently learned that the protection and utilization project of the Datianwan Stadium has been approved by the Chongqing Development and Reform Commission recently, and has been publicly tendered in the form of EPC (general contracting).
Thousands of new underground parking spaces to be added
The bidding announcement shows that the project will protect and renovate the Datianwan Stadium a city-level cultural relics protection unit, and build a mass fitness center; remove non-core functional buildings, renovate and enhance the overall landscape, and build an ecological sports cultural park. In consideration of disaster prevention and refuge, necessary supporting houses, underground garages and civil air defense works shall be built by using terrain elevation difference and underground space in the stadium. The surrounding traffic organization is optimized to separate people from vehicles.
The Datianwan Stadium City-level Cultural Relics Protection Unit was repaired with an area of about 10,000 square meters. About 70,000-square-meter ecological sports and cultural park will be built. The total construction area is about 41,000 square meters, including 35,000-square-meter underground garage in the stadium. The supporting rooms on the new sports ground are about 6,000 square meters.
As we all know, there was a long-term shortage of parking space near the Datianwan Stadium. In the past, it took a long time to find a parking space for people doing sports and exercise here. The renovation is expected to add thousands of underground parking spaces, which is undoubtedly good news for the citizens who often come here for exercise.
To build sports industry belt of Datianwan
The Datianwan Stadium completed in 1956 was the first Grade A stadium of the People’s Republic of China and the first comprehensive stadium in China in the modern sense which was “the best in Aisa”. It, together with the Chongqing Gymnasium, the Office Building of the Chongqing Municipal Sports Bureau and the Helong Statue, form the Datianwan Sports Facility Complete and is listed as a municipal cultural relics protection unit in Chongqing.
“Repair and protection are important, and reasonable utilization and development are also essential.” According to the relevant person in charge of Yuzhong Electricity Innovation Park that Yuzhong Electricity Innovation Park will work hard to build the Jiabin Road Digital Economy Industry Belt and the Datianwan Sports Industry Belt. Eling — Liziba Business Travel Cultural Cityscape Integrated Development Demonstration Belt, forming a “1 + 3 + N” industrial development space layout.
The Datianwan Sports Industry Belt relies on the rich industry resources, venue resources, and building carriers such as the Datianwan Stadium and the Datianwan National Fitness Center to establish a “big sports” development concept and develop new services based on the integration of sports services, sports sales, sports and related industries. The format is the key direction and actively supports the integrated development of science and technology, the Internet, culture, tourism and sports.
In addition, with the promotion of the protection and utilization project of the Datianwan Stadium led by Chongqing Municipal Sports Bureau, the overall protection of the Datianwan— Culture Palace — the Grand Auditorium Cultural Style Area will be accelerated. (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)