The Langridge Stand, which enjoys views across the city, officially opens today (20 July) for conference and events, as the racecourse aims to scale up its non-race day activity.
The main space within the new stand, designed by D5 Architects, is the Royal Crescent Suite. This has capacity for up to 300 people in theatre-style seating and boasts a private roof garden overlooking the racecourse finishing line, which can be used as a breakout space.
There are a further nine existing suites available for hire in the racecourse’s Kelston Hospitality Stand.
Jo Hall, executive director of Bath Racecourse, said: "Whilst the [new] stand has been built to accommodate our racing business, there has been a real focus on delivering conferences and events, providing us with a great opportunity for us to grow non-race day business. Over the next three years we are looking to double the number of non-race day events, and with a clear focus in these key areas we believe this will be achievable."
Racecourse owners Arena Racing Company funded the redevelopment.
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