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The new Estadio de la Cerámica
The new Estadio de la Cerámica
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The great transformation of the Estadio de la Cerámica

Villarreal CF has completed a firm and strong commitment to the future. The yellow club has made an impressive reform come true with great effort so that the Estadio de la Cerámica will become one of the best fields on the old continent in 2023.

The Estadio de la Cerámica remodeling project, which was presented on May 11 at El Ceramista Restaurant, is led by IDOM, a prestigious international engineering and architecture company, which has already participated in important projects such as the construction of the New Athletic Club’s San Mamés, the remodeling of the River Plate Monumental Stadium, as well as the design and construction of the new roof of the Ciutat de València Stadium. For its part, the management of the works is in charge of the local construction company, Alviben.

An impressive reform in record time

With no time to lose, the works began on Monday, May 16. One day after last LaLiga’s penultimate matchday, which was the Submarino’s last match at the Estadio de la Cerámica, the grass was raised and a long renovation was inaugurated that would have its official inauguration on the last date of 2022 and that It will continue its course until its complete completion during the first quarter of 2023.

A 50 million euro refurbishment project

The great transformation of the Estadio de la Cerámica will cost approximately 50 million euros. In the middle of the centenary year, Villarreal CF has made a significant economic effort, despite the difficulties and the supply crisis, to modernize its pitch and bring it up to par with the best in the world. An important step in the evolution that the club experiences season after season since the arrival of Fernando Roig to the presidency.

A boost for the club, the city and the ceramic sector

This reform is an important step for the project of the stable, ambitious and very exciting yellow club, but the remodeling not only represents a boost for the entity, but also for the city of Vila-real and, of course, for the projection and exhibition of the ceramic sector of our province, which, with its current name, Villarreal intends to promote.

The great novelties of the spectacular reform

The remodeling of the Estadio de la Cerámica gives the groguet field architectural unity as a whole and improves the experience for fans, incorporating the most modern infrastructures for television broadcasts, creating an incomparable football atmosphere and integrating in a more sustainable and friendly way with the urban environment.

To date, with the renovation, the complete covering of the façade of the Estadio de la Cerámica has been completed, the field has been completely closed off with the construction of the new stands on the corner, between the Preferencia and Fondo Sur stands, and the has installed a new roof, which covers the entire capacity of the stadium and allows it to house all the television infrastructures and improves the quality and experience of the fans.

In addition, it has renovated all the seats on the field, it has installed two giant 21×7 meter video scoreboards (300 m2 of screen) and a spectacular public address system, new LED sports and architectural lighting.

During 2023, the reform will continue its course, with the construction of new interior spaces: a multipurpose room at the top of the South End with views of the pitch and the square, the comprehensive remodeling of the Entrelíneas Restaurant and a new space for the Villarreal museum. CF. The Sky-Cam will also be added soon.

Likewise, the club will reaffirm its commitment and commitment to renewable energy, with the installation of photovoltaic panels on the roof for self-consumption of the stadium, with the purpose of generating a positive environmental impact.