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Sports & Leisure

The spaces we create channel energy, spark inspiration and incite unforgettable atmospheres.

Our expertise has been refined over decades at some of the greatest clubs and venues across the UK and around the world. We consider the smallest details on the spectator journey that have the biggest impacts – from the fan zones and public realm, to right into the centre of the action.

We have created an international reputation for collaboration, commitment and responsiveness in the face of any challenge.

We create stadia, arenas, training facilities and event masterplans that meet and surpass the standards of international authorities: optimising sound, sightlines, safety and inclusivity. Our architectural design tools are world-leading and have been used on the most high-profile stadia being constructed today.

"AFL have delivered several successful, high level projects, demonstrating a clear awareness of client issues, cost constraints and programme delivery, as well as imaginative design. Their approach is always professional and trustworthy."
Chris Alexander, Operations Director and Alan Shaw, Company Secretary, Chelsea Football Club
25
Countries of operation
13
Projects delivered for major world events
£650m
Cost of construction for our largest stadium project

The Sports & Leisure Team

Andrew Burton

Andrew Burton

Architectural Technician
Victoria Rodriguez

Victoria Rodriguez

Architect
Rita Ochoa

Rita Ochoa

Senior Associate
John Roberts

John Roberts

Director
Phil Osborne

Phil Osborne

Director
Neil Tootill

Neil Tootill

Associate Director
John Hampton

John Hampton

Associate Director
Matthew Fallon

Matthew Fallon

Senior Architect
Marcel Ridyard

Marcel Ridyard

Senior Associate
Kathleen Carthy

Kathleen Carthy

Architect
Bruce Caldwell

Bruce Caldwell

Senior Associate
David Daplyn

David Daplyn

Architect

Selected Projects

Lusail Stadium

Doha, Qatar
Sports & Leisure
See Project

Brentford Community Stadium

Brentford, London, UK
Sports & Leisure
See Project

Selected News

The Bonus Arena Wins the Community Built Award at the MSA Awards

28th June 2019
Sports & Leisure
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The Bonus Arena Sweeps Awards Night in the North East

21st May 2019
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AFL Architects Designing Barrier Seating Areas at Molineux Stadium

16th May 2019
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