The striking image of the interior of the Santiago Bernabeu: without lawn and on site to install the retractable floor


By CAPosts 08 August, 2020 - 08:02am 171 views

Despite the elimination of the Champions League in the hands of Manchester City, nothing stops the works that are done in the house of Real Madrid. The Santiago Bernabéu is one of the most famous stadiums in world football and is currently being remodeled to be transformed, once the works are finished in October 2002, into one of the sports venues with the greatest visual impact. 

In the last hours, new images of the modifications that the venue is undergoing, which was inaugurated in December 1947 and which, before the tasks that began almost a year ago, had a capacity for more than 81,000 spectators were being broadcast. On this occasion, through a publication by the journalist Javier Caireta-Serra, you can appreciate who is the current state of the interior el Bernabéu.

After the works that were visualized at the beginning of last June, when the playing field was seen as being removed, the same as the lower grandstand of the west side that overlooks the Paseo de la Castellana, space where se caved a cave more than 30 meters deep to accommodate the new retractable grass, the main novelty is that the pitch is already completely straightened. In other words, the spaces left by the work on the floor of the stadium have already been covered, one of the most important changes that the new version of the Casa Blanca will have.

A postcard from the interior of the Santiago Bernabéu (@JavierCaireta)

Beyond the floor was flatned, in the middle of it was already installed the gray layer that will allow to place in the near future the renewed drainage system, installation that will enable the planting of the lawn. Another of the works that began on the new floor is that the protective mesh has already been fixed by the specialists: once that folder is displaced by the 105 meters long and 68 meters long that the field has, it will start with the planting of the lawn in the first days of September.

In addition to the new floor, spare parts syser in the silver area where the cave was established to install the new retractable floor. Soon the sector will be covered with new seats, which will improve the spaces in the passing corridors for the fans. 

The works outside the Santiago Bernabéu also continue at a good pace. A week ago the installation of the majestuous retractable roof that the enclosure will have and that will be part of a futuristic structure that will mark the new facade that will have the stadium located in the heart of the Spanish capital. According to the images disseminated by the newspaper Marcan, several cranes can be seen installing the structure where the new home cover of the Zinedine Zidane team will run.

This is the floor of the Real Madrid stadium, waiting for the seeding of the lawn for September (@JavierCaireta)

Waiting for what will be the restart of the Spanish league competition, established for a month from now, must see if the Santiago Bernabéu will be able to host the matches that Merengue has to play in the capacity of local. In the event that this does not happen, and as already demonstrated in the return of football in Spain after the parademic of coronavirus, the current champion is expected to play again in the stadium Alfredo Di Stéfano, the field located in the training center that the club has in Valdebebas.


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