The York Stadium Leisure Complex project, or York Community Stadium, is a council-led scheme to deliver a new football and rugby stadium for professional and community sport, and leisure facilities for York.

Located on Kathryn Avenue in the Huntington area (YO32 9AF), the stadium will provide a unique combination of sporting, health and educational facilities.

An artist's impression of the York Stadium Leisure complex project. An artist's impression of the York Stadium interior. An artist's impression of the cinema at York Community Stadium. An artist's impression of the York Stadium Leisure complex. An artist's impression of the York Community Stadium at night. An artist's impression of swimming facilities. Bulldozers flatten the earth as work commences at York Community Stadium. Site clearance at York Community Stadium. A bulldozer lays aggregate during the initial stages of construction work at York Community Stadium. Bulldozers and diggers work on building the York Stadium Leisure Complex. Cranes hold the framework in place during the building of the York Community Stadium. Cranes and workmen erect the stands as work continues at York Community Stadium. Stadium metal framework shows how work continues at York Community Stadium. Stadium metal framework shows how work continues at York Community Stadium. Councillors Ayre and Gilles at the Topping Out ceremony. The building team stand together at the topping Out ceremony.

When complete, York Stadium Leisure Complex will include:

  • an 8,000 seater stadium for York City FC and York City Knights RLFC
  • a new IMAX cinema with 13 screens
  • a community hub, including a library and community offices for York's sports clubs
  • York Against Cancer shop and offices
  • NHS outpatient services
  • new swimming facilities, gym, dance studio and sports hall with spectator seating
  • retail and restaurant outlets
  • catering and hospitality areas

Building the York Stadium Leisure Complex

There's lots happening on site as construction work continues.

Watch more videos and see the progress of the Stadium Project.

York Community Stadium updates

For more information about the stadium's development:

Also see

York Community Stadium Project Officer

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551460