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2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup: Durban, KZN: Business Plan Dr. Michael Sutcliffe - City Manager : EThekwini Ms. Julie-May Ellingson - Head : Strategic Projects.

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1 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup: Durban, KZN: Business Plan Dr. Michael Sutcliffe - City Manager : EThekwini Ms. Julie-May Ellingson - Head : Strategic Projects and 2010 Programme, EThekwini

2 Background  Province and city adopted a “2010 and beyond” strategy which will ensure we take full advantage of 2010 FIFA World Cup to firmly establish ourselves as Africa’s premier sporting, conference and tourism centre.  KZN Provincial government is focused in particular on areas such as sports development, economic development opportunities, tourism, arts, culture.  Host cities responsible primarily for delivery of the necessary infrastructure including transport, ICT, bulk services as well as marketing issues in the host cities  Host stadia responsible for delivery of stadia and related precinct infrastructure  Legacy Infrastructure in EThekwini to include: New Stadium and Kings Park Sports Precinct developments (High performance centre, tennis, Indoor centre, Station, Sports retail centre); Training field upgrades, Dube Trade Port and King Shaka Airport; Major Highways and Roadways; Public Transport; Tourism Infrastructure; ICT development; Urban regeneration  “Durban, KZN” is brand we are using for Host City

3 KINGS PARK SPORTS AND RECREATION DEVELOPMENT PLAN CONCEPT SPATIAL PLAN 1. Cricket2. Hotel/sports fields3. Baseball/Softball 4. Hotel/sports accommodation5. People’s Park & u/g Parking5/A. Potential Training Fields 6. Football/athletics7. Proposed railway station8. Aquatics 9. Rugby10.Athletics11. Archery 12. Cycling13. High performance centre14. Indoor sports centre 15. Tennis16. Equestrian17A/B. Golf/trails 18. Canoeing19. A1 Racing PMG note: map not included, please

4 1. King Senzangakhona Stadium   World class Seater World Class stadium to host semi-final.   Capable of being expanded to accommodate future Olympics   Multifunctional without compromising activity of football.   Financially viable: maximising potential income streams while minimising financial drain on city   Best concept at the best price   Bulk earthworks and piling procurement: Aug 06 – Sep 06   Principle building contract procurement: Aug 06 – Nov 06   Bulk earthworks and piling: Oct 06 – Jan 07   Main seating bowl structure: Nov 06 – Mar 08   Roof construction: Nov 06 – Oct 08   Pitch: Jul 08– Oct 08   Wet trades, services and finishes: Jan 08 – Nov 08   External works: Jan 08 – Nov 08   Completion and handover: Sep 08 – Dec 08 PMG note: graphics not included, please

5 Stadium update  Ahead of schedule  Old Stadium demolished  Land assembly for underground parking underway  Piling contracts being finalised  Main Construction Contract at advanced stage PMG note: graphics not included, please

6 2. Stadium Precinct  People’s Park and Hero’s walk  Underground Parking  Pedestrianisation of Walter Gilbert Road  Imbizo Place  Pedestrianised link NMR to Beach  Resurfacing NMR Road  FIFA Precinct Costs  Road Improvements  Sports Precinct Service Road  Kings Park Railway Station PMG note: graphics not included, please

7 3. Transport  Nkosi Albert Luthuli Public Transport Lanes  Inner City Distribution System (People Mover)  Warwick Junction Infrastructure  Park and Ride  King Shaka Airport Service Infrastructure  Public Transport Call centre  Western Freeway Rehabilitation  Intelligent Transport Systems Traffic Management  Road network CCTV Monitoring and Surveillance  Area Traffic Control  Non-Motorised Transport (pedestrian/ cycle paths) PMG note: map not included, please

8 People Mover  Begins in late 2006 with a bus based system, 16 hours a day, fixed route, every 10 mins or so.  Buses built and process underway to train drivers, ambassadors, etc.  Feasibility into Tram-based system completed and could implement for 2010 PMG note: map not included, please

9 Warwick Junction Infrastructure  Gateway into city  Highest number of number of road deaths/ accidents  Opportunity to significantly improve face of public transport  Multi-modal transport and retail hub PMG note: graphics not included, please

10 4. Training Venues  Process underway to identify which stadia will be upgraded as legacy to host PSL- level games  Suggested stadia: SJ Smith Stadium Chatsworth Stadium Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium King Zwelithini Stadium Princess Magogo Stadium PMG note: graphics not included, please

11 5. Fan fests   Success of EThekwini’s Beach Parties held for major conferences will be built upon   Ideal opportunity from Blue Lagoon along beachfront to Country Club Beach (area robust and for the most part serviced) PMG note: graphics not included, please

12 6. Support Infrastructure  Increasing bulks Water Electricity Sewers Etc. PMG note: graphics not included, please

13 7. ICT  Have extensive Fibre Optic, Power and Wireless capacity  Some public buildings already wireless. Being expanded.  Fibre optic into stadium and ICC  Stadia upgrades and Hot spots being worked on  MOUs with TELKOM, SITA  Possible site for International Broadcast centre. Have had regular international broadcasts from city  ICT Strategy links into city’s connectivity and accessibility strategy  eThekwini well ahead in terms of addressing bandwidth needs  Overall ICT Strategy is to leave a legacy of connectivity and accessibility PMG note: graphics not included, please

14 Possible International Broadcast Centre (IBC)  Criteria for bidding to host IBC not yet provided  Durban well placed to be IBC due to existing infrastructure  Decision will however depend on overall cost (incl. loss of revenue from ICC) PMG note: graphics not included, please

15 8. Accommodation  Over 20 hotels within 5 kilometres of ground  < 10 minutes from stadium over 8000 beds (3-5 star)  <30 minutes from stadium: over 630 tourism establishments  At least 10 New hotels in process of construction and number of others in approval phase  <2.5 hours from stadium: wider range for all tourism requirements  Campsites PMG note: graphics not included, please

16 9. Tourism  Tourist Information Centres  Training Tour Guides in Foreign Languages  Improving the depth of literature eg. City maps, what’s on, public transport maps,  Literature in different languages and volunteers being available  Opening hours of tourist facilities and attractions are going to be extended  Shopping experience needs to be prioritized  Tourism friendly strategies  Information Kiosks  Accreditation of Accommodation  Training Courses PMG note: graphics not included, please

17 Beach Tourism  Beach Products: Blue flags (Umhlanga, South, Addington, Ansteys, Bay of Plenty), pilots (Westbrook Beach, Umhloti Beach, Bronze Beach, Country Club Beach, Battery Beach, North Beach, Amanzimtoti Main Beach), Artificial reef  Beach interface (Centres of excellence, e.g. Beach café, beach activity areas, surveillance and open space opportunities, segmentation, etc.)  Integrated eventing  Beachfront regeneration PMG note: graphics not included, please

18 10.Marketing, communication and signage  One brand: “Durban, KwaZulu-Natal”  Tourism directional signage  Marketing and communications PMG note: graphics not included, please

19 11. City Beautification  Public Realm Upgrade  Upgrade Priority Transportation Corridors  Precinct upgrade around training venues  Beach upgrades PMG note: graphics not included, please

20 12. Health  FOOD INTEGRITY: SA’s most experienced city in dealing with this important aspect SA’s most experienced city in dealing with this important aspect  HOSPITALS AND CLINICS Provincial Hospitals = 14 Provincial Hospitals = 14 Private Hospitals = 15 Private Hospitals = hour Clinics = hour Clinics = Disaster management management  FIRE 21 fire stations plus two approved additional 79 specialised vehicles  DISASTER MANAGEMENT Disaster Management Centre Experience in major event co-ordination

21 14. FIFA Events  FIFA Events  Events leading to 2010  Host cities need composite list of all 2010 related events so as to plan appropriately and ensure level of equity PMG note: graphics not included, please

22 15. Safety and security  Liaison with National Authority: most experienced city in holding international conferences and events and hence excellent working relationship among forces  National/Provincial approach required  Joint Operations Venue/Disaster Management Control Centre  Venue Operations Centre  Capital equipment and CCTV  Fire and Emergency Services PMG note: graphics not included, please

23 16. Volunteers Critical to the success of the event and so starting to work on best caseCritical to the success of the event and so starting to work on best case Language skills importantLanguage skills important Age and maturity of volunteers importantAge and maturity of volunteers important Have a number of pilots underwayHave a number of pilots underway 17. Environmental rehabilitation 18. Waste Management 19. Compensation 20. Protocol

24 2010 and Beyond Eventing strategy  Have to build towards 2010 and ensure sustainability thereafter  Events provide platform to do this: FIFA Events FIFA Events FIFA Beach soccer African qualifiers (September 06/07) FIFA Beach soccer African qualifiers (September 06/07) A1 Rally (Feb ) A1 Rally (Feb ) Clipper (07-08) Clipper (07-08) International Rugby events International Rugby events Zulu Rally and World Rally Championships (07-08) Zulu Rally and World Rally Championships (07-08) FIFA Beach soccer World Cup Final (09) FIFA Beach soccer World Cup Final (09) Confederations Cup (09) Confederations Cup (09) Soccer World Cup 2010 (Semi-final) Soccer World Cup 2010 (Semi-final) FINA 2011 FINA 2011 Commonwealth Games? Commonwealth Games? Olympic Games? Olympic Games? PMG note: graphics not included, please

25 Critical issues  Single entry point for Government  Role definition  Legislation  Funding: direct flows  Procurement  Special measures for land transfers for 2010 requirements

26 THANK-YOU


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