Knightswood BMX Track
Just a few weeks after the closing ceremony of the successful 2014 commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It was announced that Glasgow, Scotland would play host to the world once more as they were chosen to hold the European Championships for the very first time in 2018.
Glasgow 2018 was a multi-sport event which took place in Glasgow , Scotland, United Kingdom. The event hosted 3,843 elite level athletes from 53 countries competing in 187 events across 7 sports.
The Glasgow 2018 event included BMX racing and as such required a state of the art Olympic standard BMX race track. After identifying Knightswood park as the ideal site with fantastic access and a close to the city location. Clark and Kent Contractors were appointed as specialist design consultants , working closely with Glasgow 2018, Glasgow life , UEC and the UCI over a number of detailed design workshops in Glasgow City centre during 2017.
Construction started and working through challenging weather condition the project was delivered on time and budget and has produced some of the best racing the city had ever seen, and crowned the new European champion in Bmx.