The UK’s first centre of excellence in ice sports, The National Ice Centre has two Olympic-sized rinks (60m x30m) and on opening was the National Headquarters for the British Ice Hockey Association, the National Ice Skating Association and the Regional Centre for Speed Skating.

The center provides top class facilities and coaching staff for a whole range of ice sports from Free Skating and Ice Dance to Synchronized skating, ice hockey and Short Track Speed Skating.

As well as boasting two Olympic sized ice pads the National Ice Centre is home to Capital FM Arena Nottingham. The arena is the East Midlands hottest concert venue hosting live music and sporting entertainment to audiences of up to 10,000 people and including a new public square which has been promoted as ‘a significant example of urban regeneration’.

DQI was used to get the joint involvement of the client and contractors in the design development and extensive consultation with the local community.