Arena on the Isle of Lewis

The harsh weather and long winters of the Western Isles of Scotland led local people to raise money for a multi-purpose indoor arena, sited near Stornoway on the island of Lewis. The community-based Lochside Arena Association chose Shufflebottom to construct their arena complex.


The steel-framed building includes a covered arena 200ft long and 100ft wide, plus stables in a side extension 200ft by 20ft, and a canopy 100ft wide by four metres deep.

Ref: E10120

2012 Lochside Arena 01

The main arena has a height of 14ft to the eaves, and is constructed in ten 20ft bays. The steelwork has a hot-dipped galvanised finish and incorporates the Shufflebottom eaves beam gutter system. Roof cladding is Marley Eternit P6R fibre cement with alternate vented ridges and 120 roof lights. Side cladding is vertical 0.5mm plastic-coated box profile with Ultrazed side rails.

2012 Lochside Arena 02

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