With the 54,0000 capacity of the former Olympic Stadium already sold out and the extra 6,000 seats announced last week a certainly to sell out too, Claret and Hugh has taken a look at the possible financial windfall from ticket sales in our new 60,000 seated stadium.
An estimated 8,000 seats have been sold at the band 1 price of £899 which equates to £7,193,000. Figures based on estimated migration from West and East stands plus additional plus two’s.
An estimated 8,000 seats have been sold at the band 2 price of £799 which equates to £6,392,000. Figures based estimated migration West & East stands plus additional plus two’s.
An estimated 8,000 seats have been sold at the band 3 price of £599 which equates to £4,792,000.Figures based estimated migration West, Bobby Moore & Sir Trevor Brooking stands plus additional plus two’s.
An estimated 8,000 seats have been sold at the band 4 price of £499 which equates to £3,992,000.Figues based on estimated from migration West, Bobby Moore & Sir Trevor Brooking stands plus additional plus two’s.
8,000 seats at Band 5 price of £289 which equates to £2,231,000. The Club has confirmed they sold 3,000 seats at band 5 already and also that they plan to sell 5,000 more to the waiting list.
8,000 seats for Under 16’s at £99 each have been sold which equates to £792,000. The number of under 16 season tickets sold has also been confirmed by the club.
The 1966 (1966 cushioned seats) sold out at £1,100 each equating to revenue of £2,162,600.
After the sale of approximately 50,000 season tickets there are 10,000 seats remaining, 3,600 of these have been sold to corporate guest leaving approximately 6,400 seats left for general sale of which 3,000 of these will be capped at £30 per game and reserved for away fans generating £1,710,000 over the 19 league games.
The remaining 3,400 seats are reserved to go on general sale to home supporters, a requirement from the premier league. This tickets will be highly sought after and will easily average £50 per seat per game. Over 19 games would bring in an additional £3,230,000 of ticket sales over the season.
Add this all together and you get an estimated £32,494,600 from season tickets per season, up from the £19,936,000 West Ham posted in their 2015 financial accounts (an increase of £12.55m)
These figures just include the 19 Premier League games and Cup games would generate additional revenue.