Equipment & Staffing Information

Hirer is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the arena during the event, waste paper baskets will be provided on request.

EQUIPMENT

Aura provides the following equipment as part of the hire agreement:

  • Stage, dimensions 40′ x 32′ with 8′ pa wings
  • Seating, tiered and flat
  • Floor covering

All other event fit-out materials should be provided by the Promoter.

SECURITY PERSONNEL

The Hirer is responsible for the full provision of security personnel for the event.

STAFFING

Aura provides the following staff as part of the hire agreement:

  • Bar staff (minimum 2no.)
  • Reception Staff (minimum 1no.)
  • Operations Manager / Duty Manager or Events Manager (1no.)

Optional staff (at additional cost):

  • Ushers
  • Hostess (VIP Area)
  • Ticket Check Personnel
  • Production Staff

The number of venue staff on duty will be agreed in consultation with the Hirer. Events personnel such as electrician, maintenance staff, crew and security should be provided by the Promoter.

Arena Layouts

Concert Seating

Cabaret Seating

Standing (with pit)

Standing

Boxing/Wrestling

Dressing Rooms

Electrical Specification

POWER & SOCKETS

The maximum electrical load in the events hall is 100 amps (3 phase). Where electricity supply in excess of 100 amps is required, a generator will be necessary (supplied at promoter’s expense). The following list of electrical outlets are available in the Events Hall:

Location Electrical Outlet Quantity
Stage Area Recessed enclosure containing:

  • 1no 62 amp, 3-phase socket
  • 1no 32 amp, 3-phase socket
  • 1no 32 amp, single phase socket
2
Perimeter Walls 13 amp socket 10
Viewing Balcony
  • 3no. 16 amp outlet
  • 13 amp twin socket
  • 2
  • 1

 

NOTE

Disarming of the fire detection system for special effects (e.g. smoke machine) is subject to approval from the Fire Dept. In this instance, the Promoter will be required to provide a stand-by electrician.

Electrical Operating Equipment

EVENTS HALL

The Hall is covered by a deaf loop induction system to cater for people with hearing impairments. Please note however that this system will be switched off for TV recordings due to static interference.

All windows have electrically operated Roller Shutters controlled via key switches in a localised recessed enclosure box.

Basketball nets in the Events Hall are electrically raised & lowered via key switches.

PA SYSTEM

A public address system for all areas of the venue is located, and controlled from, the reception area.

SECURITY

The house communications system, alarm systems, CCTV and access control panels are all located in the reception area.

Lighting & Roof Specification

LIGHTING – EVENTS HALL

The lighting system in the Events Hall is controlled from the reception area. This is a non-dim system and comprises of:

  • 300A lighting control panel c/w power connectors are located in store 2 (power to control panel via hired generator at time of event).

Note: follow spot equipment is not supplied by the venue, however a spot balcony is located opposite the stage should the Promoter wish to hire and operate equipment.

ROOF SPECIFICATION

The standard steelwork in the hall roof is designed to support loads for stage rigging.

Each of the 8 No Primary Trusses on Gridlines G to P have been designed to support stage lighting/equipment loads as indicated in Figures 1 and 2.

Load Cases indicated in Figures 1 and 2 are exclusive i.e. No truss should be subject to a combination of these loads. Loads should be applied to the node points on the Primary Roof Trusses as indicated. No loads should be applied to Secondary Truss steel members.

Loads indicated are unfactored working loads which may be applied. No drilling or cutting of additional fixing holes is permitted.

Stage & Backstage

Hirer is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the arena during the event, waste paper baskets will be provided on request.

STAGE

Aura has a stage available for hire which is 40′ wide x 32′ deep (118 m2) with 8’x 8′ (5.76 m2) pa wings on either side.

This is a multi-height stage comprising of 8′ x 8′ (2.4m x 2.4m) Roll n Set units and 4′ x 8′ (1.2m x 2.4m) decks that can be bridged in all directions

DRESSING ROOMS

The following dressing room facilities are adjacent to the Events Hall:

  • 2 no. 26m2 changing rooms with toilet and shower facilities
  • 1 no. 33m2 changing room with toilet and shower facilities
  • 1 no. 34m2 changing room with toilet and shower facilities
  • 2 no. 40m2 changing rooms with toilet and shower facilities

Note: the dressing of backstage facilities/changing rooms is at the Promoter’s own discretion and expense.

Washing machine and tumble dryer points are available, however equipment is hired at the Promoter’s expense (available locally).

PRODUCTION

Load-In & Parking

Trucks can unload at the dedicated production entrance which provides direct access into the events hall, and they can remain parked on site in the area adjacent. An area for staff car parking is also provided at the venue.

Production Office No. 1

A dedicated production office (40m2) is available on the first floor, equipped with:

  • Wi-fi internet access
  • 1no. telephone line
  • 2no. electrical points
  • Boardroom table and 12no. leather chairs
  • Waste paper basket

Production Office No. 2

A smaller downstairs room (33m2) can also be used as an office or ticket box area, equipped with:

  • Wi-fi internet access
  • 1no. telephone line
  • 2no. electrical points
  • Table and chairs
  • Waste paper basket