Crown Princess cuts the first turf for Arenastaden in Solna

Kronprinsessan tar först spadtaget för Arenastaden-projektet i Solna. Foto: David Sica/StellaPictures

The Crown Princess cutting the first turf for the Arenastaden project in Solna. Photo: David Sica/StellaPictures

On Monday 7 December, The Crown Princess cut the first turf to mark the start of construction on the Arenastaden project in Solna.
Arenastaden will house the Swedbank Arena, Sweden's new national football arena, and function as a venue for other major events.

Arenastaden will also include flats, hotels, offices and a shopping centre and events venue, with 230 shops, restaurants, cinemas and cafés spread across three floors in an area of 120,000 square metres .