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Arena bowl during the Castrol Xtreme Auto Show (c.2005)
|Former names||MTN Sundome (1998–2001)|
The Dome at Northgate (2001–04)
Coca-Cola Dome (2004–15)
|Address||Northumberland Rd and Olievenhout Ave|
2161 South Africa
|Location||Northgate Shopping Centre|
|Operator||Reed Venue Management|
|Capacity||13,000 fully seated with 19,328 seated/standing capacity|
|Opened||8 April 1998|
|Architect||Bentel Abramson & Partners|
|Project manager||BMR Partnership|
|Structural engineer||Lillicrap Crutchfield|
|Main contractors||Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon|
Ticketpro Dome (originally known as the MTN Sundome) is an event venue located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The seating capacity is approximately 20,000 and covers about 11,000 square metres. The Dome opened on 8 April 1998 with a concert by Diana Ross in front of a 15,000 strong audience. Nelson Mandela made a surprise appearance on stage during the official opening.
The Ticketpro Dome is situated adjacent to Northgate Shopping Centre on the corner of Olievenhout Avenue and Northumberland Road, in the suburb North Riding, a short distance west of the N1/Western Bypass highway.
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