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The Monte Carlo Specifications | Portable Stadium Tiered Seating

The Monte Carlo Specifications Portable Stadium Tiered Seating

Tiered Demountable Seating

This modular seating system is ideal for Arena’s, Auditoriums, Theatres and other Facilities where a sophisticated flexible seating solution is required.

The sophistication of Monte Carlo includes:

  • Upholstered seating
  • Plastic or powder coated frame work to avoid glare
  • Carpeted Walkways

Layout configurations can incorporate corners, control positions, lighting towers, purpose-built rear or side stair cases and Hospitality Boxes.

Technical Spefication - Suppport System

  • The Starena system has a seating deck supported by a series of triangulated structures with parallel beams running front to rear and no redundant members. The essential simplicity of the design enables rapid installation and dismantling. The beams running from front to back are referred to as ‘Spines’ and are at 1.5m intervals.
  • The inclined beam members of the spine are 125 x 75 x 3mm rhs. The beam is fabricated and joined using a bolted male-female connection.
  • The triangular frames which support the deck have welded joints and support the beam through a saddle arrangement. A bolt is used to provide a pin connection. All members of the triangular frame are 50 x 50 x 2.5mm rhs. The triangular frames are not vertical being inclined at 7 degrees.
  • The horizontal members providing a connection between the bases of the triangular structure are steel straps, which are interlocked using a steel stud that fits through a clearance hole in the adjoining strap. The stud also provides a location for the triangular base frame. The legs of the triangle are left open and are located over the stud, thus providing a horizontal restraint.
  • All understructure steel members are hot-dipped galvanised for extended life protection as well as being colour coded for ease of future installation.
  • All seating upper structure steel members (including hand rails) are hot-dipped galvanised with options of powder, or thermo plastic coating.
  • The System is available in a nominal 150 or 300mm rise, with a 900mm platform width.

Design Criteria

  • The occupancy class is public assembly, as specified in AS1170-Part 1-1981.
  • Live Loading of 4k N/M2 for fixed seating.
  • Live Loading of 5k N/M2 for gangways, stairs and landings.
  • Bracing is designed to support 5% of the vertical load to accommodate spectator induced horizontal surge loads as specified in BS5973-1981.

In addition for outdoor application, wind load considerations are specified in AS1170-Part 2-1983 have been considered.


  • The standard walkway system is made from 18mm exterior grade plywood, sealed and finished with an embossed slip resistant finish.
  • Surface slip resistant even when wet.
  • Edges sealed with acrylic resin against moisture absorption.
  • Fire resistant to FI and DIN Standard.

Aisle Lights

  • Are available as an option.


  • Available as an option for Walkways.
  • The carpet specified is ‘Kenstrong’ heavy duty, indoor/outdoor commercial carpet.


  • Extremely durable.
  • Excellent colour-fastness. Kenstrong’s melt-coloured polypropylene achieves 7-8 on the Blue Wool 1-8 Scale.
  • Not affected by wet conditions. Kenstrong polypropylene cannot rot and will not in itself promote the growth of pathogenic organisms, mildew or fungi. Kenstrong cannot cause obnoxious odours under wet conditions.
  • Resists static build-up. Level of static electricity below human sensitivity level.
  • Resists soiling, easy to maintain. Top resistance to water-based stains.
  • Sound absorbing.
  • Spread Flame Index Zero.


  • The seat specified in this submission is an Albany Arena Tip-Up - Stadia Seat- other seat options are available.

Features Of The System

  • Truly portable system, which is easily handled. No individual piece is too heavy to be carried by one person.
  • Proven system used extensively throughout the U.K., Europe and Australia.
  • Straight forward rapid installation and dismantling for which unskilled labour can be used.
  • Does not require a perfectly flat level surface or specially prepared ground, thus saving on preparation time and cost.
  • Excellent stackability and storage capability. Seats when dismantled take up a relatively small volume, i.e. one 12m container can store 600 seats complete with supporting structure.
  • Strong, robust design, meeting all safety, weight and loading standards, yet relatively light floor loadings.
  • Long life due to quality design and hot-dipped galvanised or powder or thermo plastic finish.
  • Easily and readily adapted to different module seating configurations. The Starena system is unique in that it can provide corner seating to make use of all available space. The smallest module involved just 12 seats and can be built in 2 directions in blocks of 3 seats.
  • If more seats are required at any time, the system can be added to very easily.