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The Stadium

The Park’s most recognisable venue, the Stadium is a magnificent arena that has been designed to host world-class events long into the future.

From 2016, the Stadium becomes the new home of West Ham United FC and the National Competition Centre for athletics in the UK, as well as a major venue for other sporting events. It will be open all year round for visitor tours, arts and cultural events, conferences and music concerts!

But you don't have to wait until 2016 to experience the majesty of this iconic arena as it will host a number of high-profile events this year! Having already hosted some of the most memorable nights in sporting history during the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Stadium is set to provide the stage for a spectacular series of sports fixtures including:


What's on offer?

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    Watch live football

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    See elite athletics first hand

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    Experience live music events

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    Take a tour of this iconic landmark

From 2016, the Stadium will become the home of West Ham United, but before then it will host a number of international events including the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Find out how the Stadium will develop over the next few years.

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The centrepiece of the Park during the unforgettable London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Stadium was the scene of many iconic sporting moments.

The Stadium also played to host to the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Building a new Olympic Stadium is a huge proposition, and the opportunity to create a truly iconic landmark for east London was at the heart of London’s Olympic bid. Read about the iconic design of the Stadium, as well as its sustainability and accessibility features.

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