A host of the goalball, pentathlon fencing and handball during the 2012 Games, the Copper Box Arena is one of London’s most multi-functional and versatile indoor venues. It offers a gym, group exercise classes, state-of-the-art sports hall, and even a cafe. The site boasts retractable seating for up to 7,500 guests, hosts different sports activities and is a home for a number of local clubs. Nowadays it is a major venue for everything from pop concerts to heavyweight boxing matches.
The Copper Box Arena is located at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and is easily accessible by any transport you please to choose.
By train and tube: the closest underground stations are Stratford (15-minute walk) and Hackney Wick (5-minute walk). In case you are travelling by train, Stratford International station is just a 10-minute walk away from the Copper Box Arena.
By bus: for those who travels to the venue by bus, there is a bus stop right outside the Copper Box Arena (stops M & N), serviced by a bus route 388, running from Stratford bus station to Blackfriars station (every ten minutes).
By car: Copper Box Arena is located pretty close to the major road. Motorway M25 is only a 25 minutes drive away.
The venue offers its own free car park for the visitors; however, the parking is limited. The administration of the place suggests checking the availability before your arrival. The car park offers designated parking area for blue badge holders.
International: the best way to get to the Copper Box Arena from the Heathrow International Airport is by car. Your journey will take approximately an hour via A40, or you can take an alternative route via N Circular Road.
Access for people with special needs
The venue is fully accessible, which includes accessible toilets, changing rooms, lifts and ramps.