Wembley is one of the most famous stadiums in the world. It is a world class venue that attracts some of the biggest events in sport, music and entertainment and more than two million visitors per year.
Wembley Stadium re-opened in May 2007 on the same site as the much loved former stadium. The stadium’s 133m high arch has become a new landmark for London and is now instantly recognisable around the world. The new stadium has quickly re-established itself as the home of English football and as the ultimate live event experience. The largest football stadium and the music venue in the UK and with a legendary history Wembley provides a first class experience for fans of football, music and sport. It is the perfect venue to stage and celebrate the world’s most important live events.
Wembley is the home of the England national football team, as well as the FA Cup Final and Semi Finals, The Football League Cup Final, The FA Community Shield, The Football League Play Off Finals and The Rugby Football League Challenge Cup Final. The stadium also regularly hosts other major sporting events including a regular season NFL game and is known worldwide for its epic music concerts.
2011 has been a landmark year for Wembley Stadium. Just two weeks after hosting a hugely successful UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester United and FC Barcelona in May the stadium was again chosen by UEFA to host the prestigious Final in 2013. Take That then staged a record breaking 8 nights of their spectacular Progress tour at Wembley which in total was enjoyed by more than 600,000 fans and smashed the previous Wembley record of seven nights held by Michael Jackson for his 1988 Bad tour. In 2012 Wembley will host the men and women’s football finals of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Wembley Stadium is owned by The Football Association and operated by Wembley National Stadium Limited, part of The FA Group. Located in Wembley in north-west London, the stadium is a public transport destination linked to major international and regional transport routes. It is conveniently accessible through London’s public rail and underground network, and is served by three stations and five train lines.
The stadium has state of the art facilities and has set new standards for visitors and performers. All 90,000 seats in the stadium are spacious, close to the action and enjoy spectacular, uninterrupted views of the action. The stadium’s concourses are wide and airy and easily accessed via lifts, stairs and escalators. Wembley boasts four of the largest restaurants in London and there is a wide selection of food and drink available ranging from fine dining on the Club Wembley members concourse to special deals for football favourites like fish and chips and a pie and a pint. The stadium’s bars are themed to celebrate historic Wembley events and there is a wide selection of event merchandise available from the Stadium Store and the merchandising units located on the stadium concourses.
Other facilities available to fans include dedicated event programme units, plasma screens, cash-machines and more toilets than any other building in the world.
The stadium is fully accessible with sensory assistance available and more than 310 wheelchair spaces across all levels of the stadium.
Wembley is also an exceptional conference and banqueting venue providing outstanding event space, views and facilities.
The Stadium Tour operates all year round. Highlights include the England dressing room, the press conference facilities, the royal box and players tunnel.
As the national stadium Wembley takes its corporate responsibility very seriously and is committed to operating both responsibly and sustainably.
Wembley National Stadium Ltd, Registered Address: Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HA9 0WS Registered in England No. 3388437
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