About The SSE Arena, Wembley
The SSE Arena, Wembley (formerly known as Wembley Arena) is the UK’s most iconic entertainment venue. With a rich history that goes back to its days as the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, the building has played host to numerous events including the 1948 and 2012 Olympics
Now, almost 80 years since its opening in 1934, the venue now boasts a £35 million refurbishment and a winning partnership with SSE. The famous stage has been graced by the likes of Madonna, David Bowie, The Who, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, Prince, and even The Beatles and Rolling Stones who shared the same bill.
Despite being synonymous with live music, The SSE Arena, Wembley has cemented its status as a sporting venue to rival its neighbouring Stadium. Adding to a glowing reputation for ice shows, the venue has hosted TNA Wrestling, Snooker Finals, Premier League Darts, Indoor Hockey Finals and the International Strongman Championships in recent years. Not to mention the scores of family and comedy shows the Arena has to offer.
The SSE Arena, Wembley can be easily reached by three underground lines and an overland route as well as by bus. With fantastic travel links (only 20 minutes by tube from Bond Street station), this is truly the heart of London's entertainment industry.
Arena Square is perfectly nestled between the entrances to two iconic buildings, Wembley Stadium and The SSE Arena, Wembley. Arena Square is equivalent in size to Leicester Square and features Europe's largest interactive fountain, music and lighting display. The multi-coloured light show, at night illuminates the North, South and East facades of the Arena, accentuating architecture and entertaining visitors. Arena Square is home to the Square of Fame which holds handprints of famous artists who have played here
It is also a convenient place to grab a bite to eat and drink from 5 Star Catering units before your next concert or sporting event.
For more details on Arena Square please click here
About Wembley Park
Wembley Park has a long history and a bright future.
Already in place are the first 500 homes, ranging from studio apartments through to three bedroom duplexes with stunning roof terraces overlooking the Stadium.
Work has also been completed on a 660-bedroom student accommodation building and 361-bedroom 4* Hilton Hotel, which features a Sky Bar on the top two floors with views across Wembley and Arena Square. This brand new, state of the art hotel is now up and running. for more, please see here
Late in 2011, construction of the only designer shopping outlet within the M25 began. This 350,000 sq ft retail and leisure hub is now open and is located next to the new hotel and homes. It will offer high quality restaurants, bars and a nine screen cinema alongside superb designer and high street brand names at exceptional prices. You can find out more about the LDO here: http://www.london-designer-outlet.com/
For more information about Wembley Park please click here
About Wembley Stadium
The venue of legends.
Wembley Stadium is England’s National football stadium located in Wembley Park, in the Borough of Brent, London, England. It opened in 2007 and was built on the site of the previous 1923 Wembley Stadium. The earlier Wembley stadium, originally called the Empire Stadium, was often referred to as "The Twin Towers" and was one of the world's most famous football stadiums until its demolition in 2003.
The 90,000-capacity venue is the second largest stadium in Europe, and serves as England's national stadium. It is the home venue of the England national football team, and hosts the latter stages of the top level domestic club cup competition, the FA Cup. It is owned by English football's governing body, The Football Association (The FA), through their subsidiary Wembley National Stadium Ltd (WNSL).
The Hilton Hotel, Wembley
Located right next door to us - the Hilton London Wembley hotel is the perfect place to stay for events at The SSE Arena, Wembley
Just 20 minutes from central London and 45 minutes from London Heathrow Airport you are in easy reach of all that the city has to offer. Check-in to your bright and airy guest room at this hotel and stay connected thanks to WiFi internet access. Relax in the easy chair and watch a movie on the LCD TV.
Step-up to an Executive Room or a suite and you can experience a range of special touches including exclusive access to the Executive Lounge where you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast and complimentary refreshments.
TGI Fridays and Sugar Mill Desserts
Looking for somewhere to eat and drink before an event here? Well, as well as our in house restaurant, this is also a brand new TGI Friday's located right next door to the Arena. For more info see HERE. Also, on the south side of the building is the lovely Sugar Mill Desserts, who you can find out about HERE
AXS - The SSE Arena, Wembley's ticket partners
Developed and operated by AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, AXS is a new entertainment platform that serves as AEG’s primary consumer brand. The first phase of AXS provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues.
The user-friendly ticketing and entertaining platform that is redefining the live event consumer experience through innovations, such as AXS Invite and AXS Waiting Room that benefit both ticket buyers and venues.
Additional elements include a mobile service launching this year and a video content service that is now in development. For more information on AXS, please visit www.axs.com.