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Copper Box Arena - Gym Closure - Saturday 20th August

Sports Events

Hire the Box that Rocks


The Copper Box Arena is a world-class sporting venue. 

After staging events during London 2012, today the Copper Box Arena is home to numerous international sporting fixtures. The venue offers versatile sports configurations making it possible to play everything from a single match to a major tournament, one sport or several, all at once.

Now the third-largest arena in London, the Copper Box Arena can accommodate up to 7,500 spectators.   

The arena has all the support facilities you would expect, including fully-equipped changing areas, first-class sound system, and modern control and production facilities.


Seating capacities


Main Auditorium 

Standing & Seated  4,500 - 6,500 
Seated  5,500
Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts  7,500 
Basketball, netball & handball  6,000 


Field of play configurations


Arena division

Badminton  10
Basketball 3
Handball/futsal 3
Volleyball  3
Netball 3
  • Total area divisible into three halls using sport curtains
  • Central show court for basketball, handball, netball and futsal

Venue Specifications

60m x 40m arena with fixed auditorium seating Junckers wooden sprung floor
 Concourse areas overlooking the field of play 40m x 20m Back of house area for loading/unloading and production
 Roof rigging points for production  Venue mother grid rigging system
 LED videoboards Queuing control barriers outside of the venue
 Venue house lighting - including HD sports lights  House PA system for announcements
 Four team-style changing areas  Two sport-style locker/referee rooms with showers
 On site gym  Office space for event production
 Power, heating, cooling and water  Dedicated event entrance
 Free Wifi 1Gbps inbound and 1Gbps outbound  

Venue details

Venue opening times

  • Monday - Friday 0700 - 2200
  • Saturday - Sunday 0700 - 1700



  • Adapted for wheelchairs
    Adapted for wheelchairs
  • Disabled toilet
    Disabled toilet
  • Accessible Parking
    Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Changing
    Accessible Changing
  • Lift
View Disabled Go access guide for the Copper Box Arena

Find us

  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • London
  • E20 3HB
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