A quick guide to the Wembley Stadium and Arena


The London borough of Brent is located in the north-west of London and is home to the Wembley Stadium and the Wembley Arena. These venues are huge and have seen some of the world’s biggest sporting events, concerts and names make history.

Both venues are only minutes apart.

When staying at the Park Grand Court Hotel London, always keep an eye on what’s happening at Wembley.

Wembley Arena

The original 1934 building (that had seen the likes of David Bowie, The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd perform) was renovated at the start of the 21st century into one of the largest indoor venues for music, comedy and other live acts in the UK – seating up to 12,500 people.

Wembley Arena has and will always be a landmark venue for all historic live entertainment events.

Wembley Stadium

After it’s reconstruction in the mid-2000s, this football stadium was reopened in 2007 and is designed to hold a capacity of 90,000. Top football teams have battled it out, and events such as the FA Cup final have excited and shaken football fans over the past decade within the impressive design of the Wembley Stadium.

Wembley stadium, Brent, London, UK

A must see for any sports fan.

Transport to Wembley

It’s easy to get to both Wembley Arena and Wembley Stadium venues.

Wembley is host to several transport stations only moments away from these venues.

Wembley Park tube station is connected to both the Jubilee and Metropolitan tube lines.

There is also the Wembley Central Tube Station which is on the Bakerloo Line but can also be accessed via the London Overground and Southern main line trains.

What else to do in Wembley

Before seeing your favorite band perform or your football team play, you may want to go out for a meal or visit a bar.

Are there other things to do in Wembley whilst you prep yourself for a life changing concert or match?

Like anywhere in London, Wembley is host to several tantalising restaurants and chic bars and pubs.

Also it’s a great place to celebrate and party after you’ve visited Wembley Stadium or Arena!