London Aquatics Centre

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the London Aquatics Centre is one of London’s most iconic venues. It’s also available for hire - for sporting events, Christmas parties, product launches, conferences and a whole lot more.

Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, the award-winning London Aquatics Centre provided the breath-taking backdrop to countless world records and Ellie Simmonds’ dramatic swim into the history books during London 2012.

Today, the London Aquatics Centre is open to the public and is a unique venue for hire in London for corporate events, conferences, meetings, dinners, photoshoots and filming.

Within the London Aquatics Centre itself, there are various function spaces that can hold from 18 people boardroom style up to 250 theatre style. There is also seating for up to 2,800 spectators around the competition pool.

Other options at the London Aquatics Centre include the space poolside next to the Competition Pool, Training Pool and Diving Pool, and even on top of the pool, as the floor can be raised.

The London Aquatics Centre has all the support facilities you would expect from a world-class venue. There are preparation and fully-equipped changing areas, a modern timing system, scoreboard, free Wi-fi and all the production and rigging systems you need to make any event a success.


  • Transport & Directions 

    The London Aquatics Centre is in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London.

    • The nearest underground station is Stratford (10 minute walk)
    • There are plenty of cycle racks outside the Copper Box Arena
    • Stratford International station is just a 10 minute walk away
    • St Pancras International & Kings Cross stations are just seven minutes away by train to Stratford International
    • The M25 is only a 25 minutes drive away. 
  • Car Parking  
     There are 111 Pay & Display parking spaces available at the London Aquatics Centre. It’s recommended that public transport is used to reach the venue. Otherwise, there is plenty of parking available in nearby Westfield.
  • Access  
    The London Aquatics Centre is fully accessible with accessible changing rooms and toilets. There are limited accessible parking spaces available. 

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