Built to host London 2012, the former Olympic Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Stadium is home to West Ham United in the Premier League, to UK Athletics as well as playing host to global entertainers in concerts through the summer months. We have hosted the Rugby World Cup, The Race of Champions and the RFL Four Nations, and have commitment to serve as the heart of the local community.

We’re proud to call Stratford our home with unsurpassed transport links from Stratford, Stratford International, Pudding Mill Lane and Hackney Wick stations. 


Stadium features include:

  • 57,000 seats in football mode with the potential to increase capacity to 60,000

  • UEFA ‘Category Four’ stadium status

  • 80,000 capacity for concerts including free-flow between the field of play and lower tier

  • The longest cantilevered roof in the world

  • Adjacent community track managed by our globally renowned grounds team

  • 35 catering outlets

  • 428 wheelchair viewing spaces

  • Hospitality lounges and executive boxes with a combined capacity of 3600

  • Re-configurable lower-tier seating that brings football fans closer to the action while providing the flexibility to reveal additional floor space for concerts and athletics

  • 58 trains per hour from Stratford

  • Served by 20 bus routes




Working for London Stadium 185: Operators of London Stadium

Help shape the ongoing development of one of the countries most iconic venues, with a year-round calendar boasting Premier League football, world athletics events, concerts and more.

Become part of a dynamic working environment at London Stadium, in an environment where excellence is the norm.

Our strategy is to recruit, develop and retain outstanding people.


Current vacancies:

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You can view our current vacancies and download/request information by clicking on the appropriate link.

Please return your CV and completed cover letter to with the job title as the subject.  If you submit your application by email, there is no need to submit a hard copy as well.

We will shortlist as soon as possible following the closing date and, regardless of the outcome, write to let you know the status of your application.

Please be aware that applications will not be accepted after the closing date.


Equal Opportunities:

London Stadium 185 and its partners are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sectors of our community.


Working for our Partners:

Please visit the Stadium Operators section of the London Stadium webiste for more information regarding our partners. From catering staff to cleaners and stewards, we offer a wide range of opportunities to join the London Stadium team.

Opportunities with VINCI Facilities

Opportunities with Delaware North 






The Stadium is owned by the E20 STADIUM LLP, a joint venture between the London Legacy Development Corporation and Newham Legacy Investments (a company wholly owned by Newham Council)



The London Legacy Development Corporation promotes and delivers physical, social, economic and environmental regeneration in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area, in particular by maximising the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is a place unlike any other. Spread across 560 acres of beautiful parklands with historic waterways, famous sporting venues and a vibrant arts and events programme. At the Park’s centre sits the former Olympic Stadium, a world-class, multi-use venue that will play host to Premier League football, concerts and international athletics and, coming soon, The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit. As the new heart of east London, the Park will provide future homes, jobs and an unrivalled education and cultural district housing Sadler’s Wells, V&A East, UAL’s London College of Fashion and UCL East.

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The London Borough of Newham is a London borough formed from the former Essex county boroughs of West Ham and East Ham, within east London. It is situated 5 miles (8 km) east of the City of London, and is north of the River Thames. Newham was one of the six host boroughs for the 2012 Summer Olympics and contains most of the Olympic Park including the Olympic Stadium.

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Transforming the Stadium after London 2012


A year of events at London Stadium in 2015




London stadium

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