The O2 Arena

Coordinates: 51°30′10″N 0°00′12″E / 51.5029°N 0.0032°E / 51.5029; 0.0032
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The O2 Arena
The O2 Arena, view from S W India Dock Entrance, January 2013
Full nameThe O2 Arena
Former namesNorth Greenwich Arena (during the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics)
LocationGreenwich Peninsula
London, SE10
Coordinates51°30′10″N 0°00′12″E / 51.5029°N 0.0032°E / 51.5029; 0.0032
Public transitLondon Underground North Greenwich
OwnerHomes and Communities Agency
OperatorAnsco Arena Limited (AEG Live) Europe
Opened24 June 2007
ArchitectHOK Sport Now POPULOUS [2]
Structural engineerBuro Happold
Services engineerM-E Engineers Ltd.[3]
General contractorSir Robert McAlpine

The O2 Arena, also known as the O2, is an indoor arena in the centre of the O2 entertainment center on the Greenwich Peninsula in southeast London. It opened in 2007. It has the second-highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the United Kingdom.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 White, Dominic (15 April 2008). "The Lemon Dome That Was Transformed into O2's Concert Crown". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
  2. "Transforming a tent into the World's favourite venue". Populous. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  3. O2 Arena – ME Engineers Archived 24 November 2017 at the Wayback Machine