London's Football Stadiums Sightseeing Tour Day Excursion
Our partner: Tourope UK Ltd
Our partner: Tourope UK Ltd
This tour is sightseeing only so there will be no interior visits. Our tour will begin with Wembley Stadium where you will see the iconic stadium and you will be able to enter the official stores and purchase official products. You will then travel by tube to London Stadium, the home of West Ham Football Club. After a lunch break in London’s biggest shopping centre Stratford Westfield or alternatively we shall have our lunch to go to save some time, you will visit Arsenal’s nest Emirates Stadium on the east end. For those keen on aviation, it would be great fun to check the Emirates Aviation Experience. Time to get on a cable car that will take you to the other side of River Thames for the final destination. You will admire the view of east London from the sky and skyline. Our final stop would be Stamford Bridge Football Stadium, Chelsea’s home in Fulham. Here you will learn the story of the construction and The Wall !.
Wembley Stadium was built on the same site to replace an ancient, identical-name building in the borough of Brent in north-western London, England, At its completion in 2007, the modern Wembley became the largest stadium in the UK with a capacity of 90,000 seats. It runs by a Football Association affiliate which is used for football, soccer, sporting, music, events and activities. In 1923, the first Wembley Stadium was designed to host the British Empire Exhibition from 1924 to 1925. This was the largest venue of the Olympics in London in 1948 and the stadium remained in service until 2000. The new and the most modern version of the stadium started to be constructed in 2002. The architects included the English group Foster + Partners and HOK Sports Venue (now known as Populous) experts from the American stadium. In March 2007, the new glorious stadium opened. Wembley Stadium is the art of massive engineering. It’s almost circular with 3,280 feet (1 km) circumference. A massive arch that is the main support of the ceiling is the most striking architectural element which can be seen even from the London Eye. The arch is 133 metres long and 22° from the perpendicular. The elevation of the arch is massive 133 feet. The movable roof of the stadium is not completely shut so that all seats can be covered.
The London Stadium was formerly known as Olympic Stadium and The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was built for the 2012 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Paralympics as the track and field venue, as well as the site for their opening and closing ceremonies. The stadium was a flexible open-air platform at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London Stratford district. The stadium was later renovated and is now mostly used as a home for West Ham United of Premier League as a multi-purpose stadium for football lovers. West Ham United Football Club is a Stratford-based, East London professional English football club. West Ham proudly reached the highest division of English football in the Premier League. The club is playing at the London Stadium, which has moved Boleyn Ground from its former home in 2016. The club was founded in 1895 and renamed in 1900 as West Ham United by Thames Ironworks. Therefore, you can see the two hammers on the coat of arms. In 1904, the club moved to Boleyn Hill, where they lived more than a hundred years. The Southern and Western League team originally played before joining the Football League in 1919. In 1923, the club was promoted to the top flight after they faced finalists at the Wembley FA Cup Final. The first Football League War Cup was won by the club in 1940, hurrah! The first public function at the Olympic Stadium, which was the finishing line for the National Lottery Olympic Park Run on 31 March 2012. The five-mile run around the Olympic Park was attended by five thousand people, including celebrities, British athletes and the winning public at the national lottery competition.
The Emirates Stadium is the Arsenal FC’s home in Holloway, London. It was known as Ashburton Grove before its sponsorship and Arsenal Stadium for UEFA competitions. Emirates Stadium is the 4th largest football stadium after Wembley, Old Trafford, and Tottenham Hotspur with the capacity of 60,704. Arsenal proposed a move to a new stadium in 1997 right after the Islington Council denied planning permission to extend its stadium in Highbury. In 2000, the club bought an industrial and waste disposal site at Ashburton Grove after exploring numerous options including the purchase from Wembley Stadium. One year later, the Board approved the building of a stadium on the site, described by Arsène Wenger as "the largest decisions in the history of Arsenal," since Herbert Chapman was elected by its Board. Later, Emirates was announced as the stadium's main sponsor. In 2006, the entire stadium project was completed at a value of 390 million Pounds. The old stadium was reconstructed as the apartment complex Highbury Square. In order to preserve Arsenal's tradition and culture, the stadium has undergone an "Arsenalization" phase since 2009. Like Wembley, International festivals and concerts have been held in the stadium as well. More fascinating details will be available on our tour.
Stamford Bridge is the football stadium in Fulham, London. The stadium is situated adjacent to Chelsea district in south-west London and known as The Bridge. It is home to the Chelsea Football Club, playing in the Premier League, English football's top tier we can say. The stadium has a capacity for 41,837 and is the ninth-largest venue in the Premier League season 2019-20. The club plans to expand its capacity to 63,000 during the 2023-24 season. Chelsea plans to play at Wembley Stadium until it is back in 2024 when the expansion begins. Stamford Bridge’s history is deeper than anyone can imagine. It goes back to the Victorian era. It was opened in 1877 and used by the London Athletic Club until, as early as 1905, new owner Gus Mears formed the Chelsea Football Club to take over the property. In the 90s it was converted as a new, all-seater stadium has undergone major improvements. Stamford Bridge was the host of foreign matches for the United Kingdom, FA Cup Finals, FA Cup semi-final matches and Charity Shield matches. It has also been the site of many other events, including cricket, the rugby, speedway, racing for the greyhound, baseball and football events and activities. The highest level of official attendance was for Chelsea-Arsenal League match on 12 October 1935 with the number of 82,905 football lovers. In 1945, one of the most important matches in its history was played by Stamford Bridge. At the end of the Second World World War, the Soviet FC Dynamo Moscow was invited to visit the United Kingdom. An estimated 100,000 people caught up in Stamford Bridge to see this thrilling score of 3-3, including several fans on the dog trail and over the stands.