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Must See Events at Wembley Stadium


Planning to travel to Wembley, London? Do you want to visit the spectacular Wembley stadium? Whether you are a fan of live dance and music performances, theatre, rugby leagues or plain old soccer, you are sure to be spoilt for choice if your are planning to stay at one of the hotels close to Wembley Stadium during your holiday in London. The authorities of the stadium are constantly coming up with new and improved ways to accommodate more crowds and give the visitors a one of a kind experience. According to an article in at The Times, published in February 2014, for the first time ever, the stadium will bear a corporate branding partner in the form of the French and German mobile operation companies EE. The six-year deal signed with EE is worth £25 million, which will sponsor the home of the England football team. The main reason for this first-of-its-kind partnership is to invest in a new network for the stadium that can offer fans 4G connectivity and eventually Wi-Fi nodes, so that there is adequate support for the huge amount of mobile data smartphones send and receive on match days. This means that you can instantly click and upload pictures and statuses, and share your experiences on social media platforms easily and faster while watching a live event.

Range of Activities

The stadium is the second largest in Europe, has a retractable roof, and a seating capacity 90,000, with no obstructing of views. Apart from hosting all of the English national squad’s home matches, the stadium also plays host to the FA Cup Final, The FA Community Shield, The Rugby Football League Challenge Cup Final, The Football League Play off Finals and The Football League Cup Final. Famous musicians who have performed at this iconic venue include Muse, Metallica, George Michael, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Green Day and AC/DC, to name a few. Even regular NFL fixtures, which manage to pull in huge crowds, are held here. If you want easy access to such live events, all you need to do is to book a budget hotel in Wembley. Holiday Inn London West is a cheap hotel in Wembley close to the stadium, complete with all necessary amenities and even meeting venues for special occasions.

Getting Around Wembley

There is an abundance of travel options when it comes to getting around London. There are four buses that connect the stadium to the rest of the city, which could come in handy when you book yourself into one of the hotels close to Wembley Stadium. If you prefer traveling by train, the London Underground is part of the Jubilee and Metropolitan routes that can take you to the various tourist attractions. Additionally, the London Overground tube has three different stations in this area, including the Watford DC Line, Bakerloo and Southern. Even the national rail is about half a mile away from the stadium. You can even find the infamous Black Cab here on every second street. With speedy and efficient transport, pocket friendly accommodation and a range of live events, get you booking done at one of the cheap hotels in Wembley Stadium at the earliest.