Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre is England Hockey's legacy venue at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
As the home of England Hockey since 2014, it has played host to some incredible moments and has seen legendary players and teams from around the world step out on this world-renowned pitch.
Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
Playing host to some of the biggest hockey tournaments hockey as ever seen such as the 2015 UniBet EuroHockey Championships where England beat world champions the Netherlands and the 2016 Champions Trophies, this venue has already created some magical moments with plenty more expected in 2018 at the Hockey Women's World Cup.
With such a major event coming in 2018, we have lots of action away from the field too! You will want to pay our Fan Central a visit before and after matches - there's going to be loads of exciting things going on.
Fan Central (Spectator Village)
Due to the huge number of spectators who’ve already booked their tickets for the World Cup, England Hockey are setting up their biggest Spectator Village to date. This will be situated a mere 6 minute walk from the venue and is on the old Riverbank Arena site used during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Food, drink, entertainment, chances to play Hockey, retail and a big screen are just some of the feature we are planning. More information will be coming soon, but it promises to be an amazing feature for spectators whether ticket holders or not. All are welcome and it is free. Whether you have a ticket or not, please sign to our newsletter below to hear all about it.
Food and Drink
Fine food and drink for every taste and appetite will be on offer this summer at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup!
The festival vibe in Fan Central will be well fed by cuisine from China, India, Italy, Greece, Mexico and more. Whether it’s pizza, a curry, burrito or huge burger you won’t be going hungry at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup!
KERB will be bringing street food to the party in Fan Central with a whole host of units offering fantastic variety throughout the tournament.
Meanwhile inside the Arena, Five Star catering will be delivering an excellent range of food including burgers, hot dogs and healthier options. They will be catering for vegetarian and gluten free customers as well as meal deals with both soft and alcoholic drinks. Got a sweet tooth? They've got this covered as well with a selection of crepes and waffles!
For the safety of spectators security searches will be conducted and the organisers reserve the right to refuse admission and confiscate items. Only small soft sided bags no bigger than 40cm x 30cm x 30cm, will be allowed.
No food or beverages may be brought into Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre except in limited circumstances on proven medical grounds. If required please request approval by email to For the full terms and conditions, please visit
Important Information for ticket holders, such as venue regulations and prohibited items will appear here soon. Please be sure to check this page prior to the event.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Apart from Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has some incredible sights to see whilst you're in London watching the hockey:
• London Stadium, home of West Ham United Football Club
• ArcelorMittal Orbit with new 178m slide - it's so much fun!
• London Aquatics Centre
• Copper Box Arena
• Lee Valley Velo Park, including the iconic Olympic indoor velodrome