The role of the partnership is to ensure the Stadium is integrated with the surrounding communities; contributes to local regeneration and social improvement aims; creates strong linkages with local sport clubs and educational bodies and delivers a financial return to members on their investment.
In March 2013, West Ham United Football Club was confirmed as the Stadium’s long-term concessionaire with a 99 year concession commencing in 2016. In July 2013, UK Athletics agreed a 50 year concession with the Stadium becoming the new national competition centre for athletics. These two agreements secure a world-class multi use arena a long-term future.
In February 2015, London Stadium 185 (LS185) was appointed by E20 to operate the venue on a day-to-day basis. London Stadium 185 is a subsidiary of VINCI Stadium who also operates the Stade de France. LS185 is responsible for all aspects of running and managing the Stadium on day to day basis as well as bringing in new events and activity. There have been examples of early success with the venue hosting five Rugby World Cup matches, World Champions Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button competing in the 'Race of Champions, AC/DC playing the venue in June 2016, and four concerts have been announced for 2017 including Depeche Mode and Robbie Williams.
For more information about events and activity at the Stadium, visit www.london-stadium.com