SportsDock is host to numerous local, national and international events. Since its opening, SportsDock has hosted Team USA for the London 2012 Olympics, British Fencing Junior World Cup, British Judo European championships, Basketball England National Finals, European and World Karate events and many more. We also have conferencing rooms available for hire. Our dedicated Events team can help you coordinate every aspect of your event including space, catering, accommodation, equipment and more.

Why choose us?

Great location

We are located on the DLR, opposite to City Airport, with great links to central London and close to the M25, A13 and A406.

Multi-purpose venue

SportsDock offers a variety of options to hold your event, including Sports Arenas, Dance studio, Football pitch, Conference and meeting rooms.

Dedicated events team

With a dedicated team on hand to coordinate every aspect of your event, we are confident we have something to fit all needs!

Whether it's a small official's room for an event or an Arena for a Championship, we can cater for all your needs.


Whatever occasion you are looking to have catered, we understand every event is special. Whether you require coffee and tea services, breakfast or lunch menus, we tailor our services to meet your needs.


SportsDock utilises the main University of East London car park for events which has up to 400 spaces.


We have 1200 modern en-suite university rooms on campus a short walk from SportsDock (available end of June - August). Ee are proudly partnered with Holiday Inn express Excel so those attending our events get 15% off their room rate.

Arena 1 & 2

SportsDock offers a varied selection of conference and meeting rooms anything between 10 - 80 capacity. Our flexible conference and event rooms give you the freedom to create a function fit for purpose. With a dedicated team on hand to coordinate every aspect of your event, we are confident we have something to fit all needs.

  • 1 Basketball show court
  • 10 Badminton courts
  • 2 Basketball match courts
  • 2 volleyball match courts
  • 4 volleyball practice courts
  • 1 Futsal show court
  • 2 Futsal match courts
  • Bleacher seating (400 capacity)
  • Extra portable seating (400 capacity)
  • 40m x 37m in size
  • Integrated scoreboards, wireless and PA/Music system
  • Up to 750 LUX lighting & 7.6m high ceilings
  • Viewing Gallery/Balcony in Arena 1

Conference Rooms

SportsDock offers an array of facilities and services that can be tailored to your event. We have two sports arenas which offers fabulous capacity, flexibility and quality for both participants and spectators alike. Arena 1 has a semi-sprung 'Helsinki 10' dynamic floor system that provides for a variety of sports.

  • Glass room (15m x 12m)
  • Vinyl room (18m x 10m)
  • Harvard lecture room x 3 (10m x 10m)
  • Classroom x3 (8m x 8m & 9m x 7m)
  • Room from 10 - 100 in capacity
  • Disabled access
  • Full AV
  • Free Wi – Fi access
  • Balcony area
  • Split rooms into two
  • Accommodation
  • Catering and hospitality packages

Other spaces

SportsDock offers additional facilities including our private strength and conditioning facility Aqua East which is equipped with high quality equipment, ideal for athletes and teams to practise. Our multi-use studio has an integrated sound system, sprung wooden floor and wall mirrors. The dance studio can be used for number of events such as dance classes, fitness events, martial arts, workshops and more. We also have a 7-a-side 3G pitch which is perfect for a kick-about with friends, weekly block bookings for your team or competing in a league or tournament with your work colleagues.

SportsDock is the ideal place to hold your event. The event was easy to book, the pre-event organisation was straightforward. At the event the staff were very helpful and always on hand when you needed them. I'd recommend SportsDock to anyone running events.

Johnathan Moore,

Volleyball England

Past events

We are proudly partnered with Holiday Inn Express Excel so those attending our events can get 15% off their room rate.

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