Copper Box

Location: Olympic Park, Lower Lea Valley, London
Sports: Handball, Modern Pentathlon


The iconic Copper Box was previously known as Handball Arena. Copper Box showcase many innovative features like the retractable seating that can change the floor size within the venue.

The venue was designed and built with sustainability as a priority. One of its main features is rain water harvesting.

The Rainwater collected from the venue’s roof will be used to flush toilets and reduce water use at the venue by up to 40%. After the Games the Copper Box will become a multi-use sports centre for community use, athlete training and events. It will be managed and operated by Greenwich Leisure Limited.


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