Prohibited Items

London Stadium security will not permit entry of any restricted items into the stadium. Owners of such items may dispose of the items themselves or surrender it to LS185 security. Please be kindly advised surrendered items will not be returned to persons attempting to bring them into the stadium. The stadium will not provide a storage area for these items. 

Supporters arriving by public transport will be advised to take particular caution not to bring any restricted or prohibited items, as no exceptions will be made.

Prohibited items may include but are not limited to:

  • Firearms
  • Pellet guns
  • Ammunition
  • Knives (including pocket knives and box cutters)
  • Instruments defined by the law as weapons (Machetes, chains, batons, knuckle dusters , and such alike)
  • Explosives
  • Chemical or incendiary devices.
  • Spray paint
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics and flares.
  • Drugs, narcotics, illegal substances.
  • Clothing containing vulgar language.
  • Pepper spray, mace.
  • Large Bags, Backpacks, Briefcases in excess of  30cm x 20 cm x 20cm.

  • Glass Bottles, glass of any kind, or cans

  • Drinks bottles with lids 

  • Golf & City type Umbrellas (only pocket size umbrellas are permitted)

  • Video Cameras/Recording Devices.

  • Professional cameras and tripods

  • Pets (only service animals are permitted)

  • Aerosol Cans.

  • Hanging Banners/Signs/Sticks/Poles or flags (unless specifically permitted by exemplary exception to the ground regulations).

  • Laser Pointers.

  • Noise Makers, Whistles, Air Horns, Bull Horns, Cow Bells, Musical Instruments.

  • Alcoholic Beverages.

  • Drones

In addition to the published list London Stadium security may determine any other item to be Restricted. 


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