London Stadium in Depeche Mode


The London Stadium has been transformed into a music venue for the arrival of Depeche Mode as part of their Global Spirit Tour on Saturday.  The Global Tour is the band’s 18th tour which will see them play to more than 1.5 million fans in 32 cities in 21 countries across Europe but this Saturday will be the only UK date.

The pitch is now fully covered over and protected, the lower stands have been pushed back to athletics mode and the first seven rows of the West and East stands have been removed.

Security will be at an all-time high at the Stadium this weekend after the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena just tweleve days ago

Stadium operators have released a statement to say:

“If you are attending Depeche Mode’s concert on Saturday, please be advised of additional security measures for all events at London Stadium. The safety of guests is of paramount importance to us, and an increased search regime will be in place for Saturday’s concert.

We would like to advise all guests to arrive at London Stadium in good time, as there will be enhanced personal searches on entry to stadium island. Bridges onto stadium island will be open from 3pm, with the turnstiles allowing entry to the seating bowl opening at 5pm.


About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

5 comments on “London Stadium in Depeche Mode

  1. I see what you did there Sean. Genius.

  2. Re “the first seven rows of the West and East stands have been removed.” Doesn’t look like they have been removed from the West side, the full team benches are still there.

  3. Are you still be a FOOOL today John lol
    I used to love a bit of Depeche Mode in my younger years.People are people and all that lol

    • Always a fool Stanley! I thought Chedylan livened up a thread so fair play to him. Talks nonesence of course but fair play to him 😂😂

      • Remember though young John that We dont need you types.When he says that you know its true.The self elected hammers fans spokesman lol

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