Twickenham Stadium is a stadium located in Twickenham, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It is the largest stadium in the world devoted solely to the sport of rugby, it is the second largest stadium in the UK after Wembley Stadium and the fifth largest stadium in Europe. The stadium is the home of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), and as such primarily a venue for rugby union and hosts England's home test matches, as well as the Middlesex Sevens, the Aviva Premiership final, the LV Cup and Heineken Cup matches. The stadium is considered an icon of English rugby and the 2009/2010 season saw Twickenham celebrate its centenary. The 100th anniversary of the first international at HQ in 1910 was marked by the England team wearing a special commemorative shirt against Wales on February 6 and by a centenary book called Twickenham – 100 Years of Rugby's HQ.
Address: Twickenham Stadium
Regular mainline trains run to Twickenham station from Waterloo and Reading. The station is a short walk from the Stadium. For more information, visit the South West Trains official website.
The London Underground runs to Richmond on the District Line and to Hounslow on the Piccadilly Line.
The London Overground local train service also runs to Richmond.
Buses 281, 267 and H22 all run regular services which pass close to the stadium. Alternatively, take a 33, R68, R70, 290 or 490 bus to Twickenham town centre (King Street) – the stadium is a 10 to 15 minutes walk away.
There is high demand for on-site car parking for international matches, so this may not always be available, but it is generally available for non-international matches and concerts if booked in advance.
Our off-site car park is called Rosebine Avenue and is next to the Twickenham Stoop (Harlequins RFC) on the A316 (Chertsey Road). This is approximately 10 minutes walk from the stadium and has easy access to the M3, M25 and beyond.
Larger vehicles, such as transit vans, stretch limousines, minibuses and coaches can be accommodated in some of the RFU car parks, subject to availability.
The RFU is continually striving to maintain and improve its services and facilities, fully endorsing the principles outlined in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), concerning access and other stadium facilities: rugby stores, museum, conferencing and hospitality.
Further information on tickets for disabled visitors – covering international, non-international and parking facilities – is available in the Disabled Ticketing section on RFU.com.
The RFU is working alongside Premiership rugby clubs, local rugby clubs across the community and with volunteers to monitor and improve stadium facilities for disabled supporters and visitors. To find out more about our disabled supporters network please visit the RUAble? section.
Twickenham Stadium provides 336 wheelchair bays of which 64 are located in 3 covered wheelchair terraces and all are managed by match day stewards. 272 bays can also be used for those who require non-wheelchair disabled access and in total, 7000 stadium seats are suitable for non-wheelchair easy access, in the lower tiers of the stadium.
The Rugby Football Union is continually striving to improve its provision and levels of service, and to encourage wider participation in and support for rugby.
- All wheelchair access and non-wheelchair easy access packages are sold with the provision or option of suitable parking. For full details visit the Disabled Parking page.
- Disabled toilets are located at all four corners of the Stadium and within easy access of the 3 wheelchair terraces. The stadium utilises the Universal RADAR key system to ensure the facilities are available exclusively to only those who require them. For more information visit www.radar.org.uk.
- Lift access is provided to all three covered terraces and low counter bars are available at the North-East and North-West corners of the stadium, at ground level.
- There are 100 seats linked to the hearing loop, located in the South Lower tier of the stadium. Headsets can be booked in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, the live feed is dependent upon the availability of outside broadcasts.
- Access requests for guide dogs should be made in advance of any event via email@example.com or by calling the RFU ticket office on 0871 222 2017, option 4.