Hadleigh Farm is a venue outside of London and not on the London Underground network. It can be accessed by travelling on National Rail services from Fenchurch Street station in central London to Leigh-on-Sea station. Travel to Leigh-on-Sea National Rail station from central London is included with the Games Travelcard which you will get with your event ticket.
As you approach the venue, please follow any signs showing the way or directions given to you by transport staff and volunteers.
While it is best to plan your journey in advance, remember to check for any last-minute changes before you travel.
Leigh-on-Sea station is step-free with assistance available. Accessible shuttles will run from Leigh-on-Sea station to the transport mall opposite the venue entrance. If you require assistance when making your National Rail journey, you will need to book this when you buy your train tickets or once you have received your Games Travelcard. To book rail tickets and assistance visit the London 2012 Games Train Ticket booking website.
Limited, pre-booked parking will be provided close to the venue for disabled spectators who are UK Blue Badge holders or members of an equivalent national scheme. To book Blue Badge parking, visit the 2012 Games Blue Badge booking website.
In addition park-and-ride services will operate for this venue during the Olympic Games. This will be an integrated and inclusive service. Accessible parking spaces will be available at all parking sites with shuttles to the venue which are suitable for a wide range of disabled spectators including wheelchair users. You can book park-and-ride for the Olympic Games now.
The recommended National Rail station for Hadleigh Farm is Leigh-on-Sea, which is a 30-minute walk or shuttle-bus journey from the venue entrance. The station has direct services from London and Southend, with connections from the rest of the National Rail network. Leigh-on-Sea station is approximately 45 minutes from London Fenchurch Street station.
Fenchurch Street station is not on the London Underground network. However, it is close to Aldgate and Tower Hill stations on the Circle line and Tower Gateway Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station.
There are local bus routes and stops which provide access to this venue.
Park-and-ride services will run to the venue from locations in the area. Park-and-ride services are not included in the price of your ticket and must be booked in advance.
Hadleigh Farm is a 30-minute uphill walk from Leigh-on-Sea station, mostly off-road on farm tracks. Sturdy footwear is recommended.
Free, secure, managed cycle parking will be provided to the north and south of Hadleigh Farm. Park-and-cycle facilities will be provided approximately four kilometres from the venue. There are a number of off-road cycle routes to the south of the venue that provide access from the east and west.
Taxis will drop-off at Hadleigh High Street, about 10 minutes walk from the venue’s entrance.
After the July test event at Hadleigh Farm, the key measures put in place to manage the roads around Hadleigh were found to be effective, and feedback has informed the development of plans for traffic management, parking and the Olympic Route Network for the period of the events at Hadleigh Farm in August 2012. Read more about these plans>>