Olympia

Category: Exhibition venues

Olympia is an exhibition centre in London, United Kingdom, in the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. It opened in the 19th century and was originally known as the National Agricultural Hall.

Erected in 1886, by Andrew Handyside of Derby it covered an area of four acres. The Grand Hall, 450 feet in length, by 250 feet in breadth, was said to be the largest building in the kingdom covered by one span of iron and glass.

It now features three exhibition halls known as Olympia Grand Hall, Olympia National Hall and Olympia 2. Together with Earl’s Court, these facilities are operated by “EC&O Venues”.

The nearest railway station is Kensington (Olympia) station.


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