We look forward to welcoming you to your event at The Kia Oval.

On the day of your event please head to the main reception. This will be the OCS Reception if you are based in the OCS Stand, and the Pavilion reception if you are based in the Pavilion and Bedser side of the ground. Here the reception manager will notify your dedicated operations event manager of you arrival, and they will be called to greet you.

You will be given a welcome pack with housekeeping information and telephone numbers to contact on the day. Your event manager will also run through the details of your event with you.

When departing the Kia Oval we ask that all guests leave in a quiet and orderly manner and be respectful of our neighbours – Thank you.


Duty Manager (on the day only) – 07795 645 436

Main Reception – 0207 820 5678

Sales Office – 0207 820 5670


Wifi is available complimentary for your event and is conference grade (up to 200mb), meaning your delegates will not experience any issues with connectivity.

WiFi is available via the cloud and all delegates will be required to log-in.


Smoking points can be located as follows:

  • Ground level external concourse (Bedser stand, Pavilion, Lock Laker & Kiosks)
  • Outside OCS Reception (OCS stand)


Photocopies & Printing

£0.20p per A4 sheet black & white

£0.40p per A4 sheet colour

£0.30p per A3 sheet black & white

£0.60p per A3 sheet colour

Fax £0.50p per page

Pads and pens £2.50 per person

Postage Priced dependant on package size/weight


The nearest cash machine to the OCS stand is located in the OCS Reception.

The nearest cash point to the Pavilion and Bedser stand is on the ground level opposite John Edrich Gate entrance at the Oval Station. Another cash point is located at Vauxhall underground station within walking distance from the Oval grounds. During cricket season a cash machine will be available within the grounds, please ask your event manager where applicable.


The Kia Oval event manager allocated to your event will advise you on the day of the emergency and housekeeping information. We would be grateful if you could cover this in your introduction to guests at the beginning of your presentation or during opening speeches for dinners etc. The event manager and Stadium security team will be responsible for initiating any evacuations as a result of an emergency situation.


We have limited parking at the Kia Oval. This is complimentary. This must be pre booked in advance with your event sales manager.


The postcode for Sat Nav purposes is SE11 5SS.

Guests arriving on foot can enter the stadium through either the security gates on Harleyford Road (Alec Stewart Gate) or Kennington Park Road (John Edrich Gate). The security team will direct guests to their facility from these points. The stadium (Alec Stewart Gate Entrance) is approximately 10 minutes walk from Vauxhall Station and 5 minutes walk from Oval tube station.


By Underground

Take the Northern Line to the Oval tube station. The main entrance to the ground is 100 metres on your left on leaving the station. The ground is also a ten minute walk from Vauxhall tube station which is on the Victoria line. If you are concerned about the impact of planned engineering works or industrial action on your journey, please consult www.tfl.gov.uk.

By Rail

Take South West Trains to Vauxhall station which is a ten minute walk from the ground. The station is well served by trains throughout Surrey and Hampshire as well as from the Greater London area.

By Bus

Route numbers 36, 185 and 436 stop outside the ground and other local services stop around the corner. The following buses set down within a 5-minute walk of the ground: 3, 59, 109, 133, 159, 333. For more information on the buses visit www.tfl.gov.uk

By Bike

There is limited bike parking for at both the John Edrich and Alec Stewart Gates. This is allocated on a first come first serve basis.

By Car

The ground is situated on the A202, near the junction with the A3 and A24, just south of Vauxhall Bridge and 10 minutes from Victoria and Waterloo.

Please note: Parking is limited and must be pre booked in advance with your event sales manager.


We ask that guests do not try to hail taxis outside the Kia Oval but either pre order them at reception (taxis then pick up inside the ground, waiting with their engine off near the reception area) or walk up to Vauxhall to an official taxi rank. This is because we are in a residential area and we there are noise restrictions after a certain time


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Please note that for all events at The Kia Oval the final deadline for submitting numbers for catering and dietaries is 6 full working days prior.

If you do have any requests after this time we will endeavour to assist, although we are unable to guarantee this unfortunately.


This will be outlined in your welcome pack with a map on arrival.


The Kia Oval has limited space for storing items for guests. If this is required please speak to your event organiser in advance.

A disclaimer form will need to be signed, along with a list of items being left.

While every effort will be made to ensure your items are safe, please note that any items left on site are at the owners risk and The Kia Oval cannot be liable.

We do not recommend leaving valuable items on site.