Since the building was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 31st May 1991, around 7 million people have attended events at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield.
The £34 million building was constructed in time to host the World Student Games, and since been in use for over 3,500 days hosting concerts, ice shows, theatre style shows, ice hockey, sport, exhibitions and conferences.
The building is home to the Steelers ice hockey team and has hosted around 350 ice hockey games since 1991. The 1995 Benson & Hedges Cup Final has attracted the highest capacity ice hockey crowd to date at 10,142. The Sheffield Arena is also host venue to major Westfield Sharks Sheffield basketball home fixtures.
The most frequent performer at the venue to date is actually Mickey Mouse, who has appeared as part of Disney on Ice every year since the building opened, fronting approximately 150 performances to a total audience of around 900,000.
Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Team
Phone: 0114 256 5656
Times depend on event being staged
By Road: The Arena is just 2 miles from the M1 Junction 34.
By Public Transport: Sheffield Arena has it's own Supertram stop and is on the main Sheffield to Rotherham bus route
Accessible by Public Transport: Meadowhall station is 1 mile away.
Price is dependent on the event being staged
- Cash Point
- Credit cards accepted (with charge)
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Public toilets
- Smoking not allowed
- Telephone (public)
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Parking with charge
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Mobile phone coverage
- Facilities for groups
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets