Help/Contact

Email: championsplace@westhamunited.co.uk

Call us on: 03333 442252

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am - 17.00pm.


Frequently Asked Questions

How will I find my Stone?

The location of each stone will be mapped and once you stone has been installed you will receive a location map via email, which will direct you to the location of your stone. At any other time you can obtain the same location details by taking the following steps:

  • Visit the Champions Place home page at www.championsplace.whufc.com
  • In the right hand top corner of the home page is the 'Customer log In' tab, please click this link.
  • Please read the instructions and either input your surname and order reference or surname and voucher number to allow you to access your stone location details.
  • Once you have logged in you will be able to see your Grid Name, John Lyall, Martin Peters etc and the location map which you can download and print off.

What is Champions Place?

The West Ham United F.C. Champions Place is a walkway of personalised engraved granite stones set in the ground around dedications to the club's greatest players, which will be installed in the area next to the stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium Park.

Why is it being created?

To provide West Ham F.C. fans with the opportunity to have a permanent place in West Ham United F.C. history by creating a lasting tribute to all the players and fans, past and present, that have made West Ham the team we love. At the same time, the Champions Place will enhance the look of the new Olympic stadium and create a lasting feature that will define West Ham United football club and the fans that support it.

Who can buy Champion Place Stones?

Everyone is able to buy a stone at Champions Place.

What Champions Place Stone(s) can I buy and how much do they cost?

You can choose from a range of superb Granite stones.

Type Price Replica
Champions Place Single Stone: 200mm x 100mm in Granite, 2 lines, 14 characters per line £60.00 £48.00
Champions Place Double Stone with Cross: 200mm x 200mm in Granite with the inclusion of the iconic crossed hammers, 3 lines, 14 characters per line £99.00 £79.20
Champions Place Large Stone with Crest: 400mm x 400mm plus the inclusion of the new West Ham Crest, 3 lines, 20 characters per line £499.00 £399.20
Replica shipping per stone is £20 within the UK, £60 within Europe and £80 for the Rest of the World.

How are the messages put on the stones?

The letters are engraved into the surface of the granite stone to make the lettering more hardwearing.

What are Replica Stones?

A replica is a personal copy of your Champions Place stone for your own home or to give as a personal gift. These stones are exact copies of the original stones being installed at the stadium and packaged in a presentation box. You can use your replica in many ways:

  • Build it into your house
  • Put it on the mantelpiece
  • Give it to a friend or loved one as a memento or a great event or memorial in tribute to a loved one
  • Use it as a paperweight
  • Add it to the garden rockery
  • Build it into a wall
  • Use it as a door stop
  • Build it into your patio

How will I receive my Replica Stone(s)?

Replica stones will be despatched to you by post in a presentation / protective box. Replicas may be dispatched to countries outside the U.K at an additional cost, please call 03333 442252 for further details of the additional charges.

What can I have engraved on my stone?

Any message or dedication you wish can be engraved on your stone. West Ham United F.C. reserves the right to veto any unsuitable messages.

Examples of what you can say:

  • JAMES WESTON, HAPPY BIRTHDAY
  • TONY CLARKE, A TRUE HAMMER
  • OUR FIRST GAME, WEMBLEY 2012, JOHN & SHARON
  • MY FIRST LOVE, WEST HAM UNITED, STEVE HUGHES
  • WEST HAM UNITED, PETE,CATH,ANDY & LEE, SINCE 1955, BARKING

Stones make great gifts;

  • Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or marriages
  • Remembering people and good times
  • Or simply to tell someone that you love them

How many letters per line can be engraved?

Each line of engraved text on your stone can have a set number of characters. Within this number, spaces and punctuation count as a character. Words are engraved in uppercase letters (BLOCK CAPITALS) only and the images of the stones and the lettering on this website are for illustration purposes only.

May I change my message after I have placed my Champions Place Stone order?

Yes, you may change your message up to 28 days after you have placed your order by logging into your account online. After this your inscription details will be 'locked' down and no further changes can be made.

How long will the Champions Place stones last?

The stones will last indefinitely; however, we can only guarantee that they will be in the location for 10 years. This is the minimum period, but we have every reason to believe they will be there for many more years to come.

When are the Champions Place Stones being installed?

We will be installing the first phase of the Champions Place stones before the start of our first season at the Olympic new Stadium, this will incorporate all stone purchases prior to 15th March, 2016.

Any orders placed after this date will be installed in phase two, this installation will take place as soon as practically possible following phase one. Please monitor the Champions Place website and club's official communication channels for further updates.

When will I receive my replica?

Replica stones will be engraved and dispatched at the same time your stone is being installed on the walkway at West Ham's new stadium. Whilst we cannot give or confirm a specific delivery date at the point of order, it is possible that your replica stone will be dispatched in advance of the stones being installed and we will guarantee that replica purchases will be received within 28 days of the corresponding stone being installed at the stadium.

How many Champions Place Stones can I order?

You can purchase as many Champions Place Stones as you like.

How do I pay for the Stone(s)

Online: With credit/debit card - VISA & MASTERCARD

Do I need a ticket to view Champions Place?

Champions Place is a free and open space outside the stadium; anyone can come and look at the stones.

Can I buy a Champions Place Stone as a gift? Are Gift Vouchers Available?

Yes, you can buy a stone(s) for someone else. The email confirming your purchase and the electronic certificate will be emailed to you - the purchaser, to check the inscription we have is correct before we engrave the stone. You can then send the electronic certificate which shows the inscription on the stone as a gift. The electronic certificate does not contain the purchaser's name unless it is part of the inscription.

Alternatively, you can purchase a Champions Place gift voucher and let the recipient decide what they want to have engraved on the stone.

What is on the Champions Place eCertificate?

Everyone who orders a stone at Champions Place will receive attached to their confirmation email a PDF containing a certificate with an image of their stone, the inscription and the order reference number. The Certificate does not include the purchaser's name.

The location of my stone?

The stones will be installed on a first come-first installed basis around legends stones, the location of your stone cannot be chosen.

Do I need a ticket to view Champions Place?

Champions Place is a free and open space outside London stadium; anyone can come and look at the stones. However, supporters are reminded that due to the final stages of work on the Stadium wrap, Champions Place can only be accessed on West Ham United matchdays for the time being.

Any further queries?

Call us on 03333 442252

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am - 17.00pm.