During the refurbishment of the arena, an area called the Square of Fame was created in front of the arena that resembles to the "Hollywood Walk of Fame".
The SSE Arena is an indoor arena, also famous as Wembley Arena. It is situated in the Arena Square, Wembley, London. It was built to host the British Empire Games in 1934 at Wembley, the arena was designed and built by Arthur Elvin. With 12,500 seats, the SSE Arena opened to the general public on 2nd April 2006. The arena was originally named as the Empire Pool as it housed a swimming pool which was used in the 1948 Summer Olympics for the last time. The venue was renamed to Wembley Arena in 1978 by which it was known until 1st June 2014 when SSE (a British energy company) bought the naming rights and renamed the venue as SSE Arena. After the O2 Arena, it is the second biggest indoor arena in London.
American songwriter Bob Dylan performed in the arena 12 times. A total of 150,000 tickets were sold for his shows.
From the time it was opened till 1990, it has played host to Wembley Professional Tennis Championship.
A Swedish Pop group “ABBA” have performed 6 sold out concerts in the arena from 5th to 10th November, 1979.
The famous American Rock band 'Pearl Jam' holds a record of most number of fans (12,470) who visited the arena for their one show.