Tightened security at high-profile sports and entertainment venues in London

Officials at Wembley Stadium say there will be "an enhanced security operation for all upcoming events"

Wembley Stadium is set to host the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea on Saturday, the League Two play-off final between Blackpool and Exeter on Sunday and the Championship play-off final between Huddersfield and Reading on Monday

Fan safety is of paramount importance and we have robust security measures in place at Wembley Stadium.

In collaboration with the Metropolitan Police and the local authorities there will be an enhanced security operation for all upcoming events.

All supporters are encouraged to arrive for events at Wembley Stadium as early as possible for security checks and to avoid any delays in entering the stadium.

– FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Officials for the Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam, due to start on July 3, have been working with the police to bolster security measures

Throughout the year, the AELTC works closely with the Metropolitan Police Service and other relevant organisations to ensure that The Championships are as secure as possible and that our plans are commensurate with the existing threat level in London and the UK. We will take any appropriate measures to ensure the safety of the whole Championships.

– ALL ENGLAND LAWN TENNIS CLUB

The Chelsea Flower Show, which expects to see 165,000 visitors pass through its gates by time the event closes on Saturday, said it is maintaining a "strong security presence"

We have a very strong security presence at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and work closely with the police and emergency services throughout the year to ensure an appropriate policing plan is in place.

– ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

A spokesman for the 02 arena in Greenwich said anyone visiting the venue should allow extra time for enhanced security checks.

Along with everyone else, we are shocked and saddened by the terrible tragedy in Manchester. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected and their families.

Ariana is due to perform at The O2 on Thursday and Friday and we will advise as soon as we can as to the status of those shows.

– O2 ARENA

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