M & S Bank Arena (formerlyhe Echo Arena Liverpool ) is a purpose-built entertainment venue for live music, comedy performances and sporting events. It is the arena half of ACC Liverpool located on the former King's Dock in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. The Arena is Liverpool's major event space and has a capacity of around eleven thousand (the eleventh largest arena in the United Kingdom ).. In September 2015, the opening of sister venue Exhibition Centre Liverpool resulted in the ACC complex being able to offer a broader offer for standing concerts and international sporting events. This venue features 'Space by M&S Bank Arena', a new 7,000-capacity arena that is sub-divisible into three interlinked halls.