Dog racing takes place here on Thursday and Saturday daytime and on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The venue has a capacity for 4,300 spectators with parking available for 380 vehicles, however there is ample access of public transport.
The length of the track at Romford is 350 metres, the run in to the first bend is 67 metres. Distances that are raced here are 225, 400, 575, 750 and 925 metres. The hare type that is used at Romford Stadium is the Outside Swaffham.
The stadium was the host to the event in January 2011 which saw a triple photo finish that was announced as a 3 way dead heat for the first time in greyhound racing history.