Countdown to North Park Opening
The first residential neighbourhood planned for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has taken a major step forward after the developers behind the project submitted their Zonal Masterplan for the scheme.
Live Nation today announced that a huge 31 new acts have been added across the Yahoo! Wireless line up. They join headliners Justin Timberlake, JAY Z, and Legends of The Summer featuring both JAY Z and Justin Timberlake.
Open East Festival, 27 & 28 July, will be a fantastic celebration to mark one year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony with a weekend of entertainment
Free preview boat tours of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are being offered to local community groups throughout July and August.
Transformation works at the former Olympic Stadium were given a green light at a planning meeting in Stratford yesterday evening (28 May 2013).
Two enormous cranes removed the final elements of the temporary seating stands this morning, revealing the original Zaha Hadid designed building.
A large oak tree was planted in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the newly named Hopkins’ Field to commemorate the landscape architect who led the creation of the widely acclaimed parklands.
The Mayor of London and the London Legacy Development Corporation announced today that the future of all eight permanent venues on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been secured, following the signing of a deal with iCITY for the Press and Broadcast Centres.
Dennis Hone, chief executive of London Legacy Development Corporation, said:
“Today’s launch shows that we are attracting high quality tenants and jobs to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. BT Sport will act as a magnet to attract more tech, film and television firms, taking advantage of the best digital connections in the UK. This announcement means we are on track to deliver a truly amazing Park and a fantastic legacy for East London.”
The first café on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be operated by the Camden Society and named Unity Kitchen Café. The Café will be one of four permanent cafes and four permanent kiosks across the 226 hectare (560 acre) site and will be the first to open on the Park in July.
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