At about the same time over in East London the Olympic Stadium - known fondly by some as the 'cupcake' - had its final roof bit moved into position, completing the elliptical shape.
The thing isn't all fitted out yet, but the structure was completed in just over a year, and with just over 3 years to go until the first Opening Ceremony. As Londoners we should feel a bit of pride that our stadium for 2012 is in place - in 2009.
No nibbling, though, thanks.
Image from London 2012