The Olympic Park From Above (November 2010)

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 87 months ago
The Olympic Park From Above (November 2010)

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The aquatics centre, with roof in place. Tiling is underway on the dive pool and two 50m competition pools. The 'wings' at either side will be temporary seating for the Games, and will be removed afterwards.
The aquatics centre, with roof in place. Tiling is underway on the dive pool and two 50m competition pools. The 'wings' at either side will be temporary seating for the Games, and will be removed afterwards.
The athletes' village.
The athletes' village.
The basketball arena. 12,000 seats are now being installed.
The basketball arena. 12,000 seats are now being installed.
The Olympic Park, with aquatics centre to the left and main stadium to the right. The stadium is structurally complete, with seating nearly all installed, and work on the grass and running track will begin in the new year.
The Olympic Park, with aquatics centre to the left and main stadium to the right. The stadium is structurally complete, with seating nearly all installed, and work on the grass and running track will begin in the new year.
Detail on the main stadium. Note the black seats, which graphically represent the still-controversial style of the 2012 Games logo.
Detail on the main stadium. Note the black seats, which graphically represent the still-controversial style of the 2012 Games logo.
The velodrome. Structurally complete, the timber track is currently being put into place. It should be finished early in 2011, and is likely to be the first completed venue in the park.
The velodrome. Structurally complete, the timber track is currently being put into place. It should be finished early in 2011, and is likely to be the first completed venue in the park.

London 2012 has released a new, high quality batch of images of the Olympic Park. Work on the site is progressing well, and according to ODA chairman, is both on time and on-budget. Most of the venues should be complete and handed over by July next year.

The new photographs come on the day that IOC brass arrive to check on how things are progressing, including a look at the changed route
to the marathon; presumably they won't be permitted to do any sightseeing round Tower Hamlets way.

Last Updated 17 November 2010