What London borough is the Olympic Park?

Why was the Olympic Park built in Stratford?

It is a global city with a reputation across the world. Its multicultural population meant that all countries would be well supported at the games. Stratford was and still is a deprived area. … during the Games and will benefit from the sports venues, parks and jobs afterwards.

Does Olympic Park have toilets?

Toilets are open daily 10am – 6pm, at the Timber Lodge and The Podium. We recommend visitors wear face coverings inside venues and in busy areas.

What is the London Olympic stadium used for now?

Built to host London 2012, the former Olympic Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is home to Premier League football club West Ham United and UK Athletics.

Why did Stratford go into decline?

There was a lack of infrastructure and the environmental quality was poor. The 2012 London Olympics bid was partly successful on the understanding that Stratford would be used during the games and regenerated for local people to use after the competitors had left.

Why does East London need regeneration?

The idea was to leave a lasting legacy or impact not just for sport but for the urban area in the East of London. The London 2012 Olympic Legacy was a plan to make sure that the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games had LONG TERM BENEFITS. The key for this unit is Legacy point 4 – urban regeneration.

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