Why was Stratford chosen for the Olympic Park?

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.

What is the Olympic park used for now?

What is the London Olympic Stadium used for now? The London Olympic Stadium is now home to West Ham United football team. The stadium also hosts events such as the UK athletics and various bands and artists throughout the year. The stadium has capacity for 60,000 football fans or 80,000 concertgoers.

How much did the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park cost?

Holding 80,000 for the Olympics and the Paralympics, it re-opened in July 2016 with 66,000 seats, but with capacity for football limited to 60,000 under the terms of the lease.

London Stadium.

Construction
Construction cost £486 million (£679 million in 2021 pounds) £274 million (2013–16 renovations)

How safe is Stratford?

Stratford is safe, with plenty of transport to and from central London: buses, the Underground, the DLR, the Overground and other National Rail trains.

Why did Stratford need rebranding?

Its focus upon regenerating one of the poorest areas of the city, which is ongoing, where the Olympics have a specific role to play in providing a legacy of amenities for local people.

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