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Which way to East Wick?

Hackney is to get a new neighbourhood which will be built on the site of the Olympic Park after the 2012 Games

Olympic Park cycle track plans slammed

Cyclists castigate legacy developers for changing the previously agreed proposal

Travel disruption expected in Wapping during Olympics

Residents have voiced concerns over Olympic route proposals unveiled last night by Transport for London. The initial Olympic Route Network (ORN) pr...

‘RUN’ sculpture to be erected at Olympic Handball Arena in Hackney Wick

A glass and steel public artwork by internationally-renowned artist Monica Bonvicini will be installed in the Olympic Park next year

Olympic Stadium: The latest reaction

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East London could really go downhill after 2012 (on skis that is!)

Although all the attention right now is on what will happen to the Olympic Stadium, arguably more significance – particularly when it comes t...

Disused print works set for £250,000 transformation

A disused print works centre in Hackney Wick will be transformed into an arts centre as part of a £250,000 regeneration project. David Kohn Archit...

New £2.4 million riverside crossing to help avoid flyover

Right now, if you’re enjoying a cycle ride past Three Mills and on to the Olympic site you need to hop off when you reach the Bow Flyover. Bu...

In their own words: Olympic Stadium debate

With the Olympic Stadium decision imminent, opinions, anger and impatience are flying around the web and the airwaves. Here’s a summary from ...

Let there be light! (I hope the opening ceremony is better)

“Oh the drama! Oh the excitement! Oh the… oh… hold on… they’re warming up… give it a sec. There we go. I’...

Winter Wonderland: Olympic Park beautifully blanketed

Diamond Geezer took a stroll up from his native Bow yesterday to get some beautiful snaps (and a nifty video) of the Olympic Park and surrounding a...

Will dreams become reality? BBC looks in-depth at future of Olympic Park

As we make our way into 2011, BBC London has been taking stock of the current legacy situation. A special series of pieces, starting here, starts w...

Picture post: Beautiful mist over the Olympic Park

Beautiful aerial shot of a misty Olympic Park and beyond. Taken by Frans Zwart, and spotted by Andy Wilkes. Picture post: Beautiful mist over the O...

£500m ringfenced for post-2012 Olympic Park transformation

From Paul Norman at Estates Gazette: The government is set to sign off £500m of funding during the spending review period for the transforma...

West Ham: Relegation would not halt Olympic Stadium bid

When it comes to the Olympics, it feels like this is the only news worth talking about lately – but it’s likely to be the big issue ove...

Olympic Park FINISHED! (According to the new London A to Z, that is)

The last London A-Z featured little more than cleared marshland beyond Hackney Wick. But now look at it. In all its glory, the Olympic Park: Terrif...

River Lea voted among nation’s worst rivers

Rubbish, pollution and low fish stocks blight the Hackney stretch, say critics

Pudding Mill Lane station, Greenway and ViewTube café all to be closed during Games

If ‘legacy’ is the king of buzzwords for the London 2012 Olympic Games, then ‘security’ is most certainly its queen. It see...

Hammers and Newham up against Spurs and AEG in battle for stadium

Not at all unexpected, but now confirmed: Newham and West Ham United will be up against Tottenham Hotspur and AEG in the decision to take over the ...

London 2012 Olympic Park gets arty

Newly appointed artist-in-residence and curator to lead on participatory creative projects

New towpath to be unveiled on River Lea

11am-12pm Saturday 13 November, Lea Bridge Road E10 7QL

ViewTube, London’s hottest new tourist attraction

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m a big fan of the ViewTube – the intriguing cafe plonked in the middle of the Olympic Pa...

Is there an unexploded WW2 bomb under the Olympic Stadium?

The Daily Express got a little excited yesterday about the prospect of an unexploded bomb lurking somewhere deep beneath the Olympic Stadium. It sa...

Confirmed: Olympic Marathon route will definitely leave out east London

It’s the news we were all fearing. The Olympic Marathon will now definitely not be finishing in the Olympic Stadium, missing out east London ...

Analysis: A storm brews as West Ham and Tottenham lock horns over Stadium takeover

All the bids for the Olympic Stadium are now in. We don’t know how many there were, or exactly when they’ll announce the “winner&...

A walk around Westfield, the Olympic Park and John Lewis

Estate’s Gazette’s Paul Norman has been on his travels – a tour around a (noisy) construction site for Westfield and the Olympics...

Olympic Media Centre begins touting for tenants

Technically this is a story from Hackney, but given that the Media Centre’s success would mean thousands of local jobs it is very important t...

Anti-”Nuclear train” protest planned for weekend

The Nuclear Trains Action Group (NTAG) is planning a demonstration outside Stratford station this Saturday. From 11am-1pm, the group will be handin...

The prettiest building site in the world? Meadow blossoms on Olympic Park

Some lovely pictures from the official London 2012 bunch. Looks swell, no? This current crop of meadow-y goodness is a trial run for 2012 – m...

How the Canadians see us: “Dirty, dilapidated slums”

The opening four paragraphs from an article about our Olympics in the Vancouver Sun: The contrast is stark. Compared with the grandeur and beauty o...

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