Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium, London

BASIC INFO

Name:Olympic Stadium
Location:London, England
Opened:2012
Closed:N/A
Rebuilt:Due to be transformed
Capacity:80,000
Tenants:LOCOG, West Ham United.
Previous Names:N/A
Events staged:

Athletics, music concerts, and soon to be football.

BUILD

Construction Cost:Approx £537 million
Construction:Populous and Sir Peter Cook

LINKS

Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Stadium_%28London%29
Stadium website:http://www.london2012.com/games/venues/olympic-stadium.php
Web cam:

RANDOM FACT

The stadium sits on a former industrial site which is surrounded by waterways which gives the Olympic Stadium its nickname of 'Island Stadium'.

NEWS

21/10/2014 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TO UNDERGO £50M ROOF RECONSTRUCTION

24/09/2014 - WEST HAM VICE-CHAIRMAN RULES OUT STADIUM SHARE WITH SPURS

01/07/2014 - LEYTON ORIENT OLYMPIC STADIUM DISPUTE SETTLED

15/01/2014 NO FURTHER PUBLIC MONEY TO BE SPENT ON OLYMPIC STADIUM TRANSFORMATION

08/01/2014 - BALFOUR BEATTY AWARDED OLYMPIC STADIUM CONTRACT

20/11/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TRANSFORMATION GATHERS PACE

20/09/2013 - ORIENT LOSE IN HIGH COURT

11/09/2013 ORIENT'S OLYMPIC STADIUM BATTLE HAS LORDS SUPPORT

19/08/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TRANSFORMATION BEGINS

24/07/2013 - WEST HAM OLYMPIC STADIUM MOVE IN DOUBT

19/07/2013 HOY RETURNS TO OLYMPIC STADIUM

13/06/2013 - HEARN WON'T GO DOWN WITHOUT A FIGHT

10/02/2014 - WEST HAM UNITED SELL UPTON PARK

11/06/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM WILL BE WORLD CLASS

29/05/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM GRANTED REDEVELOPMENT

22/03/2013 - WEST HAM SEAL OLYMPIC STADIUM

06/03/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM LEASE TO BE DECIDED IN COURT

04/01/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TO REOPEN FOR MUSIC VENUE 

15/11/2012 - THREE MEN CHARGED OVER OLYMPIC STADIUM SPYING

31/10/2012 - NFL LOOK TO LONDON'S OLYMPIC STADIUM

05/10/2012- ORIENT WOULD CHANGE NAME

11/09/2012 WEST HAM TO MAKE OLYMPIC STADIUM A MULTI-PURPOSE VENUE

11/09/2012 OLYMPIC STADIUM MAY HOST RUGBY WORLD CUP

20/11/2013 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TRANSFORMATION GATHERS PACE

09/09/2012 HURST WANTS WEST HAM STADIUM MOVE

16/08/2012 EXTRA PARALYMPIC TICKETS GO ON SALE

07/08/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM COST RISES

30/07/2012 - OLYMPIC CAULDRON RELOCATED

18/07/2012 - HEARN WANTS OLYMPIC STADIUM GROUNDSHARE

22/06/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM COULD HOST F1

21/06/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM GETS ARCHITECTURE AWARD

12/06/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE

04/05/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM OPENING EVENT

25/08/2011 - OLYMPIC STADIUM DECISION GRANTED JUDICIAL REVIEW

18/08/2011 - LONDON BIDS FOR 2017 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

05/08/2011 - OLYMPIC STADIUM WRAP GETS FUNDING

29/07/2011 - FINAL COUNTDOWN FOR LONDON 2012

29/06/2011 - SPURS APPLY FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW OVER OLYMPIC STADIUM

23/06/2011 - OLYMPIC STADIUM JUDICIAL REVIEW REJECTED

10/05/2011 - SPURS LAUNCH JUDICIAL REVIEW OVER OLYMPIC STADIUM

31/03/2011 - SPURS LEGAL THREAT TO OLYMPIC STADIUM

29/03/2011 - CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE AT OLYMPIC STADIUM

03/03/2011 - WEST HAM APPROVED OLYMPIC STADIUM TENANT

11/02/2011 - WEST HAM PREFERRED OLYMPIC PARK BIDDER

25/01/2011 - OLYMPIC STADIUM DECISION POSTPONED

21/01/2011 - FINAL SUBMISSIONS FOR OLYMPIC PARK

13/01/2011 - 2012 OLYMPIC BEACH VOLLEYBALL STADIUM APPROVED

31/12/2010 - 2010 STADIUM ROUND-UP

25/11/2010 - WHITE HART LANE PLANS APPROVED

16/10/2010 - SARACENS RULE OUT BIG STADIUM MOVE

18/08/2010 - BIDDING BEGINS FOR OLYMPIC STADIUM

26/03/2010 - ODA ANNOUNCE OLYMPIC STADIUM CONSTRUCTION LANDMARK

15/03/2010 - LONDON SHORTLISTED FOR 2015 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

OFFERS

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